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Join Chef Giuseppe every Tuesday starting at 5:30 pm and discover some of Cafe Carolina’s unique vegetarian Italian Pizzas, Pastas & Salads.

Vegan options available. Regular Food & Wine menu served all evening.

VEGETARIAN TUESDAYS MENU


PIZZAS


All Pizzas Can Be Made With Vegan Cheese

Margherita
Named in 1889 for Margherita of Savoy, Queen of Italy, upon her visit to Naples – created using the colors of the Italian flag: marinara sauce (red), fresh mozzarella (white), fresh basil (green), and parmesan. $10.95

Gorgonzola
Walnuts, caramelized onion, fresh mozzarella, fresh sage, and gorgonzola cheese. $13.75

Isabella
Marinara, grilled eggplant, marinated artichokes, roasted red bell peppers, goat cheese. $13.95

Funghi
Marinara, fresh mozzarella, mushrooms, red onion, parmesan, parsley. $13.50

 

PASTAS


Ravioli Cremaschi
Authentic regional homemade ravioli stuffed with a sweet filling of amaretti, raisins, citron and parmesan cheese, served in a sage-brown butter sauce. $15.50

Pizzoccheri Valtellinesi
Homemade organic buckwheat pasta, cabbage, potato, spinach, fontina, brown butter (not gluten-free). $14.95

Strozzapreti
Homemade ricotta-spinach gnocchi baked in a porcini and white mushroom-cream sauce. $14.95

Gnocchi Gorgonzola
Homemade classic Italian-style potato dumplings in a sauce of creamy imported gorgonzola and sage. $13.95

Penne with Butter or Olive Oil
Plain and simple, with or without parmesan. $10

Marinara (traditional tomato);

Arrabbiata (spicy marinara). $11.25

Alfredo (shallots, cream, parmesan);

Pink (marinara, cream). $11.75
Puttanesca (capers, olives, anchovies, marinara). $13.95
VEGAN WITHOUT ANCHOVIES

Pesto
(basil, olive oil, crushed tomato, garlic, pine nuts, parmesan; or vegan). $13.95

Funghi
(white mushrooms, sundried tomatoes, shallots, cream). $13.75

Sorrentina (marinara, tomatoes and fresh mozzarella; especially good with gnocchi). $13.75

 

SALADS


Insalata Verde — House Salad
Organic mixed greens tossed with balsamic vinaigrette, topped with shaved parmesan. $6.50
VEGAN WITHOUT CHEESE

Semplice di Spinaci — Spinach Salad
Organic spinach, red onion, mushrooms, walnuts, and a warm shallot vinaigrette, topped with salted ricotta. $8.95
VEGAN WITHOUT CHEESE

Insalata Romana — Roman Salad
Romaine, Treviso radicchio, dried figs, walnuts and red onions, topped with a creamy gorgonzola dressing. $9.95
VEGAN IF SUB BALSAMIC DRESSING

Insalata di Parma — Parma Salad
Sliced imported Parma prosciutto topped with organic arugula tossed with balsamic vinaigrette, and sprinkled with shaved parmesan. $12.95 — No prosciutto $8
VEGAN WITHOUT CHEESE

Insalata Rossa – Beet Salad

Beets, organic cannellini beans, caramelized onions, topped with goat cheese. $8.95
VEGAN WITHOUT CHEESE

Burrata Winter Caprese
Fresh burrata (mozzarella with a creamy center), roasted bell peppers, olives, pesto, shaved parmesan. $11.95

Arancini – Fried Rice Balls (gluten free)
Arborio rice mixed with mozzarella, carrots, peas, egg, parsley, parmesan, touch of marinara. $10.95

Crostino ai Funghi e Tartufo
Toasted baguette topped with cashew spread, sautéed white mushrooms, caramelized onions, fontina cheese, drizzled with truffle oil. $9.95