Denver, CO – Osteria Marco, located at 1453 Larimer St, www.osteriamarco.com offers a bit of higher brow great game day eats. The restaurant is owned by renowned restaurateur Frank Bonanno and offers a spin on Italian fare with a great selection of wines at the forefront.
Start your meal off with a cheese and meat selection with locally sourced meats and cheeses or imported as well. Appetizers include Meatball Sliders, Calamari, grilled Artichokes and Calamari. Salads are some of the normal choices with Caesar and a house salad but others include a Spelt Berry, Bisteca and Shaved Lamb. Paninis offered give the quick diner a selection of Lamb, spicy Sausage and even a Portabella for the vegetarian in the group.
Moving on to the best Osteria Marco offers – PIZZA! Go for a traditional Margherita with tomato sauce, mozzarella and fresh basil. Or opt for a more specialized pie. The Shrimp and House Sausage includes Fresno Chiles, Red Onions and Arugula. The Carbonara includes Pancetta, egg and pecorino cheese. If you really want something different try the Fig and Crispy Proscuitto which has a fig puree, goat cheese, Fontina and Truffle Oil.
Main dishes, or Secondi, offer some savory selections. Veal Saltimbocca, Lamb Meatballs, Pan Seared Scallops and Eggplant Parmesan offer different fare from the above mentioned Pizza selection.
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