Monday, January 16, 2012

A Feast Is Upon Us

Posted By on Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 12:00 PM

La Taverna at Roma Imports, the restaurant inside the well-stocked Italian grocery store Roma Imports at 627 Vine Ave., is getting ready for another series of feasts. They're calling it "Let's Go Rome Again," and the first one takes place this Saturday, Jan. 21.

From the menu:

ANTIPASTI
Suppli alla romana
Bruschetta with roasted Tomatos and Basil
Artichoke Bottoms with Bacon and Onion
Eggplant and Zucchini Fritters
Lentil Salad
Frittata with Speck and Asparagus
Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Balsamic Glaze and Pumpkin Seeds
Fried Goat’s Cheese Medallions
Figs stuffed with Gorgonzola and Walnuts
A Roman mixed antipasti

MAIN COURSE
Rolled Pork Roast with Wine and Herbs
Abbacchio alla romana - Lamb with Garlic and Anchovies
Trippa alla trasteverina — Baked Tripe
Gnocchi alla romana
Pastry filled with Spinach
Patate e cavoli - Potato and Savoy Cabbage with Pancetta
Melanzane ripiene — Eggplant Stuffed with Tomato and Mozzarella

DESSERT
Fette di Mele Fritte — Fried Apple Rings
Crema di Ricotta — Homemade Ricotta Cream
Chocolate Mascarpone Roll

The event takes place again on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 27 and 28. Tickets are $40, and the feasts are served buffet-style. Contact the restaurant over yonder.

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