Antipasti Menu: Urbana Features New Chef’s Board

Urbana has a vibrant, spring antipasti menu for the summer. As a result, Executive Chef Ethan McKee is now offering options to enjoy dishes a la carte or to build your own tasting menu!

New Spring Dinner Menu

For example, seasonal staples like ramps and fennel have a starring role in handmade pizzas, pastas, and other dishes.


  • Romesco, salsa verde, quail eggs, almonds, and capers. Coupled with Grilled White and Green Asparagus.
  • Forager Pizza with black trumpet, chanterelle, and morel mushrooms. Coupled with ramps and tallegio
  • Ricotta Tortelli with ramps, morel mushrooms, asparagus, fava beans, parmesan. Also sage butter
  • Lamb Shank with polenta, pesto, mint. Coupled with fava beans and baby carrots
  • Sea Scallops with sunchoke risotto, asparagus, pancetta. Coupled with wild spring mushrooms, and leeks
  • Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie. Also with house-made strawberry ice cream
  • Nutella Ice Cream Sundae. In addition to house-made Nutella, vanilla, and caramel ice creams, chocolate & caramel sauces, candied hazelnuts, whipped cream. Lastly, topped with a Luxardo cherry.

Build-Your-Own Tasting Menu

  • The ‘Taste of Urbana’ menu is a four-course sampling of the dinner menu. Thus at $65, it includes a glass of prosecco, chef’s choice of antipasti, and guest’s choice of pasta, secondi, and dolci courses.
  • Therefore, the selections include all pastas, entrees, and desserts from the full dinner menu—even the $38 New York Strip Steak!
  • Finally, most options accommodate gluten-free diners.

‘Chef’s Grande Antipasti Board’

Cheese and charcuterie lovers will delight in the ‘Chef’s Grande Antipasti Board’ now available on Urbana’s bar menu. Here, the Italian spread is a feast for both eyes and stomach, serving up a selection of;

  • Italian cheeses
  • salumi
  • Tuscan hummus
  • chicken liver pâté
  • house-made ricotta
  • vegetable antipasti
  • pickles, olives
  • nuts, and bread.

Italian Spring Cocktails

Lead Bartender Lauren Mathews has debuted Italian-inspired cocktails flavored with seasonal, floral elements.

  • The Page Turner, a well-balanced combination of Lorenzo Inga My Amaro, cardamaro, bourbon, wild flower honey, spices, and bitters;
  • The light and refreshing Spring Zephyr made with Saler’s aperitif, gin, rose petal syrup, and rosé vermouth;
  • And the tart and playful Camparti featuring Campari, ginever, strawberry sugar, lemon, and orange blossom water.

Happy hour is offered daily from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Urbana Dupont Circle. Address: 2121 P St NW, Washington, DC 20037. Phone: (202) 956-6650.

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