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Make Your Valentine’s Day Dinner Reservation

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Join us on Friday, February 14th for a special Valentine’s four course, fixed price menu.

This special menu will feature the following options:
First Course:
Oysters Florentine
Beef Carpaccio
Marinated Grilled Octopus
Buffalo Mozzarella & Grilled Vegetables
Lumache

Second Course:
Baby Arugula with Shaved Parmesan and Artisanal Olive Oil
Classic Caesar Salad
Fennel Salad with Blood Oranges and Mediterranean Olives
Frisee with Anchovy Dressing and Gorgonzola Crostini

Third Course:
Seafood Ravioli with Lobster, Shrimp, and Scallops
Salmon en Carrozza
Butternut Squash Tortellini
Pork Cheek Marubini
Braised Short Ribs over Creamy, Herbed Polenta
Veal Medallions in a Cream Brandy Sauce with Local and Forest Mushrooms
Roasted Chestnut Stuffed Rabbit

Fourth Course:
Housemade Dessert Selection

There are two seating times available in which to make your reservation. Choose between 5 to 6:30 pm or 8 to 9:30 pm. The cost is $85 per person, excluding beverages, tax, and gratuity. Seating is limited so call 540-253-5501 to make your reservation.

If you cannot join us on Valentine’s Day proper, we will feature dinner and dessert specials all weekend!

Trip to Sicily – May 5 – 16, 2014

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We are planning an exclusive trip to the Sicily region of Italy from May 5th through May 16th. Our tour is small and personal. Local food and wine combined with the history and folklore of the local area. We will stay at Agriturismi when possible. We will visit a Marsala producer, a wine maker, almond and pistachio growers, Sicilian pottery shop, a puppet show, and local markets.

The group is limited to 10 persons. The package price is $3,200 per person and includes transportation to and from the Palermo airport, transportation throughout the tour, accommodations, breakfasts and dinners, and five lunches. Airfare and taxes are excluded.

For more information, visit www.girasole-italy.com. To make a reservation, please call Lydia Patierno at 540-253-5501. $1,000 deposit required to secure your reservation.

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