How Boredom Led To An Exciting Dish at Caffe Capri


14329908_1167854523274817_3095737550332516961_nCaffe Capri owner Rami Cerone looks back on how his first and still most popular house specialty dish came into existence:

My ‘first’ recipe that became a success – the Tortellini alla Capri. I began Caffe’ Capri not knowing how to cook – my parents were in the restaurant business so I started out with basic recipes from their old menus. My dad came and cooked our marinara while my mom gave us the Alfredo cream recipe. I was here all of the time back in those days and consequently, I ate all of my meals here. One day, I got bored and wanted to try something new. So I went to the store, picked up some ravioli, bought shrimp and learned how to make a pesto sauce. It was pretty good / but needed something. I experimented with friends and employees and came up with this final rendition and made a…

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