Chocolate Torte

Whether you’re a regular or have never visited Aposto, we’d love to host you for the 11th annual Des Moines Restaurant Week! Reserve your table (by calling 515.244.1353 or on OpenTable) for any time on August 17, 18, 22, 23, 24 and/or 25 (we recommend “and”) to enjoy one selection from each of the three courses for just $28.

The classic Italian menu designed by Chef Shawn Bennigsdorf and owner Tony Lemmo:

First

Gazpacho: watermelon | tomato | cucumber | peppers

Cardini: romaine | Caesar dressing | toasted romano | panko | tomato

Second

Osso Bucco: braised pork | creamy polenta | porcini and tomato ragu

Homemade Cavatelli: marinara | calabrian sausage | romano cheese | basil

Third

Lou’s Italian Wedding Cake: mascarpone-walnut frosting | cinnamon | whipped cream (Bonus: Discover five secrets about this confection that make it so special.)

Chocolate Torte (pictured above): peanut butter mousse | amaretto | poached cherries | port reduction