Tavolàta Hosts Italian Wine Dinner

Chef Addam Buzzalini and the Tavolàta crew are looking forward to hosting a wine dinner with two fantastic Italian wineries on Wednesday, May 13. Vie di Romans, from Friuli, and Pecchenino, from Dogliani, will both be represented at the dinner, sharing their outstanding wines. The dinner begins at 7:30pm, and cost is $165/person.

The menu for the evening is as follows:

2011 Vie Di Romans ‘Piere’ Sauvignon Blanc
Mixed Salume Board, torta fritta, condiments
Burrata, baby zucchini, Taggiasca olive, arugula

2012 Vie Di Romans ‘Ciampagnis’ Chardonnay
Pan Roasted Halibut, English peas, morel mushrooms
Ricotta and Leek Ravioli, fava beans, breakfast radish, carrot sugo

2012 Pecchenino ‘Siri d’ Jermu’ Dolcetto
Pork Belly, ramps, apple mostarda

2010 Pecchenino 
‘Le Coste’ Barolo
Flat Iron Steak, roasted asparagus, salsa verde, garlic

Dessert
Lemon Zeppole, dark chocolate sauce

Seating is limited and reservations are required. Please call 206.838.8008 to reserve your spot.

Vie di Romans is located in Friuli, one of Italy’s northernmost regions. The Gallo family has been producing wine there since 1978, and has become well known for their wonderful white wines. Bold choices in the vineyards and the winery have made Vie di Romans an outstanding producer in the region. For more information, visit www.viediromans.it.

The Pecchenino winery has been in operation since the late 1700’s, and run by the same family since the early 1900s. Located primarily in Dogliani and partially in Monforte d’Alba, in northern Italy, the area is especially well suited for growing the Dolcetto grape—it’s been grown there since at least 1432. The majority of the estate’s vineyards are dedicated to Dolcetto, and the remaining acreage is planted with Barbera, Nebbiolo, Chardonnay, and Sauvignon Blanc. For mare information, visit www.pecchenino.com.

Opened in January of 2007 by chef Ethan Stowell, Tavolàta is an urban Italian eatery located at 2323 Second Avenue in Seattle’s bustling Belltown neighborhood. Sublime house made pastas, simple Italian cuisine, and a 30-foot communal table (tavolàta) that runs down the center of the narrow room keeps the crowds coming back. Tavolàta offers a full bar and a selection of Northwest and Italian wines. Tavolàta serves dinner seven nights a week from 5pm to 11pm. A happy hour bar menu is offered from 5pm – 7pm every evening. Tavolàta has a small patio for seasonal dining. For more information or reservations, call 206.838.8008 or visit www.ethanstowellrestaurants.com.

Photo credit to Ethan Stowell

Written by Charles

Charles Koh founded EatSeattle, and has continued to use his expertise as editor-in-chief to guide the website’s growth over the last five years. Koh’s experience focuses on digital marketing and social media, and has been a part of several companies, some of which he created, specializing in both areas over the course of his career. Koh was previously with Google and Zagat where he helped expand and grow communities worldwide.

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