Welcome to Scarpetta, a blog that shares my thoughts on the Italian world and the happenings of Assaggio.
Scarpetta is an Italian expression that means for the plate to come back to the chef completely clean.
I want you to fill up not only on my food but everything I have to offer so that you too will be yelling "Scarpetta!"
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Seattle, WA 98121
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HH:: Mon-Fri 3 P.M. - 6 P.M.
The warmer months are finally upon us even if Seattle likes to throw us for a loop with a rain induced weekend here and there. But all and all, lighter weather means lighter food. Heartier fare takes a backseat allowing fresh seasonal ingredients to take center stage such as leeks, celery and so much more. ...read more...
With Snowpocalypse becoming a distant memory, I am reminded that the small things are what truly warm the soul during these extreme circumstances. To the brave workers who trekked to the downtown area and for those who were stranded, Assaggio generously offered an extended happy hour to keep spirits up and going. But there is ...read more...