Lola & Giuseppe’s Trattoria: Sage choices made in creation of authentically Italian dishes

Jul 12, 2013 841

By Jon Christensen

The farfalle fantastico, a light dish colorful with tomatoes, olives and spinach

Lola's Fresh Italian Cuisine is now Lola & Giuseppe's Trattoria, reflecting the role of Lola Iacobone's husband, Joe. Although the menu has evolved during the past six years, it's still basically a varied Italian lineup that goes beyond red-sauce American-Italian offerings.

Lola's salad ($7) is distinguished by a couple of slices of poached pear and a bunch of Lola's glazed walnuts, which taste quite fresh. The rest is a blend of young greens, Gorgonzola and dried cranberries. A good-quality port-wine dressing achieves balance.

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