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Tue, April 18, 2017

The Beard House
Member Price: $210 Public Price: $260 Phone: 212.627.2308
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Tony Mantuano

Spiaggia, Chicago

Joe Flamm

Spiaggia, Chicago

Rachael Lowe

Spiaggia, Chicago

Enjoy an incredible Italian-inflected spring menu crafted by JBF Award winner Tony Mantuano and his team, of the Chicago institution Spiaggia (itself a Beard Award nominee and prior home to fellow award winner Paul Bartolotta). This can’t-miss dinner will celebrate the legendary eatery’s outstanding achievement of three decades of Italian elegance.

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Hors d’Oeuvre

Calcioni > Savory Stuffed Fritters

Zuppa di Ortiche > Spring Nettle Soup

Pampanella > San Martino–Style Pork Belly

Caciocavallo Cheese 

Lampascioni > Charcoal-Roasted Hyacinth Bulbs with Il Tratturello Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Ferrari Brut Trento NV

Ferrari Brut Rosé NV


Tonno Vitellato > Tuna with Veal Aïoli, Capers, and Pastrami Spices

Ferrari Perlé Rosé 2008

Tortellini in Brodo > Duck Confit, Dried Cherry, and Pistachio Tortellini in Smoked Duck Broth

Ferrari Perlé Nero 2008

Risotto Stagionato > Aquarello Rice Risotto with Black Truffles and Parmigiano-Reggiano 

Ferrari Perlé Blanc de Blancs 2008

Cotechino di Maialino Ripieno > Suckling Pig with Lentils and Persimmon Purée

Ferrari Riserva Lunelli 2006

Olive Oil Torta > Olive Oil Cake with Shortbread, Strawberries, and Buttermilk–Basil Gelato

Giulio Ferrari Riserva del Fondatore 2002

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