Monday, April 25, 2011

Mother's Day At Sotto Sopra - Sunday, May 8th

Sunday, May 8th
noon to 9 p.m.

Sotto Sopra Restaurant will be open on Mother's Day from noon to 9 p.m. serving our regular dinner menu and specials.  We hope you will bring your family and enjoy Mother's Day Italian Style.

Reservations highly suggested:  410 625 0534

Sotto Sopra supports the Red Devils Thursday, May 5th

Devilish Dinners  
Thursday, May 5th - Open Reservations 

Dine at Sotto Sopra on Thursday, May 5th and a portion of the evening proceeds will be donated to the Red Devils.

The Red Devils funds services to improve quality of life for breast cancer patients and their families. The emotional and physical impact of this disease may make some of the things  
we take for granted almost impossible: 

• House cleaning
• Getting to doctor appointments
• Preparing family meals
• Fun

Call for Reservations:  410 625 0534 

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Benchmark Wine Tasting - Cabernet - May 19th

Chris Clune
Benchmark: n. a point of reference from which measurements of any sort may be made.

Each month sommelier, Christopher Clune, will focus on a specific grape variety. The wines tasted will represent the first AND best examples of that grape, from award winning vineyards around the world.

May 19, 2011 ~ Cabernet The tasting will start at 6:00 PM sharp, and all who attend will receive 20% off dinner that evening. There will be lite bites to accompany the tasting.

$30 per person (tax and gratuity not included).

Reservation only. Space is limited.

June 16, 2011 Nebbiolo

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Weekly Specials - April 13th through April 16th

Wednesday, April 13th through Saturday, April 16th

We are bringing in beautiful pure bread Elysian lamb from Pennsylvania - 60 pounds for your dining pleasure.  Also on our special menu you will find a beet and zucchini carpaccio with house-made gravlax and a wild board stew with chestnut fettuccine.  

Check out our other specials for the week below:

       Applewood-Smoked Tomato Bisque
 smoked bacon, aged cheddar, brioche crouton, sage brown butter 11

Artichoke Bisque
 smoked lobster/ naval orange salad/ sage butter 13

Spring Rabbit Minestrone
 spring peas/ morels/ Swiss chard/ Parmesan broth 12

The Ultimate Crostino from Heaven!
Vin Santo marinated chicken liver mousse/ house-made Moscovy duck pastrami 16

Head-on Tiger Shrimp
 sautéed avocado/guacamole/ pico de gallo alla William 13

Quail Under a Brick
 chorizo/dates/ fennel/ tangerine/ rhubarb vinaigrette/ arugula/ gorgonzola 15

Flat Bread
 candied chestnuts/ sage/manchego cheese/ Clementines 14

Burrata in Insalata
 Fresh Burrata from Puglia, Italy/ one of the best cheeses of Italy/ field greens 13
Prosciutto San Daniele DOP
“The Ferrari” of Italian prosciutto / aged 22 months/ artichokes/ tuscan bread 17

    Sardine Fritte Con Crescione e Salsa Tartara
 Portuguese sardines/fried/ sautéed watercress/ tartar aioli 14

Spring Lamb Tartare
 quail egg/ pain brioche/ garlic aioli 12


Fresh Ricotta Gnocchi
 lamb ragu/ dill crème fraiche  24

Homemade Cheese Tortelli
 royal trumpet mushroom truffle butter / rutabaga pear sauce / basil oil 25

Crispy Home-made Pastrami Spiced Duck Breast/ Rye Risotto
tender cabbage/ baby carrots/ pea tendrils/ gribiche/ caraway juice 24

Tomato Risotto
 branzino roll/ pesto sauce 26

Risotto tartufato ai funghi con Ossobuco
 wild mushroom/ truffle risotto / Ossobuco Milanese 38

Risotto Tartufato ai Funghi con Gamba D’anatra
 wild mushroom/ truffle risotto / duck leg confit 32


Pan-seared Wild Chilean Salmon
 olive fregola sarda/ melting red onions/ lobster tangerine essence 29

Pan-Seared Halibut
 mustard smoked cream/ arugola pesto/ pumpkin lasagna/ asparagus 32


European Branzino 1.5 lb  34
 with sides add  6

Opera Night - May 22nd

Sotto Sopra's
Sunday, May 22nd  - 6 p.m.
Six Course Dinner and Live Opera Performances
reservations required - 410 625 0534

Join us for a wonderful six course dinner and the live performances of  opera's most beloved arias for a evening of great song, delectable edibles and good times with family and friends.  Our historic building, high ceilings and tile floors seem to be the perfect acoustics for these fine voices.  Our food, decor and service will transport you out of Baltimore to Milan where opera, fine food and fashion reign supreme.  


Karen Myers, Soprano
Paul McIlvaine, Tenor
Tom Hetrick, Piano


Beet and Zucchini Carpaccio
cured salmon, grapefruit, dill, cider pickled red onion

White Asparagus Puree
 crab stuffed morels, fried sage, sherry syrup

Sweet Corn Cocktail  
with lobster cannoli

Salt Cod Gnocchi
with buttered ramps and bottarga

Braised Lamb Shank
preserved lemon and eggplant relish,
roast almond couscous, harissa broth

Polenta French Toast
 sweet corn gelato, candied bacon, amaretto syrup

58 Per Person
includes six course dinner and live opera performances
excludes drinks, tax and gratuity

Call for reservations 410 625 0534 

Our next Opera Night is June 26th

Sotto Sopra Restaurant
405 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Saturday, April 02, 2011

In and Out Farm Fresh 2 Course Lunches - just $20

Chef Riccardo Bosio with his farmers market purchases

Spring is here and so are  Sotto Sopra’s  In and Out Farm Fresh lunches, an Italian inspired two course lunch for $20 (includes coffee or iced tea) with regular changing menus reflecting what’s just in from the farm.  Choose from a soup or salad as your first course and multiple options on your entrees for a fast, delicious, farm fresh main course.  Craving a little more with lunch, get a glass of wine OR dessert for just $6 additional. 
Why In and Out? It is Sotto Sopra’s goal to offer you a really high quality lunch, well prepared that allows you to be in and out, back to work within the hour. 
Dine in or weather permitting, dine al fresco.  Lunches at Sotto Sopra are Monday through Saturday starting at 11:30 a.m. and ending at 2 p.m. 
Walk, Ride or Drive
Sotto Sopra is located at 405 N. Charles Street on the FREE Purple circulator line- use exit 305 at Pleasant Street at Charles or exit 316 at Mulberry at St. Paul Street.  Metered street parking is available on both sides of Charles Street, Franklin and Mulberry.  With spring in the air walking is even a better option.
Reservations are suggested – call 410 625 0534 or use  Follow Sotto Sopra Restaurant on Facebook or on Twitter @sottosopra.