We sample some of its dishes: Carbonara, Pizzaiola
Pasta, Miso-Glazed Salmon, Mushroom Burger, Flatiron Burger, Spahettini Capri and the signature dish, Flatiron Brisket 6.
For your entre, select either the traditional turkey dinner, served with fresh candied yams, house-made cranberry sauce and seasonal vegetables for $32; or the beef tenderloin medallions pizzaiola
two four-ounce tenderloin fillets topped with sauted onion and pepper tomato sauce served over mushroom risotto for $38.
We decide to eat from the specials list with my wife going for Cefalo Pizzaiola
which was fillets of local silver mullet in a tomato and garlic sauce served with pasta ribbons.
I worked my way through most of the menu, skipping the Steak alla Pizzaiola
because at $4.
Other aspects include feature pendant lights, chevron panelled pizzaiola
counter, light natural oak chairs with tan and dark brown leather seat pads and white Carrara marble and natural oak tables.
I go for cock-a-leekie terrine with prune puree and marinated steak kebab with spicy wedges and pizzaiola
sauce, although I could just as easily have plumped for the honey and marsala glazed pork fillets or the aromatic salmon with pilaf rice and ginger.
With meat that's prepared in this manner, it's an easy process to salt and pepper it, quickly sear it in hot olive oil and then simmer it for 15 minutes in the pizzaiola
Veal figures prominently--served di Vitello, alla pizzaiola
, al Marsala, alla Parmigina, alla Veneziano, as a grilled chop or as saltimbocca alla Romana.
Maybe choose from fettuccine - flat thin noodles made with fresh egg yolk - or perhaps penne pasta quills Pollo Tarragon Chicken pieces with mushrooms in a white wine and tarragon cream sauce, served with potatoes Pollo Pizzaiola
Chicken pieces in a tomato sauce with fresh chilli and olives, served with potatoes Pasta Arrabbiata (V) Pasta quills with fresh chilli and garlic served in our traditional Italian tomato sauce Pate della Casa Brussels Pate served with freshly toasted bread Funghi All'Aglio Sauteed mushrooms with garlic butter Crostone Mediterraneo Toasted bread topped with courgettes, prawns, olive oil and garlic Crostone Salami Mozzarella Toasted bread topped with warm salami and mozzarella cheese.
The buffet featured vegetable Chow Mein, chicken manchurian, aloo (potato) Hyderabadi, mixed grills, biryani rice and steak pizzaiola
Both our steaks were cooked just as we had ordered and the dijon and pizzaiola
sauces (pounds 1 each) were great accompaniments.
An explosive device was placed in the back of, or underneath, a pick up truck near Pizzaiola
restaurant in Hadda.