L’erba Gatta

Via Roma, 6
closing: lunedì
Tel: 018494392

Gianni and Carla are the owners of this restaurant which since 2008 has been offering tasty and light local cuisine, accompanied in this adventure by a young and passionate staff. In the kitchen, Gianni prepares dishes with typical products of the area, such as oil, wine, bread, beans, cheeses, wild herbs and Triora saffron. Among the appetizers the diced beef on parmesan cream (10€) and the classic brandacujun (10€). Among the main courses the sugeli (local handmade pasta that is made with a very simple dough and has a shape that resembles to orecchiette) in lamb ragout (€ 10) and ricotta and borage ravioli with cherry tomatoes and marjoram (€ 10). Second courses include the great protagonists of the inland cuisine: stewed snails (€ 14), baked Brigasca sheep toma cheese (€ 9), rabbit with olives, wild herbs braised in red wine (€ 11). Exquisite homemade desserts, such as Triora saffron infused creme brulè (€ 4) or panna cotta with coffee caramel (€ 4). The restaurant is located in the historic center, it is worth a visit and on the tablecloth you will find the map that will suggest a route to discover this fascinating village known as the land of witches. Menus from 25 to 30 €. Wine list with local labels and generous Piedmontese wines.

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