From the inbox: Italian wine dinner highlights Puglia Region
Azzurra Owner & Chef Marty Fosse
Wine Expert & Puglia Native Giovanni Sicilia
Having recently returned from a culinary and oenological tour of the Puglia region of Italy, Azzurra Owner Marty Fosse is ready to bring his inspiration back to Wicker Park by inviting guests to a Puglia-inspired wine dinner at the restaurant on Wednesday, June 18. Guests will delight in a five-course dinner paired with Pugliese wines from expert and Puglia native Giovanni Sicilia, who accompanied Fosse on his recent trip to Italy. The duo will discuss the legendary wine and food from the picturesque, southeastern region of the country, while sharing interesting and entertaining anecdotes from their travels.
The menu for the fun evening of great food, wine and discovery includes:
Local Salumi, Taralli, and Marinated Olives
Wine Pairing: Grillaia Extra Dry N.V.
Fava Bean Purée, Local Chicory, House Pickled Vegetables
Wine Pairing: 2013 Fiano, Liveli
Orecchiette with Country Tomato, Ricotta Salata
Orecchiette with House-made Lamb Sausage and Greens
Wine Pairing: 2012 Primonero, Liveli
Local Goat Two Ways with Market Vegetables
Wine Pairing: 2012 Primitivo di Manduria,"Heracles," Surani
Seasonal Selection from Chef Katie
Pairing: House Digestivi
Tickets for the wine dinner can be purchased online.
Tickets available for purchase online
1467 N. Milwaukee
Wednesday, June 18 at 6:30 p.m.