CloverEats: Skappo’s in New Haven

Skappo

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Sparkling wine

Sparkling wine

Fig salad

We walked past Skappo a few times before deciding to try it out. The restaurant is run by a family; at one point, Mama, frequently referred to on Yelp, came out and talked with everyone; she was so welcoming and warm! Everything we ate was great, from the figs to the dark rice. Unfortunately, they were waiting for a shipment of mozzarella from Italy, so I couldn’t get my go-to caprese dish. The dark rice was certainly interesting, and lent a more complex flavor than regular rice would have. Certainly a fantastic spot for a meal, and again, a great, warm and welcoming atmosphere! Check them out on Yelp or at their website!
Skappo Wine Bar Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

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Figs stuffed with gorgonzola salad

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Risotto Nero con Pere – A savory risotto where black rice, a rice from Piemonte in which its dark color offers a nutty yet buttery flavor to any dish, is enhanced with the bright flavors of our pear compote An enticing combination!

Risotto Nero con Pere: black rice and pear compote 

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