Events / Dinner

Three-Star Italian

Tue, April 09, 2013

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
Reservations Policy

Founder Donna Lennard
Il Buco and Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria, NYC

Justin Smillie
Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria, NYC

Baker Kamel Saci
Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria, NYC

Pastry Chef Keren Weiner
Il Buco and Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria, NYC​

Sommelier/General Manager Roberto Paris
Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria, NYC

After running the celebrated Il Buco for nearly 20 years, its owners decided it was time to launch a sister restaurant. Along came Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria—and heaps of praise. The New York Times awarded the lively spot three stars and included it on its list of the best openings of 2012.

Event photos taken by Geoff Mottram.

Menu

  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Crispy Artichokes with Parsley and Lemon Powder
    • Ricotta, Sugar Snap Pea, and Pine Nut Granola Crostini
    • Pickled Sardines with Grated Radishes, Chilies, and Lime
    • Foie Gras Terrine, Clementine Mostarda, and Filone
    • Jagdschloss Spätburgunder Brut Rosé 2010
  • Dinner
    • Crudo
    • Diver Scallop, Cucumber-Green Apple Granita, Trout Caviar, and Coriander
    • Brüder Dr. Becker Riesling Trocken 2010
    • Quaglia
    • Grilled Vermont Quail with Lemon Emulsion and Pickled Ramps
    • Christian Venier Les Hauts de Madon Cheverny Rouge 2011
    • Gnocchi
    • Crispy Potato Dumplings with Morels, Asparagus, and Pecorino
    • Erbaluna La Bettola Barbera d’Alba 2010
    • Porcelet in Porchetta
    • Slow-Roasted Milk-Fed Pig with Spring Onions, Thumbelina Carrots, and English Peas
    • Castello di Stefanago Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
    • Dolce
    • Roasted Strawberries, Pickled Rhubarb, Almond Crumble, and Basil
    • Schloss Mülenhof Ortega Beerenauslese 1999
    • Wines generously provided by Savio Soares Selections.