Cicciloi (Italian Pate), served with orange-cured olives, pickled fennel and garlic toast. Paired with Callalbrigio Sparkling Rose.
Pizza of pork belly, with garbanzo beans, roasted chilies and a fried egg.
Paired with Nero d’Avola.
Pork Short Ribs with Gorgonzola polenta fries and grape tomato mosto.
Paired with Donna Tageto.
Almond & orange ricotta fritter, paired with 4 Roses chocolate-and-bacon-infused bourbon, with brown sugar simple syrup and Fei Brothers orange bitters.
If I’ve learned anything in my years as a gourmand, it’s that everything’s better with a fried egg on it. I look forward to comparing that belly pizza with City House’s version.
Limited Reservations available by calling Ali Gensert at (615) 298-2986.
$25 per person, plus tax and gratuity.
Staying in the Italian boot but moving way up north to the Piemonte, Village Wines and 100% Italiano would like to invite you to a wine dinner they’re calling “KNOWING NEBBIOLO...AND LOVING IT: EXPLORING THE NEBBIOLO GRAPE”
The dinner will be held at 360 BISTRO on Wednesday, Jan. 19, at 6:30.
Here’s the full invitation:
Nebbiolo is one of the world’s greatest red grape varieties.
In its finest expression it produces some of the greatest wine on the planet. The wines made with this grape crave food, leaving you with incredible aromas.
The tasting will explore the different expressions of this grape variety, with the wines from 3 production zones. The highlights will be Cantine Fay and Barolo Monfaletto 2006 Cordero di Montezemolo.
Wines featured by 100%ITALIANO
1st- Grissini with Smoked Proscuito
Gavi Ca da meo 2009 DOC
2nd- Grilled Spanish Mackeral, Black Olives, Onions, Garlic, Tomato, Olive Oil
Rose' Monferrato chiaretto Andrea Faccio DOC 2009
3rd- Porcini Risotto, Grana Padano
Rosso di valtellina Fay 2008 IGT
4th- Grilled Romaine, Fresh Sausage Ragu
Nebbiolo Fay 2007 IGT
5th- Borolo Braised Beef Cheeks, Pancetta, Polenta
Barolo Monfaletto DOCG 2006
6th- La Tur Tome, Truffle Honey, Crustini
Moscato d’Asti Andrea Faccio DOCG
Cost $65 per person.
For reservations, call 353-5604.
6000 Highway 100
September Norman invites you to a Craft Bourbon Tasting on Tuesday, Jan. 18, from 6 to 8 p.m.
For $20, you get to taste some of Kentucky’s finest, including Four Roses Single Batch, Death’s Door White Whiskey, Maker’s Mark 46 and 1792. Come taste the differences and similarities as you explore the nuances of these smoky treats, all paired with food.
Make reservations by calling 822-5323.
300 Indian Lake Blvd.
In what is becoming a very anticipated local event, Midtown Wine and Spirits and 1808 Grille in the Hutton Hotel are holding another of their successful Wine Wednesdays, where you can enjoy four wines and a light appetizer for just $15. You don’t even have to call ahead for reservations. Just show up at the Hutton next Wednesday, Jan. 19, for a tour through the wines of Argentina. They didn’t mention a time (c’mon, flacks!) but previous events have run from 6 to 7 p.m. They’ll be tasting a Torrontes, A Cab Sav and a Malbec Reserva from Pascual Toso and Vina Cobos Bramare Malbec Lujan de Cuyo Single Vineyard Selection
1808 West End Avenue