Taking over the space formerly home to Bellino Trattoria Siciliana in the Pearl District, Nicoletta & Beppe’s is getting ready to roll out its first manicotti with a preview party on July 6, followed by dinners with limited menus each night this weekend. On July 11, the restaurant will officially throw open the doors to serve lunch and dinner Tuesday through Sunday.
For tomorrow’s preview, Nicoletta & Beppe’s is offering complimentary Italian appetizers and live music, as well as drinks for purchase, starting at 6 p.m. It’s all timed with the Portland First Thursday art walk, so you can soak up some quality time with local art in the process.
Nicoletta & Beppe’s comes from the owners of Lake Oswego’s Nicoletta’s Table and Marketplace, Shari and Alan Newman, so prepare for Italian menus of bruschetta, creative salads, stuffed pastas, spaghetti and meatballs, Campari spritzes, and more. Starting July 11, Nicoletta & Beppe’s will be open Tuesday through Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., at 1230 NW Hoyt.