Bar Roma, located in Andersonville, will welcome guests for a Halloween celebration on Thursday, October 31. A costume contest will take place at 8 p.m., with dressed guests competing for three top prizes. The person (or duo) with the best duds will win dinner for two ($100 gift card); the second top costume will win a $50 gift card; and the third place winner will receive a bottle of Italian wine. All dining guests that arrive in costume throughout the evening will receive a complimentary dessert.
From 5-6:30 p.m. in the tavern, all appetizers and meatballs will be half-price and select glasses of wine will be $6 (eight ounces).
Halloween Happy Hour at Bar Roma
menu prices reflect a 50% discount
Wine, by the glass
vineyards and varietals vary, 8 ounces, $6
Polpette "The Balls"
Manzo: ground beef, braised beef cheeks, pomodoro, whipped herb ricotta, $4.50
Maiale: spicy pork belly, Calabrian pepper, crispy applewood bacon $4.50
Pollo: chicken, pistachio, caramelized onions, lemon white wine sauce, ricotta salata, $4
Verdura: "impossible" meatballs, lentils, arugula, pomodoro, $6
Bruschette con Pomodori: vine ripe tomatoes, garlic, basil, olive oil and balsamic topped with fresh mozzarella, $5
Bruschette con Ceci: chickpea puree, tahini, lemon, parsley, $5
Insalata di Misticanza: mixed greens, tomato, chickpeas, pecorino, pepperocini, boiled egg, Italian vinaigrette $4.50
Rucola e Mela: Farmer's market apples, baby arugula, chive, toasted pumpkin seeds, ricotta salata, apple cider vinaigrette, $5.50
Liuzzi Burrata: Italian creamy cow's milk cheese, soppressata, sweet onion jam, wood-grilled crostini, $7
Antipasto Misto: chef's selection of meats, cheeses, pate, olives, fig spread, taralli, $8
Zuppa del Giorno: chef's seasonal soup of the day, $3.50
Suppli al Telefono: Carnaroli rice croquettes stuffed with wild mushrooms, fresh buffalo mozzarella, pomodoro sauce, $5
Trippa alla Romana: braised honeycomb tripe, tomato sauce, pecorino, wood-grilled bread, $5
Carciofi alla Giudia: crispy Jewish-style fried baby artichokes, spicy giardiniera mayo, $5.50
Polpo e Gamberetti: wood-grilled Spanish octopus and shrimp spiedini, red pepper pesto, mesclun greens, $7.50
Fritto Misto: crispy calamari, shrimp, smelt, spicy giardiniera mayo, $6