Sherlock Zone and his party recently had a good Zone meal at Carino’s Italian restaurant. Our intrepid food detective immediately noticed that the restaurant has a gluten-free menu, a clue that it would not be hard to stay balanced.
A Honey Pecan-Crusted Salmon Salad features Romaine, roma tomatoes, black olives, red onions, Parmesan cheese and garlic croutons. Order without croutons.
A good appetizer is Shrimp Scampi, pan sautéed with roasted garlic, white wine butter sauce and roma tomatoes Order without garlic toast.
There are several favorable entrees.
Chicken Scaloppini features sautéed chicken breast, mushrooms, roma tomatoes, bacon and lemon butter cream sauce with spaghetti. Order without flour on the chicken. Substitute sautéed green beans or garlic sautéed spinach for the pasta.
Lemon Rosemary Chicken includes chicken breast with red pepper, green beans and angel hair with spinach and roma tomatoes. Substitute garlic sautéed spinach or extra green beans instead of pasta.
Chicken Marsala features chicken breast, mushrooms and sweet “Pellegrino” wine sauce, with fettuccine or sautéed spinach. Order without flour on the chicken. Substitute sautéed green beans or garlic sautéed spinach instead of pasta.
Jalapeño Garlic Tilapia is pan sautéed in lemon butter cream sauce with spinach, tomatoes and angel hair pasta. Substitute sautéed green beans or garlic sautéed spinach instead of pasta.