Bar Roma in Andersonville will hold their inaugural Italian wine dinner on Wednesday, November 1 at 6 p.m. Executive Chef Fred Ramos' five course menu includes duck egg frittata; insalada di mare; baked crespelle; oxtail osso buco; and imported Italian cheeses. Each course will be paired with an Italian wine selected by award-winning sommelier and wine educator, Bob Bansberg.
Bansberg's career includes a James Beard nomination, Jean Banchet Award for Culinary Excellence as "Best Sommelier," "The Best Sommelier in Chicago" by Food & Wine, "Best Sommelier" by Chicago magazine, professor of wine at Kendall College, among other achievements.
Wine dinner participants will enjoy an interactive discussion with Ramos and Bansberg about Roman cuisine and Italian wine. The fee is $75 per person.
Wine Dinner Menu
Duck Egg Frittata with pecorino and fried artichoke
Paired with TerreGaie Prosecco
Insalata di Mare with fresh shrimp, calamari, octopus and mussels in a lemon vinaigrette
Paired with Lacryma Christi Feudi Bianco
Baked Crespelle with spinach, prosciutto and parmesan
Paired with Aglianico Rose Masseria Frattasi
Oxtail Osso Buco with risotto Milanese and gremolata
Paired with Feudi Di San Gregorio "Rubrato" Aglianico
Select Imported Italian Cheeses
Paired with Girolamo Russo Rosato Nerello Mascalese