Sunday, March 30, 2014

From the inbox: Italian feast to offer taste of Lazio at Azzurra

I love Italian cuisine and if you do, too, this is a bit of foodie info you'll want to peruse. Sunday Suppers in April will feature favors of the Lazio region of Italy.



  



When in Rome! Discover the Flavors of Lazio at 
Azzurra's Sunday Suppers in April


WHO:
 
WHAT:
During the month of April, Azzurra (1467 N. Milwaukee Ave) is showcasing the simple yet flavorful cuisine of Lazio, the region in Italy where Rome is located, with its new Sunday Supper menu. With spring right around the corner in Chicago, now is the perfect time for Azzurra's Lazio menu, where seasonality and fresh ingredients are at the core of every dish. Each month the restaurant highlights a different region of Italy at Sunday Supper with a homemade four-course, family style feast. April's Lazio inspired, family-style menu includes:
  

Antipasti
An assortment of:
Sheep's Milk Ricotta with English peas, toasted walnuts and mint
Sliced Local Soppresatta
Olive Pesto Crostini
Grilled Asparagus Salad

Paste
Choice of:
Strozzapreti Amatriciana
or
Penne with Artichokes, slow-cooked artichokes, olive oil, chilies, mint and crispy breadcrumbs

Entrée
Choice of:
Lamb with Artichokes, English peas, Spring onions and fingerling potatoes
or
Seasonal Fish in aqua pazza (crazy water)
Arugula with Shaved Pecorino to accompany

Dessert
Lemon Panna Cotta with macerated berries
  
Reservations can be made online or by calling the restaurant at (773) 278-5959. All dishes will be served family-style and participation of the entire table is required. Available for dine-in only.  
COST:
$23 for adults
$12 for children 8-12
Children 7 and under eat free
Full à la carte menu will also be available. 

WHERE:
Azzurra
1467 N. Milwaukee
(773) 278-5959

WHEN:
Sundays in April; excluding Easter Sunday
Reservations can be made between 5:30-9:30 p.m.  

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