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Italian Buglioni Wine Dinner at Francesca’s Amici in Elmhurst Illinois

Giuseppe Garibaldi - Portrait of an Italian Pa...Attend the Buglioni Wine Dinner at Francesca’s Amici. This event features Italian wines from the Buglioni Vineyards.

Francesca's Restaurants

Where: Francesca’s Amici
174 N. York Rd., Elmhurst, IL 60126; 630-279-7970
When: February 23, 2012
Cost: Tickets are $58 per person, excluding tax and gratuity & Reservations are required.
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Here’s the Menu:
1. The evening begins with Crostini con Fegatini di Pollo  con Ricotta e Pomodorini, crostini with chicken liver pate or with ricotta and sweet tomatoes. This is paired with “Il Vigliacco” Brut Rose.
2. Following this is Gamberoni con Cannellini al Rosmarino, jumbo shrimp with cannellini beans and rosemary topped with arugula, paired with “Il Intruso” Bianco Veronese.
3. The next course features Pappardelle con Funghi Selvatici e Polletto, handmade pappardelle with wild mushrooms ragu and charred chicken breast with Parmigiano. The Valpolicella Classico wine pairs perfectly with this course.
4. Next is Costine di Bue Agli Aromi con Polenta Bianca, braised short ribs with herbs, au jus and creamy white polenta paired with “Il Bugiardo” Valpolicella Classico Superiore Ripasso DOC.
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5. The dinner ends with Degustazione di Formaggi con Frutta, a cheese tasting with fruit, nuts, sweet gorgonzola and pecorino grand cru. “L’Amarone” Amarone della Valpolicella is paired with this course.

Buon Appetito! This sounds like a great event.
Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides @ www.vino-con-vista.com
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