about us.

Testimonials

"We decided to try some of the "from scratch" dishes and were delighted by the freshness and great taste. The portions were large and the dishes, though elegant and simple, are very hearty. The delivery service made the dining experience even better. Thanks for making our evenings less stressful!" - Jennifer R., Ridgewood, NJ

"I just wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed our dinner this evening! We ordered the chicken cutlets and the cabbage with potatoes. It was absolutely delicious! We are so glad you are here, and we are so excited to order from you again. Thank you so very much!!" -Kristin A., Ridgewood, NJ

meet claudia.

My passion for cooking started when I was still a young girl, watching my lovely Grandma in the kitchen. I tried to learn all of her secrets and follow her advice… I still have her notebook with all her recipes.

I continued to develop my passion in cooking with our family restaurant in Italy until I got married and I started a family, then I became our home cook.

In August 2013 I moved to the USA, and wanted to share my passion with others. I continue to have a desire to share all the flavours and smells that characterize the Mediterranean kitchen to those who love good and healthy food!!

With each new year I’ve learned that the best things in life come from the heart and good food starts right there!!!

what we offer.

we offer a seasonal menu sourcing only the best local, organic ingredients. our chicken comes from goffle road farms, we use mediterranean sea salt and organic extra virgin olive oil in all our dishes, and limit our use of hot pepper so that your children will also enjoy the meals.

unfortunately, we cannot offer gluten free or nut free dishes, as our kitchen is not a nut free environment.

you can order your meal for same day pickup up until 5:00PM tuesday thru saturday, since we need to ensure enough time to go to the local farms and markets to get the ingredients to cook your meal.

please order online give us a call at (201) 981-8606 to place an order for pick-up. phone-in orders require at least 1 hour to prepare.

the restaurant.

we are excited to offer you a variety of authentic italian fine food products at our restaurant: 44 e. ridgewood ave. stop in for a snack, lunch or dinner. We hope you’ll feel like you’re stepping into italy when you walk through our door.

the current restaurant menu can be viewed here.

servesafe.

Our dinners are prepared in a state inspected kitchen and our chef is certified in ServSafe food protection and is a certified food safety manager – to ensure you and your families safety.