Join us January 23 as cookbook author Domenica Marchetti presents her latest cookbook, The Glorious Vegetables of Italy, in the Fourth Estate restaurant on the 13th floor of the National Press Club.
Five courses from the cookbook will be served with incomparable Italian wines from Piemonte to Sardenga. Domenica will be present to discuss her book.
Hors d'oeurves will be served starting at 6:30pm, with dinner following at 7pm.
All menu items are featured in The Glorious Vegetables of Italy.
with wine or beer
Taleggio and Onion Crostini
Peppers and Tuna Crostini
Arugula, Fennel and Blood Orange Salad with Fleur de Sel
Argiolas Vermentino Sardenga, Italy 2012
From the Sea
Littleneck Clam Stew with White wine, Pancetta, Winter Greens and Tomatoes
Cerreto Arneis, Piemonte, Italy 2012
Seasonal Sorbet, Silver Spring, Maryland
Grilled Lamb Spiedini on a Bed of Eggplant, Tomato, Olive, and Caper Caponata
Allegrini Palazzo Delle Torre,Veneto, Italy 2010
Carrot Polenta Cake with Marsala and hint of Citrus
Cerretto Moscato D'Asti, Piemonte, Italy 2012
When & Where
The National Press Club
The National Press Club, a private club for journalists and communications professionals, has been a Washington institution for more than a century. It is also a world-class conference and meeting facility that hosts thousands of events each year for sophisticated clients from around the globe. And while these are the Club’s functions, its mission is to be The World’s Leading Professional Organization for Journalists. It is a social and business organization dedicated to supporting the ongoing improvement of the profession of journalism.