Float away to happyland with “Bubbles, Barbera and Barbaresco” April 25

The grapes and the cuisine of Italy take center stage this month at the Bistro’s “Bubbles, Barbera and Barbaresco” dinner Thursday, April 25 at 6:30 p.m. With six courses of fine Italian cuisine including an aperitif and antipasto, you’ll feel as if you’ve been transported to the Mediterranean springtime. Courses will include accompaniments of either a robust Barbera or an aromatic Barbaresco wine. Feast your eyes on the menu:

First Course: Aperitif
Prosecco Frizzante
Imported Olives, Bread and Cheese

Second Course
Chicken Napoleon
House-Made Apple Butter, Cured Bacon, Brie and Arugula
Calvados Creme
Wine: Villa Crespia Franciacorta
Brolese Rose, Extra Brut

Third Course
Pasta Puttanesca
Wine: D’Alba Barbera

Fourth Course
Lamb Lollipop Milanese
Wine: Braida Montebruna-Barbera

Fifth Course
Pistachio-Crusted Bronzini
Wine: Pelissero-Barbaresco

Sixth Course
Olive Oil Polenta Cake
Lime-Infused Crème Fraîche
Seasonal Berries
Wine: Dante Rivetti—Moscato D’Asti

Cost of this celebration of the best of the Italian vineyards is $60 per person plus tax and gratuity. Call 216.481.9635 to book your passage now!