Hours: Dinner: seven days
Brunch, lunch: Saturday-Sunday
Open late: Friday & Saturday till 11
Casual neighborhood wine bar featuring small plates, brick-oven-fired pizzas, and a mostly Italian wine list. There's brunch on weekends.
At Frasca our youthful server enthusiastically raved about each of our "great choices." We wisely chose the olive oil flight, three extra virgins served with semolina bread for $5, and discriminatingly sampled the prosciutto-wrapped fontina. From the "Farmer's Table" menu, a selection of cheeses, meats, and bruschetta to mix or match, we selected three tasty bruschetta for $8. Brick-oven pizzas are the rage all over town these days, but it isn't often that there's a build-your-own option in addition to the traditional standards; Gorgonzola, fennel sausage, and arugula are among the ingredients. Entrees come in the form of roasted meat, fish, and fowl, but I'd have been all over orecchiette with soppressata, cannellini beans, and olives if I hadn't stuffed myself on appetizers--not such a great choice there. Frasca's mostly Italian wine list offers a good selection, including red and white flights with choices ranging far from your typical Chiantis and pinot grigios.
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