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sicilian & sardinian wine dinner
WITH MARCO SCAPAGNINI
Al fresco on our back patio!
Thursday August 12th, 7 p.m.
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fabrizia’s chickpea panelle with trapani sea salt
arancini with mushrooms & brigante sheep cheese
Grillo “Migma” 2020, Azienda Agricola Casematte, Sicily
eggplant caponata, olive & vegetable salad
tomato, onion, caciocavallo cheese, olives, capers, tonda iblea olive oil
with artichokes, pecorino, bottarga, arugula, antichi olive oil
Orriu Cannonau 2018, Azienda Quartomoro di Sardegna
fregula sarda (sardinian rustic couscous)*
mussels, prawns & squid
saffron broth with sicilian tomato estratto
*gluten free pasta on request
Orriu Vermentino 2019, Azienda Quartomoro di Sardegna
grass fed lamb chops*
heirloom tomato ‘ammoglio’ sauce
grilled eggplant, roasted peppers, costata squash
roasted torpedo onions, mandranova olive oil
*seafood entree available on request
Firriato Soria Frappato 2017, Terre Siciliane
sardinian cheese, corbezzolo bitter honey
local fig & sicilian almond flourless torte
Firriato L’Ecru Passito 2014, Sicilia
$95.00 per person, exclusive of tax & service charge
Marco is our guide for all things Italy and has taken us to Sicily & Emilia Romagna. Marco is founder of NicheItaly, an expert tour operator, as well as a food and wine journalist who focuses on authentic Italian regional specialties. He began his career in Italy with the Mondadori Editorial Group, writing 23 guidebooks on travel and the food and wine of Italy. He then became the Italian specialist for DK Guides, published in London under the name Eyewitness Guides, where he discovered and reviewed hidden spots in Italy, including charming inns, secluded restaurants and small and authentic food and wine stores. Marco then began consulting with Italian food and wine purveyors, advising on how to sell their products on the world market. He also consults with foreign travel agents about how to create unique, customized tours of Italy, utilizing his contacts with restaurant owners, wineries, chefs, food artisans and the owners of charming hotels.
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Friday & Saturday 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Wednesday to Sunday
5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
9543 Culver Blvd. 90232
310-845-1700 or email@example.com
One-hour free parking is available in a public lot on Watseka Avenue, behind the restaurant, with additional public parking and metered spaces within a 5-minute walk. AKASHA does not validate parking at this time.