Events / Dinner

Los Angeles Italian

Sat, September 21, 2019

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $140 Public Price: $180 Click here for tickets.
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

Antonia Lofaso

DAMA, Los Angeles; Scopa Italian Roots, Venice, CA; and Black Market Liquor Bar, Studio City, CA

Long Island–born chef Antonia Lofaso brings her Italian-American heritage, culinary curiosity, and vision to each one of her many undertakings. Now she’s exporting her globally inspired menus from stunning SoCal to the Big Apple for one incredible festa at the Beard House.

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Menu

Hors d’Oeuvre

Seared Duck Breast with Orange Gastrique, Pickled Tiny Turnips, and Basil

Ricotta Gnudi with Brown Butter and Pistachios

Miniature Rice Balls with Meat Sauce, Peas, Ricotta, Mozzarella, and Tomato Sauce

Italian Cocktail > Sweet Vermouth with Fernet Branca and Grenadine

Negroni Sbagliato > Campari with Sweet Vermouth, and Prosecco

Dinner

For the Table > Ricotta–Ciabatta Crostini with Rosemary, Chiles, and Olive Oil

Lobster Fra Diavolo with Fennel, Garlic, Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, Tarragon, Chiles, and Ciabatta

Barone di Villagrande Etna Bianco 2017

Cavatelli with Zucchini, Crispy Squash Flower, and Pesto

Antonella Corda Vermentino 2018

Veal Spiedini with Stewed Onions, Tomato, Currants, and Pine Nuts

Bold Wine Co. Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir 2017

Braised Pork Cheek with Creamed Polenta, Crispy Cavolo Nero, Wild Mushrooms, Gremolata, and Almonds

Casanova di Neri Irrosso Sangiovese 2015

Zeppole with Chocolate Panna U-Bet Pudding

A Parting Gift > Pignoli, Crescent, and Rainbow Italian Cookies