Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar Offering Prix Fixe Menus Inspired by Regions
This summer, Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar will offer a changing rotation of prix fixe menus inspired by Italy’s most renowned culinary regions. The Summer Regional Menu Series will launch June 14, continue through September 6 and be available every night of the week.
Every two weeks, award-winning Chef Francesco DiCaudo will prepare a new, four-course menu comprising dishes from a different Italian epicurean hotspot. All menus will be priced at $49 per person and select bottles of wine, chosen by Ferraro’s sommelier to complement the featured menu, will be offered at special values as well.
Ferraro’s Summer Regional Menu Series will launch with dishes from Calabria, the home region of Ferraro’s owner, Gino Ferraro, in Southern Italy. The following menu will be available from June 14 to June 27:
Appetizer (choose one)
Homemade spicy salsiccia, broccoli rabe, shallot marmelade
Yellowfin tuna lightly seared, roasted bell pepper salad
Pasta (choose one)
Pasta del Contadino
Mixed pasta, potato, peas, onion, pecorino
Potato-ricotta cheese dumplings, spinach, nduja, caciocavallo cheese
Main Course (choose one)
Grilled lamb chop, roasted bell pepper, potato, mint sauce
Mediterranean bass, artichokes, fava beans
Chocolate cremoso, citrus ricotta mousse, pear
Paired Wine Values (by the bottle)
Crisea, Nerone di Calabria, 2014 ($68)
Librandi, Gravello, 2014 ($72)
Librandi, Magno Megonio, 2014 ($88)
Other regions to be featured during the Summer Regional Menu Series include Trentino (June 28 – July 11), Apulia (July 12 – July 25), Piemonte (July 26 – July 8), Sardegna (August 9 – August 22) and Toscana (August 23 – September 6). These regions’ menus will be announced throughout the summer.