Wednesday, May 21, 2014

New Specials and Spring Dishes at A la Lucia

Homemade Pesto Gnocchi

From our friends at A la Lucia...

Located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, A la Lucia is neighborhood restaurant that specializes in traditional homemade Italian fare. With an extensive wine list, vibrant bar scene and charming patio, A la Lucia is perfect for a casual lunch, intimate dinner, drinks with friends or even a business gathering. Here’s a look at the restaurant’s latest happenings...

New Seasonal Dishes for Spring:
For over 20 years A La Lucia has been known for their authentic cuisine but the regularly rotating menu boasts much more than just house-made pastas and classic Italian dishes. Receiving produce, fish and game deliveries each and every day, the kitchen at A la Lucia pads the daily menu with seasonally-driven cuisine. Highlights from recent spring menus include...

•  Grilled Filet of Rockfish & spring Asparagus in an Herb and Lemon Butter Sauce
•  Fennel & Arugula Salad with Lemon Dressing
•  Grilled Sea Scallops with Fried Zucchini

Fennel & Arugula Salad with Lemon Dressing

Summertime Wine Nights:
Every Sunday, Monday and Tuesday nights enjoy 25% off any bottle of wine!
*Dine-in only.

A New Kind of Power Lunch:
Whether you’re in the mood for something light or hungry for some heavier Italian fare the prix fixe lunch menu at A La Lucia has something for everyone. Available Monday - Friday from 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, guests can opt for two courses (appetizer + entrée) for $18 or three courses (appetizer + entrée + dessert) for $21. Highlights include...

Choice of Appetizer:
Italian White Bean Soup
Crispy Fried Calamari
Fresh Mozzarella & Tomato Salad with Olive Oil and Basil
Freshly made Meatballs over creamy Polenta
Classic Caesar Salad

Choice of Entrée:
Linguini with Mussels & Calamari in a Spicy Tomato Sauce
Fettuccine with Meat Sauce
Rigatoni with Sausage and Peppers
Grilled Salmon with Seasonal Vegetables
New York Strip Steak with Fresh Cut Fries
Brick Oven Pizza Gorgonzola topped with Prosciutto, Gorgonzola Cheese and Arugula

Choice of Dessert:
Signature Gelato Milkshake

Complete menu for A La Lucia’s Prix Fixe Lunch is available upon request.