Culinary Corner

Italian fare with a modern twist—that’s the goal of Piattino, a Mendham favorite that recently opened a second location in Summit.
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Italian fare with a modern twist—that’s the goal of Piattino, a Mendham favorite that recently opened a second location in Summit, across the street from the Summit train station. Italian favorites like Neapolitan-style pizzas and sandizzas (their version of a panini) baked in a stone-fired oven are served alongside dishes like Bianco Truffled Carbonara (orchiettte, pancetta, sweet peas in a truffle-infused cream sauce with parmigiano reggiano) and Seafood Fregola (jumbo shrimp, lobster tail, charred fennel, roasted tomato and lobster broth).

Hankering for a cocktail? Cozy up to the large bar where drinks are infused with house-made simple syrups, fresh fruit and herbs, or choose from the extensive wine list, handed to you on an iPad. The “do-it-yourself” charcuterie and cheese board makes for a fun night out with friends, and in the warmer months would be perfect to enjoy with that glass of wine on the outdoor patio.

The latest offering from the 40 North Restaurant Group, Piattino has been busy since it opened in January and is clearly a welcome addition to the Summit dining scene.

Piattino, 67 Union Place, Summit, 908.219.4801; piattinonj.com

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