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Canaletto Ristorante in Newport Beach hosts Piemonte Wine Dinner Nov 29

Love Italian food? Love Italian wine? Then you’re really going to love this!

Canaletto Restaurant in Fashion Island (Newport Beach) is hosting a special Piemonte wine pairing dinner on Tuesday, November 29, starting at 6:30 pm.

 

Piemonte wines come from the province of Piedmont in the northwestern corner of Italy. Wines from the region include Barolo and Barbaresco (made from the Nebbiolo grape), Barbera, Dolcetto, and other varietals unique to that region.

Here’s the full menu:

Antipastini e Stuzzichini

Tartellette ai funghi

Rosticini with lamb and yogurt sauce

Cucumber and Ahi tuna tartar

Roasted Italian eggplant with goat cheese

Prosecco Maschio

Antipasto Course

CREMA DI CASTAGNE AL TARTUFO BIANCO

Chestnut soup served with white truffles, and crispy leeks

Arneis, Damilano, 2010

Pasta Course

RISOTTO AI TARTUFI CON QUAGLIETTA AL FORNO

Roasted quail breast with white truffle risotto

GNOCCHI DI MASCARPONE ALL’ANATRA

Mascarpone mini gnocchi with duck, black truffles, crispy sage

Elvio Cogno, Dolcetto d’Alba 2009

Main Course

Choice of:

SPIGOLA DELLAPATAGONIAIN CROSTA DI PORCINI E CAPESANTE

Chilean sea bass baked with porcini mushrooms and scallops crust

Broglia Gavi di Gavi La Meirana, 2010

FILETO DI VITELLO ARROTOLATO CON SALSICCIA E VERZA

Veal tenderloin rollade with cabbage and sausage

Elvio Crogno, Barolo “Casina Nuovo”, 2006

Dolce

SFOGLIATA DI MELE ALLA TIROLESE CON GELATO ALLA PANNA

Golden apple cake baked with raisin and pinenuts, served with cream gelato

Michele Chiarlo, Moscato d’Asti, Nivole

$85 per person, plus tax and gratuity

Canaletto Ristorante Venetois located at:

545 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone: 949.640.0900
Fax: 949.640.0915

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