Pseudo-Italian dishes in the US
Labretti sandwich (USA): a freshly baked, folded pizza shell filled with a fusion of flavors.
Alfredo sauce (USA): “it was named by an Italian restaurateur at his restaurant Alfredo alla Scrofa in Rome” (?!).
The “10” round” pizza. (USA)
“Italian sausage” (USA)
“Italian style pepperoni” (USA)
Buffalo Chicken Pizza (USA): Hot boneless buffalo chicken with melted mozzarella, deliciously balanced with cool scallions and ranch dressing.
Barbecue Chicken Pizza (USA): Roasted chicken, succulent roasted onions, diced tomatoes and mozzarella topped with barbecue sauce.
Thai Peanut Chicken (USA): Roasted chicken, fine Asian vegetables, peanuts and mozzarella perfected with a Thai peanut sauce.
The Florence Pizza (USA): Garden fresh broccoli and mushrooms share this pizza with perfectly roasted chicken, melted mozzarella and parmesan.
Spinach & Artichoke (USA): Garlic infused spinach and artichoke, roasted onions, melted mozzarella, parmesan and a velvety Alfredo sauce.
Chicken Parmesan Pasta (USA): Parmesan breaded chicken over linguini pasta in tomato sauce, finished with grated parmesan, shredded mozzarella and fresh parsley.
Chicken Marsala Pasta (USA): Pan seared chicken breast over perfectly prepared linguini, tossed with garlic infused Marsala wine Alfredo sauce, fresh mushrooms and garnished with parsley.
Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Pasta (USA): Penne pasta with garden fresh broccoli and roasted chicken tossed in a classic Alfredo sauce and garnished with parsley.
Thai Peanut Chicken Pasta (USA): Roasted chicken, linguini, red peppers, onions, carrots, mushrooms and spinach tossed in our spicy Thai peanut sauce. Garnished with peanuts and scallions.
Marsala Mushroom Penne Pasta (USA): Italian penne pasta with white mushrooms in a signature Alfredo sauce flavored with onion, garlic and Marsala wine.
Sausage, Onion & Pepper Penne Pasta (USA): Penne served with mild Italian sausage in a rich tomato sauce topped with roasted green peppers and roasted onions.
Linguini With Our Handmade Meatballs Pasta (USA): classic meatballs slowly roasted and piled on classic linguini.
Fire-Crunch Chicken Labretti (USA): Roasted buffalo chicken, scallions, and crumbled bleu cheese, cooled down with our crisp carrot and celery ranch slaw.
Chicken Ranch BLT Labretti (USA): Sugar cured crisp bacon, roasted chicken, shredded cheddar, sliced roma tomatoes with shredded lettuce, drizzled with ranch dressing.
Pesto Chicken Labretti (USA): Farm fresh spinach, roasted onions, shredded mozzarella and grated parmesan tossed with basil pesto and ranch dressing.
Handmade Meatball Labretti (USA): classic meatballs with our pizza sauce, shredded mozzarella and grated parmesan cheese.
Peppercorn Steak Labretti (USA): Roasted Philly steak, market fresh spring greens with mushrooms and red onions. We add shredded mozzarella and a creamy peppercorn sauce.
“Italian” Labretti (USA): Finest quality Italian meats; capicola and genoa salami. To this we add mozzarella, farm fresh shredded lettuce, tomatoes, red onion and balsamic dressing.
“Stromboli” (USA): a type of turnover filled with various cheeses, Italian meats such as salami, capicola and bresaola or vegetables. The dough is Italian bread dough.
The dicotomy gelato / ice cream (USA): “gelato is Italy’s regional variant of ice cream” (?!).