Prezza Reopens Tomorrow Night; Here's Their New Menu

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Prezza's bar, back in action. Photo: Regan

A rep tells Grub Street that Prezza will reopen tomorrow night. The North End staple was ravaged by a fire back in July. To commemorate the reopening, Anthony Caturano has made some changes to the menu. A few new post-fire delicacies: braised chicken thighs, anchovy-stuffed eggplant, chestnut soup, chestnut ravioli, pumpkin ravioli, venison loin, and roasted branzino. Glimpse the full menu ahead.

Appetizers
Veal Carpaccio with lemon, arugula, parmigiano and wild mushrooms $16
Lambrusco braised chicken thighs with prosciutto and crispy potatoes $16
Burrata, sauté spinach, basil pesto and roasted cherry tomatoes $16
Eggplant stuffed with fresh anchovies, scamorza and roasted tomato $16
Sunny Egg, wild mushrooms and grilled bread $16
Roasted Portobello Mushrooms, roasted tomatoes over creamy polenta $16
Seared Scallops, pumpkin, sage, mascarpone, and spiced hazelnuts $16
Wild Mushroom Risotto, mushroom duxelles and fontina cheese $16
Grilled Clams, sausage, tomato, lemon zest and oregano $16
Baccala, tomato, fresh chili pepper and chick peas $16
Prosciutto with parmigiano and12 year old balsamic vinegar $16
Crispy Shrimp, Italian slaw and cherry pepper aioli $16
Spicy Mussels, tomato-fennel stew and chorizo polenta $16
Wood Grilled Squid and Octopus, braised white beans and toasted parsley $16
*Tuna Tar-Tare mixed with citrus vinaigrette, crispy oysters and micro greens $16

Salad and Soup
Mixed green salad with dried figs, walnuts, blood orange, and Gorgonzola vinaigrette $12
Baby Red Romaine salad, croutons, olives, red onion, tomato, cucumber, feta cheese and red wine vinaigrette $12
Chestnut soup with croutons, duck confit, white beans and mushrooms $15

Handmade Pasta
"Ravioli di Ouvo" Ravioli stuffed with ricotta and egg yolk tossed with butter and sage $12
Ricotta stuffed Pansotti with butter, sage and Aceto Balsamico
Chestnut Raviolini with pulled duck, butter and parmigiano cheese
Pumpkin Ravioli with brown butter, sage, mascarpone and lobster meat
Potato Gnocchi a la Bolognese- Rustic meat ragout, tomato, porcini cream and pecorino cheese
Pasta as Appetizer $15 ~ Pasta as Entrée $30

Entrees
From the Oven
Fish stew, lobster, swordfish, shrimp, clams, mussels, squid, lobster broth, toasted bread with saffron aioli $38
Roasted Halibut with squid ink gnocchi, lobster, cherry tomatoes and basil lobster broth $34
Crispy Pork Chop with vinegar peppers, potatoes and roasted red onions $28
Roasted Bronzino with Brussels sprouts, black olives and roast potatoes $28
Homemade Meatballs, sausage, ribs, tomato and polenta $26
Boneless free range half Chicken, Yukon mashed potato, green beans and roasted onion $28

From the Wood Grill
Veal Porter House, saffron lobster risotto, broccoli rabe and red wine sauce $46
Swordfish with tomato braised baby octopus, chili flake and chick peas $30
Venison loin with grilled cabbage and amarone risotto $38
Angus Sirloin with Yukon mashed potato and grilled asparagus $44
Rotisserie Special of the night with a choice of one side *Limited Availability*

Sides
Wood Grilled Asparagus with pecorino cheese $8
Broccoli Rabe, extra virgin olive oil, and pecorino cheese $8
White Beans with olive oil and Arugula $8
Chunky golden Yukon mashed potato $8
Polenta with tomato, basil and parmigiano cheese $8