Nov 20 – Friuli regional dinner at Gaetano’s

This Wednesday, Nov. 20, Gaetano’s Restaurant in Torrance will be featuring a 4 course prix fixe dinner highlighting items from the Italian region of Friuli.

Image credit: Bianca Trading

Image credit: Bianca Trading

Fruili is the northeastern most region in Italy. It borders Austia to the north and Slovenia to the east. Because of the proximity of different cultures and available local resources, the cuisine is quite unique and in fact, most do not know that many consider this area to house the finest food and wine cultures in the world.

Here’s a breakdown of the 4 course feast:

Polenta Crostini con Scampi
Fried polenta, garlic sautéed shrimp,
parmesan sauce, pesto drizzle

Rigatoni alla Coda
Rigatoni, ox tail ragu sauce, parmesan

Costicine di Maiale
Thinly sliced pork tenderloin, fresh herbs, white wine sauce.
Baby carrots, sweet and sour cabbage

Strudel di Mele
Warm apple strudel,
homemade whipped cream

For what you receive, this is a good value at $36. Reservations for this event are required.  Items from their regular menu are also available that evening.  Follow this link for a review of a previous regional dinner.

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