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sicilian & sardinian wine dinner

WITH MARCO SCAPAGNINI

Al fresco on our back patio! 

a bunch of different types of food
 

Thursday August 12th, 7 p.m.

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 MENU
 
 STUZZICHINO

 fabrizia’s chickpea panelle with trapani sea salt
 arancini with mushrooms & brigante sheep cheese
 
Grillo “Migma” 2020, Azienda Agricola Casematte, Sicily

 ANTIPASTO

 eggplant caponata, olive & vegetable salad
 
 sicilian pizza
 tomato, onion, caciocavallo cheese, olives, capers, tonda iblea olive oil
 
 sardinian pizza
 with artichokes, pecorino, bottarga, arugula, antichi olive oil
 
Orriu Cannonau 2018, Azienda Quartomoro di Sardegna

 PRIMI

 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

 SECONDI

 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

 DOLCI

 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 Scapagnini
 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.


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Lunch
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Dinner
Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Friday & Saturday 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Happy Hour
Wednesday to Sunday
5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Brunch
Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

ORDER FROM US DIRECT 

OUR ADDRESS
9543 Culver Blvd. 90232

CONTACT US
310-845-1700 or catering@akasharestaurant.com

PARKING
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.