Italian inspiration at Quiessence
Fresh off the plane from a trip to Italy, the kings of the Quiessence kitchen have cooked up a tasty looking menu for next week's special dinner (6:30 p.m., Aug. 16, $75 per person, plus $45 for wine pairings -- call 602-276-0601 for reservations).
Doesn't it figure I'd find this tidbit right around lunchtime? Check out what's planned for the evening:
Aperitif: Carta Di Musica and Prosecco
Antipasti: Panzanella (Tuscan Bread Salad)
Wine: Vernaccia Di San Gimignano 2004
Primi: Pici al Ragu di Carne (Hand Made Pici Pasta with a Meat Ragu)
Wine: Fontodi Chianti Classico 2004
Secondi & Contorni: Coniglio e Pollo Etruscan ("Etruscan Style" Braised Rabbit and Chicken with Olives and Red Wine)
Fagioli All'Olio (Tuscan White Beans in Olive Oil)
Wine: Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino 2001
Dolci: Insalata di Frutta (Tuscan Fruit Salad)
Cafe: Italian Espresso
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