D.O.C. is real Italian eating and age old simplicity refreshed with contemporary flair.
A celebration of heritage. A joy in sharing.
Authentic, exuberant and outrageously Italian.
326 Lygon St Carlton
tel 9347 8482
Mon-Sat . 7am-late
Sun . 8am-late
330 Lygon St Carlton
tel 9347 8482
Mon-Sat . 9am-7pm
Sun . 10am-7pm
DOC PIZZA & MOZZARELLA BAR
135 Victoria Avenue
tel 9690 7960
Mon-Thurs . 6pm - late
Fri-Sat-Sun . 12pm - late
DOC PIZZA & MOZZARELLA BAR
295 Drummond St Carlton
tel 9347 2998
Mon-Wed . 6pm - late
Thu-Sun . 12pm - late
From the alpine heights of northern Italy to the sun-drenched island of Sicily, take a tantalizing culinary tour around Europe's most famous boot-shaped country.
D.O.C.: A phrase used by various agricultural government bodies that set and oversee the standards of some Italian foods, most significantly cheese and wine.
From a small town outside Naples, Italy, come the best tomatoes on earth. They are grown in the rich volcanic soil at the base of Mount Vesuvius, which gives them a sweet flavor and low acidity and they are coveted for their firm pulp, deep red color, easy to remove skin.
Semi-soft to aged cheese, high milk content, ideal for cooking, pungent and quite intense, nutty and very popular (cow’s milk)
Haunch of pig that has been seasoned with salt, pepper and a little garlic, incomparable taste due to favourable climate and a healthy diet in pigs, essentially cured ham
Semi hard sheep cheese, salty flavour with fruity tang, also ideal for grating (sheep’s milk)
Cured haunch of pig, seasoned with salt, pepper and a little garlic, a DOC controlled product, monitored by a special consortium that oversees the production, the perfect antipasto
Distinctively juniper-flavoured ham, it is salt cured and smoked, made from the hind leg of the pig, unlike other prosciutti.
Over a hundred years ago a story began in Abruzzo, made of men and passions just like any other enterprise. It is the story of De Cecco pastificio, the pasta factory which has been producing pasta for a 120 years. Always served "al dente".
Brewed using the creativity and flair of Italians, it is Italy's number one premium beer; a crisp and refreshing lager with an unmistakable character and a touch of Italian style.
Truffle oil is a modern culinary ingredient, used to impart the flavor and aroma of truffles to a dish. Black truffles are best used for cooking / heated applications. White truffles are best used for cold / fresh applications.
Also known as ‘Bella di Cerignola’ (the beauty of Cerignola), they simply sell themselves with look. Cerignola olives are very large, mild in flavor, and may be served either green or cured black.
Italian chili pepper or peperoncino has a vital role in the life and cuisine of Calabria. This is where L’Accademia Italiana del Peperoncino (The Italian Chili Pepper Academy) has established for the last 15 years. They are hot. Perfect to spicy up any dish.
Sicily is the best producer of salt and capers in the world. Two of the finest and healthiest ingredients in the world, bursting with fragrance and flavor. Extensively used in the Mediterranean Diet.
Hard, grainy and crumbly, taste is fresh, fruity and sweet, ideal for cooking (cow’s milk). One of the most popular cheeses of Italy.
From the late 1800s to today, Lavazza has been committed to achieving excellence in the production of coffee. Today Lavazza is the symbol of Italian coffee around the world, the privileged beacon of our lifestyle and the values of a country.
Once upon a time there was a very humble Pizzeria in suburban Melbourne, largely responsible for the start of the Pizza Revolution.
It was 1997 and the pizza battle lines were drawn.
With a move to Carlton and the opening of our iconic Espresso Bar, evolution ensued. The modern Italian Gastronome D.O.C. began to grow with the opening of its flagship D.O.C. Carlton and the opening of a beautiful concept store in Mornington. The authentic D.O.C. Delicatessen in Carlton soon followed and a romance with Albert Park initiated with the recent opening of D.O.C. Albert Park.
Award winning Artisan Pizza may be our platform but the real theatre is provided by the unashamedly Italian D.O.C. team.
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