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On the Menu: Artisanal Wine Celebration



September 17, 2010


Gabe and Katherine Thompson Husband-and-wife team Gabe and Katherine Thompson, along with business partner Joe Campanale, have hit three home runs with their unassuming trattorias and wine bars in the West Village: dell’ anima, L’Artusi, and Anfora. On Monday we'll be treated to the team's homey Italian fare, as well as some stellar wines from under-the-radar producers. See what's on the menu below (and click here to snag your seat): Hors d’Oeuvre Escolar Crudo with Avocado and Chilies Roasted Mushroom Bruschetta with Robiolina Cheese Chicken Liver Pâté with Buttermilk Crackers and Pickled Onions Pairing: Lini 910 Labrusca Lambrusco Bianco NV Dinner Watermelon and Stone Fruit Panzanella Salad with House-Cured Pancetta Pairing: Meroi Rosis Rosé 2008 Grilled Quail with Cucumber, Preserved Lemon, Yogurt, and Chilies Pairing: Pacherhof Müller Thurgau 2009 Garganelli with Shrimp, Roasted Corn, Chorizo, and Ricotta Salata Pairing: Monastero Suore Cistercensi Coenobium Rusticum 2008 Roasted Pork Loin with Peperonata, Basil, and Garlic Pairing: La Crotta di Vegneron Pinot Noir 2008 Crème Fraîche Panna Cotta with Honey-Roasted Figs and Pistachio Brittle Pairing: Nonino Amaro Quintessentia NV