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STORICO FRESCO ALIMENTARI E RISTORANTE OFFERS A LUNCH HOUR LESSON
IN ITALIAN COUNTER CULTURE AND CONVENIENT TAKE-HOME DINNER OPTIONS
Italian Market and Restaurant Brings Culinary Traditions of Italy to Buckhead
ATLANTA (Nov. 8, 2016) – At Storico Fresco Alimentari e Ristorante, guests often find themselves stopping in for lunch and leaving with dinner. The full-service restaurant and bar offers a quick yet fresh and satisfying option for a midday meal in the heart of Buckhead, while the surrounding Italian market boasts a bounty of prepared foods and Italian imported goods for endless take-home dinner options.
With ample parking and convenient Peachtree Road location, Storico Fresco is a lunchtime treasure. The menu ($7-$22) includes meat and cheese boards, antipasti, antipasti fritti, pasta, insalata and panini that will take Atlantans on a tour of Italy in under an hour. Examples include:
- Arancini: assorted filled fried rice fritters
- Callipo tuna: cannellini beans, lemon olive oil, red onion, parsley
- Mixed greens: Roman cipollini, artichoke, almond, honey saba vinaigrette
- Lasagna alla Bolognese: classic spinach noodle, veal, beef, pork and béchamel
- Pi fasacc brown butter sage: tallegio, ricotta, spinach, Grana Padano filling
- Prosciutto panini: 16-month prosciutto, grilled zucchini, Robiola cheese
The cases of prepared foods and displays of imported goods are sure to inspire dinner ideas, and take-home favorites range from cheese and cured meats to daily offerings of fresh cut pastas and sauces to five different types of lasagna. Salads such as lemon couscous, grilled veggie and kale and apple offer lighter options, while timballo (a baked pasta pie) makes for a heartier meal.
Storico Fresco Alimentari e Ristorante is located at 3167 Peachtree Road NE right off Grandview Avenue. The restaurant is open for lunch (11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.) and dinner (5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.) Monday through Saturday. The market is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. For additional information, call (404) 500-2181 or visit storicofresco.com. For additional updates, follow the restaurant on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.