Food Network star Scott Conant’s new restaurant, Mora Italian.
Scott Conant, chef, restaurateur, cookbook author and judge on the Food Network‘s “Chopped”, dazzles diners with a top-notch Italian menu o ered in a laid-back eatery space. Grab a seat at the bustling bar, slide into a leather booth or enjoy a seat on the street-side patio. Diners enjoy the tableside bread cart and antipasti options such as polenta, burrata and Grilled Octopus Ceci. Entrées range from the Wood Grilled Rib Eye of Beef to the Whole Roasted Orata. Pastas here are handmade, with dishes such as Spaghetti Pomodoro and Cavatelli with braised duck and black tru es (pictured) as choices. Pizza napoletana options are available too. Unique creations include the seafood pizza, topped with clams, mussels, shrimp and baby tomatoes. Open for dinner daily; bar is open until midnight Th-Sa. Lunch and a weekend patio brunch debuting soon. www.moraitalian.com. 5651 N. 7th St., 602.795.9943. Valley Map N15.