Chef Franco and his son Riccardo prepare classical and contemporary Northern Italian dishes to be savored in the romantic ambiance created by Marcella. As your hostess, she has also selected a variety of the best Italian wines suited to complement the cuisine. Many recipes comefrom Franco's and Marcella's home towns in Italy and some are passed down through Franco's family. Outdoor dining available, smoke free environment. Violino is recommended by L'Accademia della Cucina Italiana of Washington DC.