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bacaro hosting Poggerino wine dinner

The owner of Poggerino Winery in Tucany, Italy will be visiting bacaro to help host a wine dinner with his wines this Friday, January 16. Piero Lanza will team up with Paolo Cerruti, distributor of Valgiano Wines, Thad Morrow, chef and owner of bacaro, and Drew Starkey, chef at bacaro for an evening of delicious food and wine. 

The seven course tasting menu is $85 and $45 for the wine pairings. Reservations are required, so visit the bacaro website to make yours. 

Here’s the menu:

Fritto Misto di Mare
squid, laughing bird shrimp, whitebait, sea salt, lemon
Deltetto Brut Rosé

Crostini Toscani
chicken liver and foie gras pate, black truffle
Palistorti di Valgiano 2011

Guinea Hen Agnolotti
sun-dried tomato, charred broccoli pesto, chili flake
Poggerino Chianti Classico 2011

Wild Boar Sausage
leeks, smoked mushrooms, white beans
Poggerino Chianti Classico Riserva 2009

Grilled Strip Steak
rainbow chard, cauliflower cream, garlic rosemary oil
Tenuta di Valgiano 2011

Pecorino Toscano
arugula purée, paprika

Chocolate Morello Cherry Mousse
candied cocoa nibs, blood orange gel, whipped cream
Bittermans New Orleans Coffee Liqueur

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