Saturday, June 26, 2010

Savinos Grill: Midsummer Night’s Wine Dinner

Lord what fools these mortals be!” cried Puck at the young Athenians’ silly behavior over love, in Act 3, scene one, line 115 in William Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream. Instead of young Athenian men and women being wholly absorbed in their emotions, wine lovers and culinary aficionados will be absorbed in tasting and consuming at Savinos Grill Midsummer Night’s Wine Dinner on Tuesday, July 20th, at 6:30pm.

Act I, Scene 1 opens will a lovely reception of Grilled Shrimp with basil oil, assorted crostini, paired with Badia A Coltibuono “Trappoline” – a Chardonnay/Sauvignon Blanc). The next scenes follow as played out below:

Scene 2 The Appetizer
Melon and Hard Ricotta Napoleon with micro greens drizzled with balsamic glaze
Paired with Avignonesi Rosso di Montepulciano

Scene 3 The Entree
Grilled Hanger Steak
Spinach Pasta Pie with Gorgonzola
Roasted Mushrooms, Cippolini in a red wine reduction

Grilled Swordfish over Israeli Cous Cous with beet puree and leeks
Sautéed Greens, Baby Zucchini and Baby Carrots in Tarragon Oil
Paired with Badia A Coltibuono “Estate” Chianti Classico

Scene 4 Dessert
Fresh Blueberry Tart, Crème Anglaise
Served with Homemade Lemoncello

Portion of the tickets will benefit The Belmont Special Education Advisory Council. Tickets are $60 per person (tax/gratuity not included). Reservations highly recommended. Please call Savinos Grill at 617-484-3499. Enjoy a midsummer night in July of exceptional wines paired with delicious food, where the courses are played out with excitement, fun and wit!

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