Category: Written Articles
We at Merlo on Maple strongly believe in the great hearty flavor provided by wild mushrooms when combined with our traditional Italians recipes.
In addition to the delicious taste mushrooms offer several natural benefit including; vitamins, minerals, folic acid, beta carotene,selenium … Read More »
Mushrooms have been utilized in cooking for thousands of years due to their delicious taste and texture. Recent mycologic discoveries at the level of structure have caused mushrooms to reclassified as part of the Fungi kingdom. Formerly they were thought … Read More »
Special trip planned specifically to visit Merlo
Looking forward to this coming weekend. My boyfriend Martin R. and I have reservations on Saturday along with his sister. We live in New York and have been to the restaurant several times in … Read More »
I’m following up on a request you made following a lovely dinner at Merlo in late May.
I proposed to my fiance on May 10th, and then hosted a dinner at Merlo on May 17th to celebrate with our … Read More »
Newlywed Celebration Dinner
Thank you so much for a terrific dining experience last Tuesday evening. We were married earlier that same day. We were hoping for a special dinner that evening, and you did not disappoint.
First off, our server, Nicole, … Read More »
Giampaolo’s (our owner’s) father was born in the Molise region of Italy. Recipes from this area tend to be more strict about incorporating local ingredients. The local ingredients, however, reflect some of the best Italy has to offer: farro, … Read More »
Weekend Special November 14-16, “Beet Ravioli with Melted Saras del fen, Porcini, and Black Truffles”
Beet Ravioli with Melted Saras del fen, Porcini, and Black Truffles
Red-beet ravioli filled with saras del fen and tossed with sautéed porcini, Burgundy truffles, and melted Parmigiano-Reggiano.
Reserve your table at Merlo on Maple to experience a little slice of Italy … Read More »
Demeter has blessed us with a rich harvest this season.
Here at Merlo, Chef Luisa Silvia is sanctifying the kitchen, utilizing the very best of local and imported ingredients to give life to her delicious weekend special.
The holidays are a … Read More »
Sweet Life Tart
This week, Chef Luisa Silvia came across an interesting publication from a well-known family in Tuscany. They own vast properties throughout Central Italy, produce world-renowned wine, and still follow many traditions established by their forebears hundreds of years … Read More »
Piedmontese-Style Veal Grenadins
My tongue was a filling estuary,
My palate hung with starlight:
As I tasted the salty Pleiades
Orion dipped his foot into the water.
—Seamus Heaney, “Oysters”
Giovanni Vialardi was a masterful chef who began working for the House of Savoy as an … Read More »