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Juliet Ristorante in Austin Debuts New Menu

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Juliet Ristorante, Austin’s source for innovative Italian cuisine, recently debuted a variety of new menu items, created by Executive Chef Jacob Weaver. The offerings are inspired by popular and delectable flavors that pair perfectly with colder weather.

Guests can start their dining experience off with new antipasti dishes likeMushroom Arancini paired with green apple and escarole or the Beef Tenderloin Meatballs with pesto rosso, cultured ricotta and parmigiano reggiano. For their salad and soup selection, Juliet has introduced a Shaved Cauliflower Salad consisting of pickled raisins, pistachio gremolata, Kalamata olives, radicchio and lemon vinaigrette a savory Acorn Squash Soup made with poached bay scallops, mint crème fraiche and calabrese pepper oil.

For dinner, Juliet is now featuring a Potato & Toma Agnolotti made with short rib ragout, fried Brussels sprouts, carrots, turnips and hazelnuts. Juliet’s list of new principale dishes, as well as their daily specials are perfectly complemented by the new contorni selection, including Sautéed Spinach with garlic, garbanzo beans, pine nuts and lemon and Grilled Brussels Sprouts consisting of calabrese-shallot agrodolce, pickled raisins and ricotta salata.

To end the evening on a sweet note, Juliet’s Executive Pasty Chef Carly Rossmeissel has introduced more seasonal delights to the dolci menu including the Sweet Potato Gelato Sundae made with sweet potato, toasted meringue, candied pecans and salted caramel.


“Our goal with these new dishes is to bring some warmth to Juliet’s menu for the winter by adding savory flavors, while sticking to our modern interpretation,” says Executive Chef Jacob Weaver.

In addition to Juliet’s menu, the restaurant offers an extensive wine and cocktail list including sommelier-selected wines from Southern Italy and refreshing libations including the Whiskey Punch made with bourbon, vermouth bianco and pineapple gomme syrup.

Juliet serves dinner every Sunday through Thursday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and every Friday and Saturday until 11 p.m., along with an unparalleled happy hour from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Lunch is also available Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.From their expansive shaded outdoor patio to their grand main room and intimate dining spaces, Juliet welcomes parties of all sizes. For reservations, call 512-479-1800 or visit www.juliet-austin.com to book a time through Resy.

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Shelley Seale

Shelley Seale is a freelance journalist and author in Austin who has written for National Geographic, USA Today, EAT Magazine, TravelFinder, The Guardian and Texas Monthly, among others. She loves food, travel, yoga, indie movies, wine, and books, though not necessarily in that order. Shelley has performed a catch on the flying trapeze, boarded down a live volcano and was once robbed by a monkey in Nepal. But, she doesn’t know how to whistle.

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