Travel to Calabria with Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar during the next stop on its tour through Italy with the 2018 Summer Regional Menu Series. All summer, Ferraro’s is offering a changing rotation of prix-fixe menus inspired by Italy’s most renowned culinary regions; Calabria’s menu will be featured from June 29 – July 12. Each Summer Regional Menu is priced at $49 per person and select bottles of wine, chosen by Ferraro’s sommelier to complement the featured menu, are offered at special values as well.
Gino Ferraro, the family patriarch, immigrated to the United States from Calabria. The region is known for its produce and seafood, as well as preserved vegetables and meats and fish with enhanced with olive oil and spices. ‘Nduja sausage, spicy Calabrese peppers and caciocavallo cheese are among the ingredients from Calabria found in this menu.
Appetizer (choose one)
Grilled bread, ‘Nduja, funghi sott’olio, cannellini beans, caciocavallo cheese
Tonno alla Ghiotta
Yellowfin tuna, tomato relish, olives, capers, lemon gel
Pasta (choose one)
Bran and whole wheat spaghetti, garlic, olive oil, anchovies, toasted spicy bread crumbs
Mezzi rigatoni con Salsiccia
Tube pasta, sausage, rapini, Calabrese pepper
Main Couse (choose one)
Braised lamb shoulder, artichokes, peas, pecorino cheese
Mediterranean Sea bass, fennel, mussels, roasted tomato
Tartufo di Pizzo
Chocolate and hazelnut ice cream bombe
Paired Wine Values (by the bottle)
Ciro, Duca San Felice, $48 (regular price $64)
Gravello, $68 (regular price $90)
Magno Megonio, $88 (regular price $110)
Other regions to be featured during the Summer Regional Menu Series include Sicilia (July 13 – July 26), Toscana (July 27 – Aug. 9), Veneto (Aug. 10 – Aug. 23) and Campania (Aug. 24 – Sept. 7). Featured dishes and accompanying wines for each menu will be announced throughout the summer.
For more information about Ferraro’s or to make reservations, click here or call (702) 365-5300.