Wed, Feb 17 | Che Figata

Table Italiano Wine Dinner: Explore Sicilia

The next stop on our monthly culinary tour will explore the food and wine of the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, Sicilia. See menu in details.
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Table Italiano Wine Dinner: Explore Sicilia

Time & Location

Feb 17, 6:00 PM
Che Figata, 2155 City Gate Ln #103, Naperville, IL 60563, USA

About the Event

Sicilia (Sicily) is an Italian island near the country's "boot", but it has a diverse history. Its cuisine is similar to Italian fare, but also reflects traces of Spanish, French, Greek and Arab influences, as those cultures inhabited the island over the course of a few thousand years. 

Sicilian meals often include an antipasti to start, and a main dish pasta along with a second main course of meat or fish. Sicilia also is known for its sweets including cannoli, also known among Sicilians as cannolu.

Winemaking has been part of the landscape of the island since the 8th century BCE, starting with the Greeks who arrived on the island and, later, Phoenicians and Romans. Its diverse winemaking heritage is steeped in the heritage of "old vines" - demonstrating the biodiversity of the island.

The Menu:

Fregola Salad

Sardine, basil, pistachio, cherry tomato, pear, citrus vinaigrette

Paired with Stella, Terre Siciliane, Pinot Grigio 2019

Langoustine Mezzaluna

Eggplant Caponata, extra virgin olive oil

Paired with Kris, Terre Sicilliane, Pinot Noir 2017

Sicilian Spiadino

Saffron polenta, pinenuts, blackberry, marsala & oregano

Paired with Colossi, Nero D’avola, 2018

Cassata Cannoli e granita

Lemon granita

Paired with Averna Digestif

Tickets $101

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