Get a jump on your know-it-all foodie friends by getting comfy with the cuisine of the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea - Sardinia.
Chef Luca Corazzina invites you to celebrate the distinctive flavors of Sardinia with a four-course dinner and wine pairing representative of the regions native cuisine, at 312 Chicago on September 25 at 7pm.
Several items specific to Sardinia are “malloreddus” or small chewy dumplings, “maialetto” or roasted pig, “pane carasau” or crisp flatbread, persevered meats and cheeses, sauces with poached tomatoes and eggs, sweet myrtle and bitter honey. A native of Padova, Italy, Chef Luca’s special pre-fixe menu will pay homage to Sardinia, one of his favorite regions, with four courses heavily influenced by its rich heritage.
Antipasto: Panadas - Pecorino Cheese Filled Ravioli with Mushroom Ragu
Primo Piatto: Gnocchi Sardi con Tonno e Bottarga - Dumplings with Tuna, Poached Cherry Tomatoes, Fennel and Bottarga
Secondo Piatto: Cinghiale di Montagna- Wild Boar Braised with Red Wine, Black Calamata Olives, Sardinian Peppers and Polenta
Dolce: Torta di Fichi e Mandorle - Black Mission Figs and Almonds Torte, Fior di Latte Gelato and Honey
This is the second stop on 312 Chicago’s culinary tour through Italy, known as the “Travel Italy: Four-Part Wine Series”. Consider traveling with the chef to the regions of Veneto on October 16 and Abruzzo on November 20.
WHERE: 312 Chicago, 136 N. LaSalle Street (adjacent to Kimpton’s Hotel Allegro).
COST: $75 per person, inclusive of food and wine. Reservations can be made by calling 312.696.2420 or visiting www.312chicago.com
WHEN: Wednesday, September 25, seated dinner at 7pm