La Macchina Menus
Minestrone Classico - Bowl
Italian Style mixed Vegetable Soup
Minestrone Classico - Cup
Italian Style Mixed Vegetable Soup
Zuppa di Pesce - Bowl
Traditional Seafood Soup recipe from the Islands of Italy
Grilled Calamari over arugula with balsamic reduction
Grilled Calamari over arugula with balsamic reduction
Fried Calamari with a marina sauce for dipping
Mixed Grilled Vegetables
Italian Style mixed vegetables, garlic, parsley and olive oil
Olives - Imported Mediterranean
Imported Mediterranean warmed in the oven
Fried Puff bread served hot, perfect for cold cuts and cheeses
Caprese salad with Buffalo mozzarella, tomatoes and basil
Burrata mozzarella served with cherry tomatoes.
Roma Tomatoes & Gorgonzola Bruschetta
Tomato Bruschetta with Gorgonzola and balsamic reduction
Tagliere Mix Cheese & Meat
Assortment of imported cold cuts and cheeses imported from Italy
Smoked Salmon Bruschetta
Red onion, capers and parmigiano reggiano cream.
La Macchina Salad
Apples, grapes, mix greens, sweet-spicy pecans tossed with home-made Italian dressing and topped with gorgonzola cheese.
Arugula & Pear Salad
Arugula, pear, parmigiano reggiano, pine nuts and balsamic vinegar.
Romaine lettuce, anchovies, croutons and Parmigaino
Hand Cut Tagliatelle alla Bolognese
Handcut Tagliatelle with Bolognese meat sauce and Parmigiano
Handcut Tagliatelle with Porcini e Tartufo
Handcut Tagliatelle with Porcini mushrooms and truffle
Tagliolini Neri con Gamberone - Tiger Prawn
Tiger Prawn over squid ink Tagliolini, clams, mussels and mace
House Made Tortelli Verdi Reggiani
Housemade chard and spinach ravioli in butter and sage sauce with Parmigiano Reggiano.
House Made Ravioli di Zucca Mantovani - Butternut Squash Tortelli
Butternut Squash and Amaretti ravioli in butter and sage sauce with Parmigiano Reggiano.
Meat Ravioli in wild boar tomato sauce
Malloreddus al Cinghiale - Gnocchi in Wild Boar Sauce
Sardinian Wheat gnocchi in wild boar red sauce
Orecchiette with Sausage & Rapini
Orecchiette with sausage and rapini broccoli
Linguine ai Frutti di Mare
Linguine & Seafood, served with clams, mussels, shrimp and scallops in a spicy marinara sauce or aioli garlic sauce.
Gnocchi al Pomodoro e Mozzarella di Bufala - Tomato Sauce
and Buffalo Mozzarella
Potato Gnocchi with Tomato Sauce and Buffalo mozzarella
Gnocchi alla Genovese - Creamy Pesto
Potato Gnocchi in Creamy Pesto Sauce
Gnocchi al Tartufo - Black Truffle Sauce
Potato Gnocchi in creamy Black Truffle & Parmigiano Reggiano
Risotto ai Porcini e Tarttufo - Procini and Black Truffle
Mushroom Risotto with porcini and black truffle
Asparagus & Speck Risotto
Asparagus and smoked prosciutto risotto
Risotto Nuvolari - Sausage and Truffle
Sausage and Truffle Risotto Manhattan style
Sausage & Peppers Polenta
Traditional northern Italian cornmeal served with Gorgonzola cheese,
sausage and sweet peppers
Branzino - Oven roasted Mediterranean Sea Bass
Oven-Baked whole Branzino with mixed vegetables, rosemary, bay leaves, garlic, lemon and white wine
Capesante Sarde - Sea Scallops
U10 scallops, semidry tomatoes, and leeks over arugula salad and lemon dressing
Bistecca Fiorentina - 60 ounce Porterhouse Steak
Fiorentina 60 ounce porterhouse steak, grass-fed beef, dry-aged for at least 15 days, grilled rare, sliced and tossed with extra virgin olive oil, sea salt and rosemary. Good for 3 - 4 persons
Braciola di Maiale al Latte e Salvia - 16 ounce french cut pork chop
16-ounce pork chop, french cut, marinated at least 24 hours, seared on the grill and finished with milk and sage.
Pollo Ruspante alla Birra Daisy Cutter - Free Range Chicken finished in Daisy Cutter Beer
1/2 free-range chicken, deboned, rolled with veggies, bacon, cloves, sage, cinnamon bark and finished in Chicago's own pale ale Daisy Cutter
Pollo Ruspante - Free Range Chicken
1/2 free-range roasted, deboned and finished with Portuguese wine and served over grilled asparagus and rosemary potatoes.
Linguine alla Puttanesca
Linguine, capers, olives, cherry tomatoes, garlic, parsley, perfectly prepared in a white wine sauce
Grigliata Mista di Terra - Mixed Grill Meats
Mixed grilled meats, beef, pork, chicken, lamb and sausage served with grilled vegetables in garlic, parsley and black pepper.
Grigliata Mista di Mare
Mixed grilled seafood, U4 tiger prawn, U10 scallop, octopus, calamari, shrimp, clams, mussels, served with arugula salad in lemon dressing
Bistecca Toscana - Tuscan style Steak
Tuscan steak, Filet, NY Strip or Ribeye, sliced and dressed with rosemary and olive oil, served with truffle mashed potatoes
La Vera Pizza - Margherita
Margherita with tomato sauce, mozzarella and basil
Caeseara - 4 cheese
Quattro Formaggi: robiola, taleggio, gorgonzola and pecorino Sardo
Indiavolata - Spicy Sauce and sausage
Spicy Sauce and sausage made with or without cheese
Tomato sauce, mixed veggies, garlic and parsley (served with or without cheese)
La Vacca e il Mare - Burrata and Zucchinni Blossoms
Mozzarella Burrata, courgette flowers (zucchini blossoms) and bottarga (dried roe)
Rustica - Roasted Potatoes
Mozzarella, roasted potatoes, rosemary, pistacchio mortadella
Affumicata - Smaked Ricotta and Sausage
Smoked ricotta, mozzarella, white wine and fennel sausage
Capretta - Arugula and Truffle Oil
Tomato sauce, mozzarella, aged goat cheese, arugula and truffle oil
Dalle Dolomiti al Vesuvio - Prosciutto
Tomato sauce, buffalo mozzarella from Naples, cherry tomatoes, and speck prosciutto from the Dolomites
Tomato sauce, sliced mozzarella (fior Di Latte), and prosciutto di Parma
Marinara CDC (Come Dio Comanda)
Tomato Sauce, Tiger Prawn U4, jumbo scallops U10, clams, mussels, and octopus
Prosciutto Panini - Pinsa Bread
Prosciutto di parma, mozzarella cheese, tomatoes, basil, and extra virgin olive oil.
Ribeye Panini - Pinsa Bread
Made with fresh mozzarella cheese, tomatoes, arugula, sauteed onion, and red horseradish mayonnaise. Served with a choice of side.
Grilled Chicken Panini - Pinsa Bread
Grilled chicken breast with mixed peppers, fresh mozzarella cheese, arugula, and red pepper mayonnaise.
Ham & Cheese Panini - Pinsa Bread
Made with tomatoes, red onion, arugula, and cayenne pepper mayonnaise.
Grilled Veggie Panini - Pinsa Bread
Made with grilled zucchini, yellow squash, eggplant and roasted pepper with pesto mayonnaise.
Prosciutto Di Parma & Mozzarella Di Bufala Piadina
Mixed grilled vegetables, garlic, parsley and olive oil
Lunch La Macchina Salad
Apples, grapes, mixed greens, sweet-spicy pecans tossed with homemade Italian dressing and topped with gorgonzola cheese.
Lunch Green Apple Salad
Made with celery and roasted honey walnuts in a lemon oil dressing.
Lunch Arugula & Seckel Pear Salad
Served with parmigiano reggiano, pine nuts and balsamic vinegar.
Lunch Chopped Salad
Mixed romaine and iceberg lettuce in italian dressing with capicollo, salame, gruyere cheese, pepperoncini, cherry tomatoes, black olives, red onions and tubetti pasta.
Lunch Caesar Salad
Made with crostini.
Served with sausage and rapini.
Lunch House Made Tortelli
Housemade chard and spinach Tortelli with butter and parmigiano reggiano.
Lunch House Made Butternut Squash Ravioli
Made with butter, parmigiano reggiano and sage.
Lunch Hand Cut Tagliatelle
Made with bolognese sauce.
Lunch Chef Rigatoni
Made with grilled chicken and bacon in a red pepper cream sauce.
Hand-made Lasagne in our signature bolognese sauce
and parmigiano besciamella
Linguine Alle Vongole
Eggs any style with Rosemary, Potatoes & Bacon
Frittata - Spinach, Mushroom & Sun-dried Tomatoes
Frittata - Prosciutto Parma, mozzarella and asparagus
Frittata - Sausage, Tomatoes, Peppers and Pecorino
Smoked Salmon Plate
Smoked Salmon on crostini with Italian cream cheese, capers and onions
Lemon Sorbetto with Vodka
Affogato Al Caffe'
Gianduia gelato with espresso coffee
Scoop of Gelato
Gnocco Fritto Dolce
Puff Bread served with honey and powdered sugar
Chocolate cake with molten chocolate inside
Pardula su un Lett di frutta Calda al Rum
Individual sheep cheesecake with saffron, served over warm rum berries
Seada per Due
Puff Pastry with goat cheese, lemon and orange zest, dressed with honey
Due Cannoli Siciliani
We have a complete cocktail bar and have brunch from
11:00AM to 3:00PM on weekends