This week Chef/Restaurateur Vinicio Llanos of the popular Arezzo Ristorante & Wine Bar located alongside the tranquil Saugatuck River in Westport, CT, introduced his newest CT venture, Le Madri, to the town of Bethel. This family owned and operated restaurant, bar, and event venue features rustic Italian cuisine set in an open and contemporary space with panoramic views of a bustling town.
Le Madri features a large and sociable u-shaped bar surrounded by raised booth seating. The main dining room seats 130 people and is filled with dark wood furnishings and cappuccino leather banquettes. The private dining room accommodates up to 30 guests.
Antipasti selections include; Calamari e Zucchini Fritti with spicy marinara; Capesante of pan-seared diver scallops, sweet corn, asparagus, and aged balsamic drizzle; and Carpaccio di Manzo with thinly sliced seared filet mignon, topped with baby arugula and shaved parmesan.
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