Summer Regional Dinner Special Feat. Sardegna


Summer Regional Dinner Special Feat. Sardegna

This summer, Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar offers a way to travel the flavors of Italy without leaving Las Vegas with its Summer Regional Menu Series, a changing rotation of prix fixe menus inspired by Italy’s most renowned culinary regions. Each four-course menu is offered for a superb summertime value of $49 per person; wines selected to complement each menu are offered at special prices as well.

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The next Summer Regional Menu spotlights Sardegna—known as Sardinia in English—and launches Aug. 9th and continues through Aug. 22nd. The island of Sardegna is Italy’s second-largest (after Sicilia) and is home to twice as many sheep as people. Consequently, sheep’s milk pecorino cheese and local variations—such as Fiore Sardo—is ubiquitous. Also unique to Sardegna are distinctive pasta shapes such as culurgiones, a filled pasta, and the gnocchi-like malloreddus. A deep-fried semolina dumpling, called seadas, serves as a popular Sardinian dessert finished off with honey and cheese.

Ferraro’s full Sardegna-inspired menu follows:

Appetizer (choose one)

Burrida alla Cagliaritana

Sweet and sour monkfish, walnut pesto

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Pecorino e Piselli

Fiore Sardo cheese flan, pea stew, fried egg

Pasta (choose one)

Curlurgiones

Potato-mint ravioli, pomodoro, pecorino

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Malloreddus

Saffron semolina gnocchetti, sausage, saffron

Main Course (choose one)

Branzino e porcini

Mediterranean sea bass, porcini mushrooms, tomato, fregola

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Angioni

Baby goat, artichokes, potato

Dolce

Seadas

Deep-fried semolina dough, honey, and cheese

Wine bottle values selected to pair with the Sardinian menu options include:

  • Alghero Rosso, Tanca Farra, 2011 ($62)
  • Marchese Di VillaMaria Rosso, 2013 ($110)
  • Vermentino, Sella e Mosca, 2013 ($58)

The last region to be featured during the Summer Regional Menu Series will be Toscana (August 23 – September 6). This region’s menu will be announced shortly.

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For more information about Ferraro’s or to make reservations, call (702) 364-5300.

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