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Jun
30
Fri
Calera Wine Dinner @ Il Fornaio Pasadena
Jun 30 @ 7:00 pm

Il Fornaio Pasadena

presents a

Calera Wine Dinner

Featuring Josh Jensen, Calera winemaker

Friday, June 30th at 7pm

$95 per guest

 

 

STUZZICHINI

Spiedini di Antipasti

Polpettini

Involtini di Melanzane

Crostini con Salmone

 

ANTIPASTI

Capesante alla Caprese

Heirloom tomatoes and roasted red onion salad topped with diver scallops

Paired with Calera Viognier, 2014

 

PRIMI

Risotto con Verdure Primaverile

Carnaroli rice with asparagus, peas, fava beans and Grana Padano

Paired with Calera Chardonnay, St. Harlan, 2015

 

SECONDI

Choice of:

 

Salmone alla Griglia con Salsa di Mirtillo

Grilled fresh wild salmon with blueberry sauce; served with Ligurian-style lemon potatoes and asparagus

Paired with Calera Pinot Noir de Villiers Vineyard, 2014

 

Or

 

Maiale Arrosto Ripieno

Roasted pork loin stuffed with Swiss chard, celery, onions and parsley, topped with thyme porcini mushroom sauce; served with sweet and sour cabbage and mashed potatoes

Paired with Ramey Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 2013

 

DOLCI

Coppa Amaretto

Fresh peaches marinated with Amaretto, served with vanilla gelato and mascarpone cream; topped with amaretto cookie crumbs

Paired with Tenuta Polvaro Dulcis

Jul
28
Fri
Beaucanon Wine Dinner @ Il Fornaio Irvine
Jul 28 @ 7:00 pm

Il Fornaio Irvine

presents a

Beaucanon Vineyards Wine Dinner

Friday, July 28th at 7pm

$89.95 per guest

 

STUZZICHINI

Rosemary Crostini with:

Prosciutto di Parma

Shaved Parmesan and Truffle Oil Grilled Italian Eggplant

Roasted Peppers with Goat and Burrata Cheeses

Heirloom Tomato and Sundried Tomato-Black Olive Pesto

Paired with Prosecco, NV

 

ANTIPASTO

Burrata

Heirloom tomato, burrata cheese, baby wild arugula and Cerignola olive pesto

Paired with Beaucanon Sauvignon Blanc, Napa, 2015

 

PRIMI

Pasta con Brasato

Housemade butternut squash pasta with braised short ribs

Paired with Beaucanon Malbec, Napa, 2006

 

SECONDI

Choice of:

Gamberoni alla Busara

Jumbo prawns sautéed with garlic, paprika, brandy, capers, marinara and cream; served with spinach gnocchi

Or

Costata di Manzo

Grilled ribeye steak with roasted garlic, shallots and fresh thyme butter; served with sautéed baby mixed kale and rosemary potatoes

Paired with Beaucanon Trifecta, Napa, 2012

 

Panna Cotta con Mango e Fragole

Cream custard with fresh mango and strawberry compote

Paired with Carello dei Liquori