They couldn't just call it happy hour, but that's what Sotto launches tonight with Aperitivo and Digestivo hours featuring specially priced $9 cocktails from its Italian-inspired cocktail menu designed around liquors like grappa, sambucca and Campari. They'll also offer bar bites like calamari, crostini, fried chickpeas and pickled Lupini beans, starting at $3.

We're fiends for Sotto's fantastic pittule pugliese. Listed under appetizers, these fried balls of dough drizzled with sweet vincotto and served with ricotta are as much a dessert as they are a snack.

The dual happy hours happen daily from Tuesday through Sunday with Aperativo setting the stage from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and Digestivo happening from 9 to 10 p.m.

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