Talented and familiar chef takes over cozy Rice Village Italian restaurant

Jul 06, 2021 277

BY: Holly Beretto

A new face is in the kitchen at Roma, the cozy Italian Rice Village spot located in a charming cottage at the corner of University Boulevard and Morningside Drive. And that new face is a familiar one.  Sandro Scarafile helmed the restaurant in its incarnation as Sud Italia, Roma's predecessor. He's spent the last year running a food truck, and is happy to be back in the kitchen.

“I’m not going to be changing the core dishes of Roma’s menu,” he said in an email announcing his comeback. “I want to keep our regular customers happy.” He will, however, put his much-loved orecchiette con cime di rape back on the menu. The “little ear” pasta with broccoli raab is a dish insp

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