I recently tried a Panini from Bottega Pizzeria Ristorante in Glendale AZ.
This Bottega Panini was unbelievably scrumptious…..so I felt the need to mention it.
It isn’t a conventional beauty but starts with a unique but delicious flavorful thin bread pocket with a seasoned crust that is a little rich with oil, seasonings and a little hard cheese.
That seasoned bread is just so tasty and different. It hits the top of your mouth then your juices flow and sets the way for things to come. Inside are thin strips of creamy brie cheese, sweet fig jam, melting juicy pear slices and flavorful walnuts with a little welcoming bitter pop. All together this combination is exciting. It’s a perfect marriage of sweet and salty with flavors in-between. The walnuts cut threw the creamy and sweet fig jam….the pears are sweet but act as sandwich filling. You won’t find anything that taste just like this anywhere else. The sandwich so flavorful and not a boring sandwich at all. The sweetness of the fig jam lacing everything feels kind of naughty….almost dessert like….It’s almost too sweet …but then you have the brie cheese, walnuts and that special seasoned bread pocket that brings on the savory to make it balanced ….. so good!
It’s just a Forking Delicious Sandwich!
Among the tastiest sandwiches I ate all year!
By the way……
Pictured above is only a half sandwich with a side salad off the lunch menu. A better value would have been to order the whole sandwich because the whole sandwich is only 1-2 dollars more and came with the same salad. I would not have been able to eat both pieces at one time but I would have had another sandwich I could have enjoyed latter.
This is what a whole sandwich platter looks like.
A few other foods we enjoyed at Bottega Pizzeria Ristorante on previous visits were…..
Certified DOP Margherita Pizza
Hand made really amazing Trofie al Pesto Pasta
Everything pictured I tried and it was Worth a Fork!
Everything is subject to change and your experience may…or may not differ.