Convivio (Italian pronunciation: [koɱˈviːvjo]; The Banquet) is a play/ work written by Dante roughly between 1304 and 1307.

In addition to Paolo Gavazza’s signature dishes you have come to love…and the seasonal dishes throughout the year…the menu will evolve over time.

The Autumno Menu


Salumi: selection of artisanal charcuterie, pickles, olives, senape sauce, bread basket

Formaggi: four different milk cheeses, local honey, fresh and dry fruit, bread basket

Misto: assortment of charcuterie and cheeses, chef choice, garnish, bread basket

Pesce: selection of cured and smoked fish, capers, pickles, fresh lemon, bread basket

Bresaola: thinly sliced cured beef, greens, shaved reggiano, oil and lemon dressing

Insalata: local, seasonal, organic, fresh mix salad, orange wedge, citrus vinaigrette

Pane: basket of artisanal bread, house made focaccia, grissini, extra virgin olive oil

Olive: black and green Italian olives


Porchetta Umbra: local, pasture-raised, roasted pork with crispy skin, salsa verde

Gnocchi di patate: house made potato dumplings, thyme, chanterelle mushrooms

Coda alla vaccinara: oxtail, celery, pine nut, resins, red wine, bitter chocolate sauce

Lasagna alla Bolognese: beef and pork ragu, besciamella, parmigiano reggiano

Merluzzo alla Livornese: fresh wild Atlantic cod filet, capers, olives, tomato sauce


Verdure: organic, localseasonal greens, garlic, chilly, anchovy, extra virgin olive oil

Fagioli All’Uccelletto: warm cannellini beans, garlic, fresh sage, tomato sauces

Patate al Forno: oven roasted golden potatoes, fresh rosemary, white wine, sea salt

Funghi Trifolati: mix mushrooms, garlic, thyme, white wine, extra virgin olive oil

        Our menu changes with the seasons, we use pasture-raised meat, and local ingredients


“Paolo’s Chef Table” – reserve Paolo’s special table for 6 guests minimum and up to 12; and let him create a meal from his heart, that will surely warm yours. Your taste buds and palate will be forever grateful. Add your name to our mailing list to be notified when Paolo is ready. (Coming Soon).


Minimum of 10 people maximum of 12. Less than 10 and we will need to cancel. (Coming Soon).


We did not forget the Vino! Sommelier Giuseppe searches for the best wines he can find for all tastes (and budgets) Organic, Natural and Bio-Dynamic wines are his specialty.

If you would like to take home a bottle or two of our wine, deduct 15 dollar to find your cost.


Vermouth is an aromatized, fortified wine flavored with various botanicals, (roots, barks, flowers, seeds, herbs, and spices). Vermouth were first produced in the mid to late 18th century in Turin, Italy. Vermouth wine is ready to drink from the bottle, served neat, chilled, over ice, or used in mixed drinks.

Vermouth Durham
The Americano

Pannacotta ai Frutti di Bosco

Durham Italian Dessert