I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions for a good menu typeface? It'd be no more than two pages; no abnormal glyphs necessary. It'll probably be set in 14 pt, with a leading perhaps a hair larger than standard (assuming standard is something like 14/16). It's a fine dining restaurant, with an Italian cuisine bias.
I'm looking for a serif that isn't boring, but at the same time, something where the vertical and horizontal strokes are predictable enough so as not to be distracting to the reader.
Just to give you some more ideas: When set in Minion Pro, I was pleased with the small letter width (in comparison to Times or Sabon, which I set for comparison), as well as the cleanliness, almost "friendliness" of the font. I wasn't a fan of the contrast between the thicks and the thins.
Meanwhile, I also took a look at the menu set in exljbris' Fontin typeface. It was a little too idiosyncratic for my tastes, but the strength of each letter form on the page was very assertive and I was wondering if there was something similar though not as humanist (assuming I'm even using that work correctly.)