First up, there is no menu, there never is. No wine list either. The choice is whatever the chef decides to offer that day and if you are not an Italian speaker, you will need to navigate your options with the very obliging maitre d'
In a region where tradition can sometimes stifle gastronomic creativity, Ponterosso defies convention to offer combinations of ingredients that seem improbable bed fellows such as strawberries and coffee with pasta dishes and which, against the odds, usually (if not always) play well together.
We turned up without a reservation on Independence Day and were delighted to get one of the few remaining tables in a restaurant refreshingly lacking international tourists; my point being that this is a popular destination for Italian families.
We had a great meal; service was competent and wines were the right side of light for lunch on a hot day.
Of course, not all the experimentation hits the mark but this resaurant offers a great opportunity to join the chef in trying something different.
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