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Barolo Grill Restaurant Review: Successfully capturing an elegantly rustic, Tuscan feel with its earthy color scheme, Barolo Grill continues the theme with an inspired menu of Northern Italian specialties. The $65 tasting menu, drawing upon the cuisines of Piedmont, Tuscany and the Veneto, is a chef’s selection of five courses (optionally paired with wine) that changes seasonally, but might include seared Hudson Valley foie gras, caramelized Brussels sprouts, house-made pasta stuffed with sheep ricotta and foraged mushrooms, Colorado lamb loin, and, for dessert, barolo’s classic crème brûlée. The à la carte portion of the menu touts familiar Italian dishes, but executive chef Darrel Truett adds contemporary twists, turning out everything from lightly breaded and fried calamari to grilled skuna bay salmon plated with five-grain medley, grapefruit, orange glazed baby carrots and carrot cardamom purée to hand cut tajarin noodles tossed with braised rabbit. The wine list --- easily one of the best in the city --- favors Italian varietals, several of which are offered by the glass.