Thursday, October 15, 2009

A Taste of Italy in Downtown L.A.

One of our favorite L.A. attractions, downtown's San Antonio Winery, celebrates its final "Food and Wine Festival" of the year with a Taste of Italy. Event takes place this Sunday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the winery (737 Lamar Street in downtown Los Angeles).

Here's the menu:

Piedmont: Foccacia al formaggio with grana cheese, smoked mozzarella, olives and herbs; Wine: Renzo Castella, Dolcetto d’Alba 2007

Veneto: Grilled radicchio salad with mushrooms, pancetta and balsamic roasted garlic dressing; Wine: Ruggeri, Prosecco Gold Label

Umbria: Antipasto of Umbrian smoked dried meats, mushrooms, cipolline, artichoke hearts and olives; Wine: Armaldo Caprai, Grecante 2007

Lombardia: La Michetta Milanesa, traditional Alpine mini sandwiches with salami, prosciutto cotto, Fontina and pepperoncini; Wine: La Montecchia, Godimondo Cabernet Franc, 2007

Liguria : Grilled seafood pescatore kebabs – sea bass, eggplant, tomatoes and bell peppers with Maddalena’s special basil lemon dipping sauce; Wine: Luzano Verdicchio de Castello di Jesi, 2008

Alto-Adige: Grilled polenta with Porcini mushrooms; Wine: La Boatina Pinot Grigio, 2008

Emiglia Romagna: Beef ragu a la Bolognese, parmeggiano cheese, pane rustico al aglio; Wine: San Antonio , Boutique Lambruscio

Toscana: Pizza Florentina with fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, prosciutto, basil and olives; Wine: Fattoria di Petroio, Chianti Classico, 2007

Sardinia : Stefano’s naturally raised lamb kebabs with spicy rosemary-lemon olive sauce; Wine: San Felice , Il Grigio, Chianti Classico, 2007

Sicily : Chicken Marsala with sautéed mushrooms and Marsala wine sauce; Wine: Capanna, Rosso di Moltalcino, 2006

Tix are $50. More info here: (323) 330- 8771. The cost of the event is $50.00 per person.

No comments:

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...