Bratwurst, blood sausage, pork-beef probusto, pork cotechino.
Lively but not too packed.
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Maitake con pecorino sardo ($15)
Tender, chewable roasted maitake with spring's fresh asparagus and peas and, lest this sound like a light salad, a soft mound of crème fraiche folded in with rich sheep's milk Pecornio Sardo. I slathered it on what remained of the crusty bread.
Pollo con pesto di olive verdi ($19)
Somewhere between a large starter and a small entree, depending on your appetite. The chicken itself is well cooked, crisp outside with moist thigh meat within, with a nutty, appealing almond pesto.
Krauti and pickled vegetables.