Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Morso della Bestia - VENISON!

Morso della Bestia

Thursday, 29 January 2015

The last Thursday of every month, LAGO will host a communal meal featuring animal roasts and traditional, rustic dishes.  The “Bite of the Beast” dinner series includes a 5-course dinner featuring the choice animal.

This month’s menu features:
All-Natural Kansas Venison
Venison meat is lean and juicy with subtle hints of earthy game. Venison is lower in fat, cholesterol and calories than beef, pork or lamb.

Roasted Venison Loin, Honey-Vinegar Marinade, Baby Frisée Salad, Pickled Vegetables
Premium Wine: Franciacorta Rosé Brut, Contadi Castaldi, ‘12
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Housemade Cannelloni, Venison Belly & Juniper Berry Filling, Béchamel Sauce, Baked “Au Gratin, 
Premium Wine: Merlot, La Prendina, ‘10 
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Piatto di Mezzo 
Farro Risotto-Style, Venison Shank, Italian Red Lentils 
Premium Wine: Giome, Provenza, ‘11 
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Cinnamon-Barolo Braised Venison Shoulder, Soft Polenta
Premium Wine: Aglianico, Vigneti, ‘10
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Granny Smith Strudel, Caramel Sauce
Premium Wine: Brachetto, Tor dell’Elmo, ‘12

five course menu…55
free-flowing house wine…18
premium wine pairing…28
(not including tax or gratuity)

Upcoming Morso della Bestia Dinners:
February ~ Wild Boar (Cinghiale)
March ~ Suckling Pig (Porchetta)

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