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Feb
22
Thu
Tuscan Wine Dinner @ Il Fornaio Coronado
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm

   Il Fornaio Coronado

presents a

Tuscan Wine Dinner

Thursday, February 22nd at 6pm

$75 per guest

 

STUZZICHINI

Bruschetta con Alce

Bruschetta with elk sausage

Gorgonzola e Pera-Zucchine Ripiene

Mushroom-stuffed zucchini with fresh Gorgonzola-pear crust

Paired with Sassoregale Sangiovese, 2015

 

ANTIPASTO

Insalata Belga con Cinghiale e Scamorza

Bundle of Belgian endive, wild boar sausage and smoked mozzarella; drizzled with balsamic glaze

Paired with Luce della Vite Lucente,2015

 

PRIMI

Risotto Primavera

Risotto with root vegetables, spinach and asparagus finished with butter and Grana Padano

Paired with Tenuta di Nozzola Chianti Classico Riserva, 2014

 

SECONDI

Choice of:

Alce ai Lamponi

Marinated elk chop pan-seared and finished with blueberry demiglace; served with roasted cauliflower

Paired with Tenuta San Guido Guidalberto, 2015

or

Petto d’Anatra al Balsamico

Fan-cut Maple Leaf Farm duck breast pan-seared and drizzled with balsamic reduction; served with seasonal vegetables

Paired with Casisano Brunello di Montalcino, 2012

 

DOLCI

Cassatelle

Traditional pan-fried puff pastry ravioli filled with ricotta and chocolate chips; served with raspberry sauce

Paired with Espresso or Cappuccino

Feb
23
Fri
Antinori Wine Dinner @ Il Fornaio Manhattan Beach
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm

Il Fornaio Manhattan Beach

Antinori Wine Dinner

Friday, February 23rd at 7pm

$94.95 per guest

 

ASSAGGINI MISTI

Paired with Prosecco

 

INSALATA

Insalata di Pere al Formaggio

Baked pear salad with arugula, grapes, radicchio, frisée, Belgian endive, Gorgonzola and candied walnuts with pomegranate dressing

Paired with Guado al Tasso Il Bruciato 2015

 

PRIMI

Raviolo con Cinghiale

Ravioli stuffed with wild boar, mixed vegetables, fresh herbs, red wine, tomato sauce and pecorino Toscano cheese

Paired with Chianti Classico Riserva 2014

 

SECONDI

Choice of:

Controfiletto di Manzo ai Funghi Porcini

Mesquite-grilled aged New York steak bone-in with Italian porcini mushrooms, olive oil, shallots, fresh herbs, potatoes and spinach

Paired with Pian delle Vigne Brunello di Montalcino 2012

or

Branzino alla Livornese

Baked barramundi fish fillet with capers, olives, tomatoes, white wine sauce, fresh herbs; served with roasted potatoes

Paired with Castello della Sala 2016

 

DOLCE

Meringata Sostanza

Tuscan-style meringue cake with mascarpone, liqueur, dark chocolate and amaretto crumbs

Paired with Saracco Moscato d’Asti 2016

Italian Wine Dinner @ Il Fornaio Irvine
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm

Il Fornaio Irvine

presents an

Italian Wine Dinner

Friday, February 23rd at 7pm

$89.95 per guest

 

STUZZICHINI

Assorted Crostini with a Variety of Toppings

Parma prosciutto, shaved Grana Padano & truffle oil; grilled Italian eggplant, roasted peppers & goat cheese; & burrata, heirloom tomatoes & sun-dried tomato-black olive pesto

Paired with Prosecco, NV

 

ANTIPASTO

Zuppa di Porcini

Porcini mushroom soup with Yukon Gold potatoes, celery, onions and garlic; drizzled with white truffle oil

Paired with 2015 Argillae Orvieto

 

PRIMI

Ravioli ai Crostacei

Black and white ravioli filled with shrimp, leeks and fresh Maine lobster in a lobster-brandy-cream sauce

Paired with 2015 Capostrano Verdcchio

 

SECONDI

Choice of:

Ossobuco di Maiale

Kurobuta pork shank braised in onions, garlic, San Marzano tomatoes, Calabria chili peppers and wine; served with broccoli rabe risotto

Paired with 2013 Fattoria del Cerro Vino Nobile di Montepulciano

or

Costolette d’Agnello in Crosta

Pecorino-crusted lamb chops with tomato gratin, roasted potatoes and bone marrow demiglace

Paired with 2012 Camigliano Brunello di Montalcino

 

DOLCI

Zuppa Inglese

Liqueur-infused lady fingers layered with vanilla and chocolate pastry cream and topped with mixed berries and whipped cream

Paired with Carrello dei Liquori

 

Mar
1
Thu
Lazio Wine Dinner @ Il Fornaio Woodland Hills
Mar 1 @ 6:30 pm

Il Fornaio Woodland Hills

Lazio Wine Dinner

Thursday, March 1st at 6:30pm

 

ANTIPASTI MISTI

Paired with Prosecco

 

ZUPPA O INSALATA

Choice of:

Lattuga alla Romana alla Griglia

Lightly grilled hearts of romaine topped with shaved pecorino pepato & housemade dressing

or

Zupetta di Pesce al Sambuca

Seafood soup with clams, mussels, scallops, shrimp, monkfish, tomato, garlic & ciabatta croutons with a splash of Sambuca

Paired with Est! Est!! Est!!! Montefiascone, Falesco, 2016

 

PRIMI

Choice of:

Bucatini all’Amatriciana

Tubular spaghetti with pork guanciale in a lightly spiced tomato sauce with basil, onion & Calabrian peperoncino; tossed with pecorino cheese

or

Cannelloni alla Crema

Fresh spinach pasta stuffed with rotisserie chicken, veal & pancetta, baked in the oven & served with Grana Padano & cream sauce; topped with crispy mushrooms

Paired with Cesanese, Principe Pallavicini ‘Amarasco,’ 2015

 

SECONDI

Choice of:

Saltimbocca alla Romana

Thinly sliced veal sautéed with prosciutto, sage & Trebbiano wine; served with mashed potatoes & sautéed vegetables

or

Agnello Scottadito

Mesquite-grilled lamb chops marinated with thyme; served with sautéed vegetables & roasted potatoes

Paired with Cesanese del Piglio, Corte de Papi ‘San Magno’ DOCG, 2015

 

DOLCI

Crema Cotta al Cappuccino con Sambuca

Coffee & Sambuca crema cotta topped with soft whipped cream, chocolate sauce & cocoa powder

Paired with Passito