Pinsa alert! Beloved Walnut Creek Italian bakery to become Roman comfort food restaurant
Walnut Creek’s reliable Italian cafe, 54 Mint Forno, is receiving a makeover.
The owners at the rear of the well known bakery and pasticceria, which has been churning out decadent bomboloni and fluffy foccacia for 8 decades, is turning the space into a next Bay Region location of their Roman comfort and ease food items restaurant, Montesacro.
A letter posted on the door at 1686 Locust St. described that the impetus for the adjust arrived as a end result of acquiring a total liquor license. Glimpse for drinks, a new menu and new seem sometime in Could or early June.
Montesacro, which has areas in San Francisco and Brooklyn, N.Y., specializes in pinsa, an historic Roman-fashion pizza designed from soy, rice and heirloom wheat flour. The combination yields a thick but light and airy dough with a crispy crust. Seem for clean, seasonal ingredient toppings plucked from compact farms each in Italy and below in Northern California.
In addition to nine kinds of pinsa ($17-$20), that includes toppings like rosemary potato puree, buffalo mozzarella and dwelling lamb sausage, the Montesacro menu also features paninis, Roman antipasti ($12-$17), like burrata imported from Puglia with Cantabrian anchovies and a range of five housemade desserts ($5-$12).
And not to get worried, top rated-notch espresso and Italian wines will however be in abundance.