The restaurant's main dish menu is divided into meat, poultry, and fish dishes, offering a large variety of both local and international dishes, such as chicken enchilada (Mexican grilled chicken wrapped in tortilla bread), della gazza fried chicken (chicken stuffed with smoked turkey and cheese), the classic Egyptian dish of stuffed pigeons, meat piccata, Italian grilled veal scallopini
, and quell fish (fish fillet stuffed with shrimps and shrimp sauce).
I couldn't argue in good conscience, so we ate monkfish scallopini
with spring vegetables and talked about foulmouthed puppets in a musical.
I jumped onto Scallopini
next, quite sure I wasn't looking civil anymore.
The recipes themselves range from Tilapia with Browned Butter Caper Sauce; Sweet Potato Chestnut Soup; Veal Scallopini
; Butternut Squash Farrolo; and Balsamic Glazed Onions; to Provencal Wheatberry Salad; Amalfi Sage Chicken; Cheesy Grits Casserole; Eggplant and Tomato Tart; Roasted Vegetable Crisps; and Halvah Baklava.
What: Nothing spells out Christmas than a good selection of pork, beef, chicken and fish spread, such as Beef Scallopini
, slow-cooked stewed beef with mushrooms; Chicken Galantina, deboned chicken stuffed with cheese, sausage, pimiento, pickles, ground pork and chicken; Fish Foldover with Lemon Butter Sauce, fish fillet stuffed with ham and cheese bathed in lemon butter sauce; Hickory Pork Belly, tender and sweet pork in barbecue marinade; and Callos, which has the aroma of the chorizo bilbao blending subtly with the ox tripe.
From roast duck to veal scallopini
to grilled salmon with marinated cabbage or herb-infused braised lamb shank, there's everything about Pino's menu to tempt you.
Hash-browns and Peas on Truffle Cream was a delight, something that would make one hanker for more than one piece, but then came the main course - Seared Ostrich Scallopini
Wrapped with US Battered Wedges on Tomato Stew and Wild Mushroom Ragout.
Entrees include chicken scallopini
, linguine with scallops and peas and filet mignon Oscar.
Available in frozen form under the Gardein brand are Classic Style Buffalo Wings; Home Style Beefless Tips, Marinara Chick'n Good Stuff, "chicken" with creamy tomato and vegan cheese stuffing; Seven Grain Crispy Tenders, a chicken-like nugget; and Lightly Seasoned Chick'n Scallopini
. A bag weighs nine or ten ounces.
"My daughter especially enjoys the Seven-Grain Crispy Tenders, Chick'n Scallopini
, Beefless Tips, and the Ultimate Beefless Burgers, which have amazing flavor and texture and even contain grains like kamut, amaranth, millet, and quinoa.
pepo scallop squash, 'Dark Green Scallopini
' (F1) these fruits have a 'Sunburst' (Fl) more solid texture.
The mix of dishes, some requiring only assembly and others involving more ambitious cooking techniques, include vegan staples such as granola, hummus, and pesto, along with traditional meat- and dairy-based recipes that have been updated with vegan-friendly substitutions: Gardein's vegan chick'n scallopini
is used in a paella dish; shepherd's pie is made with vegan ground round; and "Vegan Dazs" ice cream is made with frozen bananas.