Does Da Emma have a limited menu on a nightly basis? I need a restaurant for 12 people that has at least 4 or 5 selections in each category for the meal.
Emma is usually accommodating. If there is anything you would like her to prepare for your group, why not call ahead or drop by. I used to frequently use the back room for private meetings of 12-20 attendees.
The menu is not very long, but usually has enough to satisfy most diners. Despite it being on a chaulk board, only about a third of the menu may change by season, or for daily specials.
If you get a chance, her lasagna is the best I have eaten. The roasted salmon is simple and delicious. The linguine with porcini is a bit oily for my taste, and the roast lamb shank is substantial and worth ordering.
Watch the wine list, there are a few fair priced good bottles, if you know them. Yet, most of the list focuses on the high end, high priced bottles.