2268 E. Main St. Bexley OH (614) 235-4300
This cozy Italian restaurant has a long-standing relationship with the residents of Bexley. For over 10 years, sweet strains of a romance language have floated from the kitchen as owner and executive chef Giuseppe Mangano lovingly prepares the Insalata Rossé ($8.00). Red beets, fennel, and mesclun flirt with a pistachio sauce and a balsamic reduction, coupled with shaved parmesan cheese. Feeding the flames of desire is the Fettucine Furiose, with roasted eggplant, fresh mozzarella, tomatoes and basil dancing in a light red sauce. The atmosphere is truly Italian, with a relaxed lunch hour that extends until 2:30 p.m.