Classic Caesar with olive tapenade crostini and shaved grana padano
Prosciutto di Parma, Crushed San Marzano Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella, Sweet Onions, Arugula
Basil Pesto, Sundried Tomatoes, Garlic, Mozzarella, Fontina, Italian Parsley
Crushed San Marzano Tomatoes, Mortadella, Mushrooms, Artichoke hearts, Fontina, Garlic
Fontina, Taleggio, Thyme, White Truffle Oil
Since Pizzeria mozza couldn’t accommodate our large party we were forced to pick Ecco as an alternative.
We started with Classic Caesar with olive tapenade crostini and shaved grana padano. It was fine, but the dressing was light and didn’t have any anchovy goodness. We also had the Chopped salad with garbanzo beans, red onions, salami, tomatoes, olives, pepperoncini, mozzarella and white wine vinaigrette. This was a copy of Nancy’s chopped salad from Mozza minus the Oregano, the key ingredient that gives that salad its unique flavor. As far as pizza, we got a few and the winner was the Prosciutto. It came with prosciutto di parma, crushed san marzano tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, sweet onions, arugula. The sauce didn’t have the depth of flavor that Mozza’s red sauce has. Overall the toppings were good, but the crust was on the soft side and not as flavorful as it should be. The Shrimp Pizza came with basil pesto, sundried tomatoes, garlic, mozzarella, fontina, italian parsley. My mother said it was fine, but needed something to jazz it up. Mushroom Pizza came with fontina, taleggio, thyme, white truffle oil. I didn’t try it, but my mom said it was Ok. My favorite Mushroom pizza is from Mozza and Stella Barra. Ecco pizza came with crushed san marzano tomatoes, mortadella, mushrooms, artichoke hearts, fontina, garlic. To me it tasted bland and even the picture does not look appealing. As far as service they forgot one of our pasta dishes, but of course didn’t forget to charge us the 20% tip!! Overall an under whelming experience.