Events / Dinner

Amaro: A Bittersweet Love Story

Wed, August 22, 2018

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $135 Public Price: $175 Phone: 212.627.2308
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

Angie Rito

Don Angie, NYC

Scott Tacinelli

Don Angie, NYC

Simone Falco

Rossopomodoro, NYC

Rachael Polhill

Dante, NYC

Christopher Zabita

Society Cafe, Walker Hotel, NYC

Deborah Racicot

Locanda Verde, NYC

David Giuliano

Market Table, The Little Owl, and The Clam NYC

Cory Fitzsimmons

Union Square Café, NYC

William Oxenham

Dante, NYC

From spritzes to negronis, summertime sips are all about bracing, herbaceous amaro. This August, you'll be living la dolce vita when you join this special group of chefs and cocktail experts for drinks in the James Beard House garden, followed by a seasonal Italian feast.

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Hors d’Oeuvre

Miniature Polpette di Melanzane

Smoked Beef Short Rib Tartare with Tropea Onions, Horseradish, and Marble Rye Bread

Chicharrón-Style Tomatoes with Basil Aïoli and Smoked Trout Roe

Summer Squash Crudo with Basil and Ricotta Salata


Zucchini and Fava Beans with Almonds, Arugula, Pecorino, Red Onion, and Lemon Oil

Buffalo Milk Caramelle Pasta with Black Sesame, Brown Butter, and Honey-Pickled Melon

Alpine-Flavored New Zealand Venison Loin with Grilled Chicories

Amaro Lucano–Glazed Duck with Roasted Chanterelles, Braised Castelfranco Radicchio, and Husk Cherry Jus

Dark Chocolate Budino with Cardamaro Crema, Espresso–Caramel Sauce, and Sicilian Pistachios

A selection of Amaro will be served with this dinner.

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