Welcome Winter Polenta Dinner

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The Cicala Family Residence

1211 West Ritner Street

Philadelphia, PA 19148

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Welcoming of the winter spirits in Italy is traditonally done at the first snowfall, when families gather around the table, sharing polenta with ragu served from a huge wooden board.

It's an old fashioned night of heart warming, Italian comfort food at it's best. Join us at our table in this winter tradition.


$75.00 per person

Menu:


Carote Arrostite

Roasted baby carrots, toasted almonds, ricotta


Escarole e Fagioli

escarole, cannellini beans, rosemary, garlic, olive oil, red pepper flake


Salumi & Formaggio

Salumificio Cicala cured meats and imported Italian cheeses


Bruschetta Misti

Sauteed mushrooms, Marsala, garlic, cream

Sausage, broccoli rabe, roasted garlic spread


Polenta served family style with ragu of pork ribs, sausage, and meatballs


***(Vegetarian option: Cacciatore, sauteed peppers, onions, and mushrooms in marinara. )


Couscous al Cioccolato

Warm, dark chocolate couscous pudding, toasted almonds, dried cherries.


Zeppole

Fried dough filled with sweet espresso ricotta, dusted with powdered sugar.

***This is a BYOB event, and we would like to suggest white wines such as Verdicchio, Pecorino, or Chardonnay.

Red wines such as Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, Sangiovese, and Cabernet pair well with this menu also.




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1211 West Ritner Street

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