Happy Birthday to Lori at IL Ritorno

Il Ritorno hosted an excellent birthday dinner for Lori last April.

We started with Cin Cin Prosecco, which is always delicious.

Cin Cin Prosecco

Cin Cin Prosecco

The first anitpasti was an amazing Duck Egg with Agrodulce Fiddleheads, Crispy Guanciale, Smoked La Tur & Toasted Focaccia.

Duck Egg

Duck Egg

Our second antipasti was one of our favorites that we get almost all of the time: Octopus Puttanesca with Kalamata Puree, Confit Tomatoes, Grana Crisp, Calabrese Chili & Confit Garlic.

Octopus Puttanesca

Octopus Puttanesca

For the main course we had Prime Ribeye with Dutch Marble Potatoes, Agliata, Pickled Black Mustard Seeds, Baby Zucchini & Truffle Butter.

Prime Ribeye

Prime Ribeye

Made special off the menu: Pasghetti & Meat Bulbs (Not on the menu, don't ask for it, he will never make it again, made special, and Kosher just for Noah. (Ironically best meatballs in St. Pete.)

Pasghetti & Meat Bulbs

Pasghetti & Meat Bulbs

There were a couple of super tasty accompaniments of Sourdough Spaetzle and Roasted Brussels Sprouts.

Sourdough Spaetzle

Sourdough Spaetzle

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Desserts: Vanilla bean mousse. Nutella gelato and apple fritter with maple cinnamon gelato and cinnamon pecans. Yum!

Vanilla bean mousse. Nutella gelato and apple fritter with maple cinnamon gelato and cinnamon pecans

Vanilla bean mousse. Nutella gelato and apple fritter with maple cinnamon gelato and cinnamon pecans

Birthday Menu

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IL Ritorno
449 Central Ave #101
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
(727) 897-5900
http://www.ilritornodowntown.com/

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