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New Year’s Eve Menus: 2011 or 2012

As is our wont on New Year’s Eve we serve two menus: one celebrating the year just passed and one looking forward to the year ahead. If you’re dining with us Saturday night, you’ll have your choice of either menu, with optional wine pairings, described below:

2011

Cipollini stuffed with potato and tuna with smoked steelhead roe and beet

*2010 Roero Arneis—Vietti

**2009 Roero Arneis—Bruno Giacosa

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Carne cruda with Capezzana olio nuovo and crumbled egg yolk

2010 Langhe Bianco—Paolo Scavino

2009 Ruché— Il Vino dei Padri

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Tajarin with sugo d’arrosto

2009 Langhe Nebbiolo—Giorgio Pelissero

2009 Langhe Nebbiolo—-Azelia

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Rabbit braised in Arneis with taggiascha olives

2007 Barbaresco—Produttori del Barbaresco

2005 Barolo “Cannubio”—Damilano

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Bombolini with black truffle salt and meyer lemon cream

2010 Moscato d’Asti—Cascina Santuario

$75.00 per person

Optional wine pairing at two levels:

*add $35.00 per person

**Sommelier’s choice:  $50.00 per person

2012

Marinated spot prawns with fennel, meyer lemon, parsley and mint

*2010 Roero Arneis—Vietti

**2009 Roero Arneis—Bruno Giacosa

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Capunet stuffed with foie gras, pig’s trotter and veal breast

2009 Dolcetto d’Alba— Sorí Paitin

2009 Ruché— Il Vino dei Padri

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Borlotti bean cappeletti with ginger broth

2009 Langhe Nebbiolo—Giorgio Pelissero

2009 Langhe Nebbiolo—-Azelia

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Pork cheeks with spiced chestnuts and bone marrow

2007 Barbaresco—Produttori del Barbaresco

2005 Barolo “Cannubio”—Damilano

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Dark chocolate semifreddo with housemade torrone and blood orange

Cocchi Barolo Chinato

$75.00 per person

Optional wine pairing at two levels:

*add $35.00 per person

**Sommelier’s choice:  $50.00 per person

Happy New Year! Here’s to a prosperous 2012!

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