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Officine Brera welcomes Producer Renato Vacca of Cantina del Pino in Barbaresco for a dinner of tradition, food and wine pairings

La semplicità è compagna della verità come la modestia è del sapere. Francesco De Sanctis (Saggi critici – 1866).

 

CARNE CRUDA TRITATA ALL‘ALBESE AL PROFUMO DI TRIFOLA ESTIVA

hand chopped prime beef “langhe style”, summer truffle

-Dolcetto d'Alba '15  "The Cantina del Pino Dolcetto has splendid perfume with ruby and garnet colors with a finesse and interesting nose...with jammy flavor and a hint of black pepper and soft background of mineral"

 

SFORMATINO DI CIPOLLA, ZAFFERANO E MIDOLLO DI BUE

baked onion timbale, saffron laced bone marrow sauce     

-Nebbiolo d'Alba '15Grown in Barbaresco. This wine has all the fruit and spicy characteristics of the traditional Barbaresco. Complex and smooth with good structure of fruit and tannin      

 

GNOCCHETTI DI PATATE CON LEGGERA FONDUTA DI CASTELMAGNO E NOCCIOLE TOSTATE

potato dumpling, castelmagno cheese fondue, toasted hazelnut

 

-Barbaresco '12 100% Nebbiolo grapes grown in the hills above Barbaresco. Delicate perfume with aromas of dark cherry and black pepper and a hint of tobacco from a fine cigar. Elegant and fully ripe with intense fruit and wonderful structure and balance.

 

-Barbaresco Ovello '12: 100% Nebbiolo, Ovello is one of the premiere sites in the entire Barbaresco wine growing region. Perfectly situated in the hills above the Tanaro River with S/SW exposure and limestone and sandy soil give this wine both elegance and intensity.

 

QUAGLIE ALLO SPIEDO E RISOTTO MANTECATO ALLA RASCHERA  

spit-roasted quail, carnaroli rice, fresh herbs, raschera cheese

 

-Barbaresco Albesani '12    The Cantina del Pino Albesani Barbaresco is rich, round and structured.There is a wonderful dark red fruit complimented by spices, dried flowers and roses which add complexity on the palate. The intensity of the fruit covers the tannins nicely, and with time the wine’s power becomes more evident.  

 

ASSORTIMENTO DI PICCOLI DOLCI PIEMONESI

variety of traditional sweets and pastry 

 

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cucina povera sotto le stelle

Officine BRERA is taking you on a culinary adventure with our spring wine parring dinner.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 16th, 2016 at 6 p.m.

Menu:

ANTIPASTO

pinot noir blend - contadi castaldi, "rose", franciacorta, lombardia, italy nv

farinata chickpea flour, garda olive oil, cracked pepper

lingua tonnata sliced roasted beef tongue, tuna-caper sauce, escarole, parsley oil

PRIMO

barbera d’asti - vietti, “tre vigne”, piemonte, italy 2014

pisarei primavera house-made bread dumplings, spirng vegetables, pesto, reggiano

IL SECONDO

nebbiolo - donnas, vallee d’aosta, italy 2012

maialino arrosto spit-roasted heritage suckling pig

DOLCE

moscato d’asti - saracco, piemonte, italy 2014

mangia e bevi di fragole strawberries, vanilla bean pastry cream & pistachio sponge


PRICE: $150 per person

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**Inclusive of tax and gratuity

RESERVATIONS: Required; please visit eventbrite to reserve seats

PARKING: Valet parking available for $7

WHERE: Officine BRERA
1331 East 6th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90021
213.553.8006 
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Sommelier Francine Diamond-Ferdinandi and Chef Angelo Auriana welcome winemaker Mario Roagna

Sommelier Francine Diamond-Ferdinandi and Chef Angelo Auriana welcome winemaker Mario Roagna for an evening exploring wine varietals from Piedmonte’s northeastern city, Roero

WHAT: Prominent Northern Italian restaurant, Officine BRERA, introduces its bi-monthly wine dinner series with debut winery, Cascina Val del Prete, on November 10, 2016. Playing to the dining destination’s commitment to authentic culinary offerings inspired by the Po Valley, Chef Angelo Auriana, stirred by his personal predilection for Piedmonte wines, presents a four-course menu. Carefully selected wine pairings from second-generation winemaker Mario Roagna will accompany each dish. Guests are invited to discover the certified organic and biodynamic options produced in Roero, situated within the northeastern most part of Cuneo, known for its sandy soil that yields intense red varietals such as Arneis, Barbera, and Nebbiolo.

Mario Roagna, a rising star in the wine industry, will be onsite to guide guests through the assortment of Italian vino and discuss how the unique terrior of the valley influences each wine’s flavor and profile.


MENU: APPETIZERS
Farinata
Chickpea Flour, Garda Olive Oil, Cracked Pepper

Crocchette Di Pesce
Fish Croquettes, Tomato-Pepper Sauce, Watercress
Wine Pairing: Roero Arneis “Luet”

FIRST COURSE
Battuta Cruda
Hand-Chopped Beef, Celery, Raspadura Cheese, Quail Egg
Wine Pairing: Roero “Bricco Medica”

SECOND COURSE
Raviolacci
Beef Cheek Raviolacci, Natural Jus, Raspadura Cheese
Wine Pairing: Barbera “Carolina”

ENTRÉE
Cosciotto D’Agnello
Spit-Roasted California Leg of Lamb, Rosemary Potatoes, Peppers, Natural Jus
Wine Pairing: Selection of magnums from Roero ’06 – Roero ’09

CHEESE PLATTER
Formaggi
Selection of Cheeses
Wine Pairing: Roero Arneis “Bizzarro”

*Menu items subject to change

WHEN: Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 7 p.m.

PRICE: $150 per person

https://www.table8.com/e/los-angeles/cascina-val-del-prete-wine-dinner/cf52112d5c284cc7bbed436f0994d78f/
**Inclusive of tax and gratuity

RESERVATIONS: Required; please visit Table 8 to reserve seats

PARKING: Valet parking available for $7

WHERE: Officine BRERA
1331 East 6th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90021
213.553.8006
www.officinebrera.com
www.facebook.com/officinebrera
https://www.instagram.com/officinebrerala