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					                    San Valentino Menu:                                                                    Per Finire
                                                                                          Asti Spumanti with a touch of Strawberry
                         Appetizer: Inizio                                   A white sparkling wine produced south of Asti in Piedmont, Italy. Made
                                                                                from the Moscato Bianco grape, it is sweet and low in alcohol.
 Petite Lobster Tail With Baby Portobello Mushroom Carpaccio
 Petite lobster tail, yellow potatoes, saffron, lemon juice, mint spring,
                           mushrooms, olive oil.
                                                                                                       $49 / person
                          Salad: Insalata
                                                                                 Includes soda, tea, coffee, and one glass of Asti Spumante.
                        Mixed Field Greens                                             Tax, gratuity and Gluten Free are not included.
       Tossed with dried cranberries and candied walnuts in a                                       Alcohol not included.
                       raspberry vinaigrette.

                          Entree: Secondo
                              (Choose one)
           Vegetable Lasagna with Béchamel Sauce
  Garden vegetables drizzled in herbs and layered with parmesan,
     romano, and mozzarelle cheeses, and Bechamel sauce.
  Pairs well with: Placido Pinot Grigio or Pinot Grigio Sartori
                           “Giulietta”
                                                                                                 Valentine’s Day In Italy
                                   Or
                                                                            During classical Roman times, Emperor Claudius II decreed marriage
                          Chicken Rollatini                                 forbidden for soldiers. A priest named Valentine ignored this decree and
 Boneless breast of chicken stuffed with sautéed spinach, prosciutto,       encouraged young people to be united in holy matrimony. For this, he
 fresh mozzarella, with mushroom wine sauce served with vegetable           was sentenced to prison and executed on February 14th.
            medley and roasted garlic mashed potatoes.
        Pairs well with: Fuedo Sartanna or Centine Blanco                   In 1465, Pope Paul II authorized the distribution of marriage gifts to poor
                                   Or                                       women. The first ceremony was set for February 14th, and Saint
                                                                            Valentine, whose sainthood was celebrated on this day, became known
          Pesce Spada al Salmoriglio (Grilled Swordfish)
                                                                            as the protector of lovers.
     Grilled swordfish, garlic, lemon and fresh herbs served with
                           pesto angel hair.
                                                                            The Italian language is rich in expressions and idioms, and frasi d'amore
  Pairs well with: Tormaresca Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc/
                                                                            on Valentine's Day are especially endearing. In English, the expression
                    Chardonnay, Banfi “Fumaio”
                                                                            "I love you" is ubiquitous, while in Italian "Ti amo" is used only between
                                   Or                                       lovers, never with friends, family, or inanimate objects. Celebrate
                        Baby Rack Of Lamb                                   Valentine’s Day the “Piazza Sorrento” way. Here's how:
 Baby rack of lamb with dijon spices and oreganata crust served with
       vegetable medley and roasted garlic mashed potatoes.                 1.   Find that special someone.
Pairs well with: Piccini Le Rocche or Verdissimo Merlot / Refosco           2.   Create the right romantic atmosphere.
                                                                            3.   Whisper these phrases into your lover's ear:
                                                                            4.   ”Ti penso sempre” — I always think of you.
                           Dessert: Dolce                                   5.   ”Mi manchi“ — I miss you.
       Red Velvet Cake & Chocolate Covered Strawberries                     6.   ”Come sei bella” — How beautiful you are.
 Rich, moist, and decadent red velvet cake served with strawberries         7.   ”Voglio vederti stasera” — I want to see you tonight.
                       dipped in chocolate .                                8.   ”Tu sei una stella...la mia stella” — You are a star… my star.
                                                                            9.   ”Cara mia, ti voglio bene” — My darling, I love you.
             Some San Valentino Wine Suggestions:
           Sauvignon Blanc/Chardonnay, Banfi “Fumaio”, Tuscany
 This unique, well-rounded Tuscan Cuvée offers vibrant melon and apricot flavors, with a
                crisp, long finish with a fresh and intense bouquet of fruit.
                                  $7 Glass / $25 Bottle

                       Chardonnay, Tormaresca, Puglia, Italy
 This Chard from the “heel” of Italy’s boot is partially fermented in oak barriques for three
    months. The remaining wine is fermented in inert tanks to maintain the livery fruit
                   character and refreshing acidity. Fresh & flavorful!
                                  $8 Glass / $29 Bottle
                                                                                                                proudly presents
                    Feudo Sartanna Chardonnay / Grillo, Sicily
Straw yellow in color with greenish hues. An intense and persistent bouquet of white fruit
 and citrus blossoms. On the palate, this wine is crisp in character, full and smooth with
               great balance. Aged in stainless steel tanks for six months.
                                                                                                   “San Valentino” Dinner
                                  $8 Glass / $29 Bottle
                                                                                                     (Valentine’s Day Dinner)
                               Centine, Bianco, Tuscany
Brilliant yellow in color, this sophisticated white offers alluring aromas of pear, apricot, and
   lime, with a hint of herbs. Lush flavors on the palate supported by crisp acidity. Well
balanced, Centine Bianco is notable for its rich aromatic expression and elegant structure.
                                  $7 Glass / $25 Bottle

                       Piccini “Le Rocche” Rosso, Tuscany
  Ruby red color with an intense vinous aroma. Its dry, tasty and harmonious flavor has
                           notes of red berry fruits and violets.
                                  $7 Glass / $25 Bottle

                         Verdissimo Merlot / Refosco, Friuli
 Intense red in color, leaning towards ruby. Aromas of woodland fruits from the Refosco,
           with hints of herbs. Black fruit and berry flavors with a touch of toast.
                                  $8 Glass / $32 Bottle

                             Placido Pinot Grigio, Veneto
Delightfully refreshing, 100% varietal wine produced exclusively from grapes grown in the
                      Veneto region & vinified on Count Placido Estate.
                                  $8 Glass / $32 Bottle

             Pinot Grigio “Blush”, Sartori “Giulietta”, Veneto, Italy
  The Pinot Grigio grape is naturally copper-colored and when a limited amount of skin
  contact takes place during fermentation the result is a pleasant, dry blush wine that is              Friday February 12, 4pm to 10pm
                           flowery with delicate hints of citrus.
                                  $8 Glass / $32 Bottle                                                Saturday February 13, 4pm to 10pm
                                                                                                        Sunday February 14, 4pm to 8pm

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