Gabe Thompson, Katherine Thompson, and their team at the James Beard house
Joe Campanale at the James Beard house
Cured Arctic Char Tramezzini with Crème Fraîche and Cucumbers
Housemade Ricotta with Hearty Bread Crackers
Blame it on the Aperol > Aperol with Gin and Lemon
Tuna Carpaccio with Olive Tapenade and Artichoke Crisps
Roasted Asparagus with Poached Egg, Yogurt, and Ricotta Salata
Orecchiette with Peas and Pancetta
Anson Mills Polenta with Shrimp, Tomatoes, and Chilies
Gabe Thompson preparing a dish in the James Beard House kitchen
Roasted Chicken with Hen of the Woods Mushrooms and Grilled Scallions
Macerated Market Strawberries with Amaretti Macaroon, Mascarpone Mousse, and Strawberry–Red Wine Sorbet
Dinner

Hip Italian

Gabe Thompson

Anfora, dell'anima, L'Apicio, and L'Artusi, NYC

Pastry Chef Katherine Thompson

Anfora, dell'anima, L'Apicio, and L'Artusi, NYC

Beverage Director/Partner Joe Campanale

Anfora, dell'anima, L'Apicio, and L'Artusi, NYC

For soulful Italian food with a modern streak, look no further than Gabe and Katherine Thompson’s small but commanding empire of hip downtown restaurants. We’ve invited this husband-and-wife team to prepare a menu of their properties’ signature fare, paired with exquisite wines chosen by their talented partner, Joe Campanale.

Event photos by Joan Garvin.

MENU

  • Hors d’Oeuvre

    • Cured Arctic Char Tramezzini with Crème Fraîche and Cucumbers
    • Sausage–Fontina Arancini
    • Housemade Ricotta with Hearty Bread Crackers
    • Roasted Mushroom Crostini
    • Blame It on the Aperol > Aperol with Gin and Lemon
  • Dinner

    • Tuna Carpaccio with Olive Tapenade and Artichoke Crisps
    • Punta Crena Vigneto Ca da Rena Pigato 2010 
    • Roasted Asparagus with Poached Egg, Yogurt, and Ricotta Salata
    • Salinia Twenty Five Reasons NV
    • Orecchiette with Peas and Pancetta
    • Broc Cellars Carbonic Carignan 2011 
    • Anson Mills Polenta with Shrimp, Tomatoes, and Chilies
    • Montenidoli Canaiuolo Rosato 2012 
    • Roasted Chicken with Hen of the Woods Mushrooms and Grilled Scallions
    • Lioco Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2011 
    • Macerated Market Strawberries with Amaretti Macaroon, Mascarpone Mousse, and Strawberry–Red Wine Sorbet 
    • Assorted Biscotti
    • Montenegro Amaro NV

 

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  • Wed, 06.19.2013
  • 7:00 PM
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