An Italian restaurant opened its doors last night in Cambridge, bringing so much pizza, pasta, and wine to Kendall Square. Sulmona made its debut at 608 Main St. with chef Delio Susi at the helm.
The menu at Sulmona showcases a mix of antipasti, street food, pasta, pizza, salumi, and “secondi,” according to the Improper Bostonian. Diners will find dishes such as lamb skewers, fried artichokes, and a vegetarian version of arancini. The pizzas, along with other dishes like braised wild boar, are cooked in a high-powered oven, and there’s plenty of porchetta available on panini, pizza, and on its own.
The restaurant takes its name from a town in Northern Italy where Susi’s mother grew up, and the decor reflects this influence with replicas of Sulmona’s aqueducts hanging behind the bar as well as other special design details. The restaurant seats 125, featuring a 12-seat communal table and a 10-seat chef’s table.
Susi’s other restaurant, Amelia’s Trattoria, opened in 1999 and is located near Sulmona on Harvard Street. It’s named after his mother, and he now has a daughter named Amelia as well.
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