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Aug
24
Thu
Anteprima Wine Dinner @ Il Fornaio Del Mar
Aug 24 @ 6:30 pm

Il Fornaio Del Mar

presents a

Sicilia Anteprima Wine Dinner

August 24th, 2017 at 6pm

$59.95 per guest

 

 APERITIVI CON ANTIPASTINI

Assortment of:

Fresh Canapés

Polpettine all’Agrodolce

Crostini con Neonato

Pizzette Siciliane

Paired with Prosecco Villa Sandi, NV

 

ANTIPASTO

Melanzane Infornate

Thinly sliced and lightly fried eggplant layered with mozzarella and tomato sauce; topped with basil and Grana Padano and baked in the oven

Paired with Grillo, Tenuta Rapitala, 2016

 

 ASSAGGIO DI PRIMI

Risotto o Casteddu’

Carnaroli rice with shrimp, crab, tomato, dill, smoked salmon oil, Grana Padano and Trebbiano wine

Paired with Insolia, Duca di Salaparuta, 2015

 

SECONDI

Choice of:

 Agnello alla Palermitana

Australian lamb chops breaded with Sicilian breadcrumbs and grilled; topped with mint salmoriglio and served with Patate al Frantoio and sautéed spinach

or

Merluzzo in Crosta di Pistacchio

Wild black cod crusted in pistachio-herb breadcrumbs and grilled; served with spicy marinara sauce, sautéed broccolini and Patate all’Olio

Nero d’Avola, Donnafugata, 2013 or Cerasuola di Vittoria, Planeta, 2015

 

DOLCE

Cassata Siciliana

Marzipan-wrapped sponge cake filled with sheep’s milk ricotta, candied orange peel, bittersweet chocolate and pistachios; served with chocolate sauce and a maraschino cherry

Paired with Amaro Averna

Aug
25
Fri
J. Lohr Wine Dinner @ Il Fornaio Pasadena
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm

Il Fornaio Pasadena

Presents a

J. Lohr Wine Dinner

Friday, August 25th, 2017 at 7pm

$68 per guest

STUZZICHINI

Antipasti Skewers

Mini Polpettine

Involtini di Melanzane

Smoked Salmon Crostini

Paired with Prosecco

 INSALATA

Nido di Grana Padano co Insalata Estiva

Grana pasano shell with baby wild arugula, fava beans, cherry tomatoes, and fried goat cheese polpettine; served with lemon vinaigrette

J. Lohr Estates Flume Crossing Sauvignon Blanc, Arroyo Seco, 2016

PRIMI

Cappelletti della Casa con Frutti del Mar

Homemade cappelletti filled with shrimp, crab meat, leeks and filone bread in a shrimp cream sauce; topped with chives, lemon zest and diced tomatoes

J. Lohr October Night Chardonnay, Arroyo Seco, 2015

 

SECONDI

Choice of:

Filetto di Bue Ripieno al Gorgonzola

Seared beef tenderloin filled with Gorgonzola cheese and topped with Cabernet Sauvinon reduction; served with fingerling potatoes, baby carrots and asparagus

J. Lohr Hilltop Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles, 2013

or

Anatra alla Perugina

Flat-grilled duck breast with citrus sauce; served with mashed potatoes and grilled zucchiniLohr Tower Road Petite Sirah, Paso Robles, 2014

 

DOLCE

Crostata di Frutta Tropicale

Fresh tart with pastry cream and tropical fruits; served with crème anglaise

J. Lohr Late Harvest White Riesling, Arroyo Seco, 2014