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East County News Service

April 11, 2018 (Lemon Grove) -- Giardino Neighborhood Cucina in Lemon Grove has just started serving cocktails and created a new menu to launch them.

A few standouts include the Caprese Bloody Mary garnished with an actual caprese skewer, the Pesto Michelada with beer, clamato juice, pesto and lime, a Limoncello Mojito and an Italian Spritzer with vodka, champagne, fresh strawberry and orange juice.

Also new is their Cheese Wheel Mondays, where rotating pasta dishes served in a cheese wheel are presented tableside all Monday night. Pasta dishes include nostalgic comfort classics like Cacio e Pepe, as well as more signature dishes from Chef Provino.

For more information, visit the restaurant’s website at


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