With the nice warm weather Uccello seemed like the perfect lunch spot, especially considering it’s on the top floor of the ivy overlooking the rooftop pool. Eugenio Riva’s restaurant reminds me of mid-century Palm Springs (there are a number of Jonathan Adler pieces accessorizing the space) mixed with rustic Italian. I loved how open and airy it felt and how relaxing it was. I couldn’t help but notice all the other diners there in suits. Talk about a great business lunch spot:)
The food was vibrant in color and taste and everything was so seasonal and fresh. My snapper was perfect for lunch – light, perfectly pan fried and seasoned and the accompaniments paired with it weren’t fussy or overwhelming, simply great texture and taste to go along with the star of the plate.
I highly recommend this place for lunch or dinner. I’ve heard that the pool bar can get quite busy at night along with the restaurant so unless you’re planning on a big night out lunch might be the better option.
San Daniele prosciutto, heirloom tomatoes, figs, marinated Spanish onion salad
Roasted Spatchcock, corn and basil risotto, marsala reduction
Roasted snapper fillet, giardiniera and octopus salad, salsa verde