Events / Dinner

Hometown Italian

Thu, March 07, 2019

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $140 Public Price: $180 Phone: 212.627.2308
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James Briscione

Angelena's Ristorante Italiano, Pensacola FL

Brooke Parkhurst

Angelena's Ristorante Italiano, Pensacola FL

After years of charming the culinary world, two-time Chopped champion James Briscione and partner Brooke Parkhurst returned to their Pensacola hometown to open a brick-and-mortar space in tribute to the Gulf of Mexico, and the power couple’s travels through Italy. Whether your style is Florida sunsets or Mediterranean breezes, this is the perfect dinner to toast the coast. 

Menu

Hors d’Oeuvre

Black Truffle Porchetta with Buttermilk Biscuit Bruschetta and Green Tomato Mostarda

Southern-Fried Chicken Parmesan

Red Snapper Crudo with Prosciutto and Smoked Tomato Jam

Dinner

Antipasti > Preserved Lemon Arancini with Gulf Shrimp Salad; Sourdough Focaccia with Pecorino Toscano and Red Pepper Conserva; and Tuscan Melon Bruschetta with Bacon Tapenade 

Pasta > Spring Pea–Robiola Doppio Ravioli with Squash Blossom Butter

Secondo > Chianti–Braised Beef Short Ribs with C&D Mill Polenta and Salsa Verde

Family-Style Contorni > Florida New Potatoes, Spinach, Pickled Raisins, Calabrian Chiles, Pecorino, Green Peach, Radicchio, Jalapeño, Buttermilk Ricotta, and East Hill Honey 

Dolce > Bourbon Budino, Sicilian Chocolate, and Hazelnut Crunch

A selection of fine wines will be served with this dinner.