“Prosecco on tap? Yes, please!”
That was my first thought looking at the menu at The Little Club, the “Come as You Are Neighborhood Wine Bar” on Hertel Ave. They have about 5 different wines on tap and then a full wine list and a handful of cocktails and beer on draft.
For food, The Little Club provides a snackable menu of cured meats, cheeses, tinned seafood, and small plates inspired by the casual wine bars of Europe. Perfect for sharing and sampling multiple menu items!
I started simply with the House Pickles which were an assortment of pickled vegetables including cauliflower and red onions, along with the Sourdough Bread with farm butter and formage fort.
For entrees, the Short Rib Sliders were served with a horseradish gremolata on a potato bun. The meat was tender and delicious, but the real winner of the meal was the Spicy Albondigas, which are melt-in-your-mouth pork meatballs with a creamy tomato saffron sauce. We saved some of the sourdough bread to dip in the meatball sauce and all I can say is DO IT. It was heavenly and I could not stop talking about how good these were for the rest of the evening.
All in all, I would definitely recommend popping in to The Little Club for happy hour and appetizers. For a smaller location, they sure can pack a lot of people in! The service was friendly and knowledgeable, and my glass never stayed empty for long!
The Little Club is located at 1197 Hertel Ave.