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Archives: January 2016

Death in Tuscany Interactive Mystery Dinner

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Sunday, February 21, 6:30 pm
Hosted by John & Holli Todhunter
Three Fox Vineyards
Cost: $70 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity

Valentine’s Day Weekend - Dinner - Girasole - The Plains, VA, Middleburg, VA, Haymarket, Salamander Resort

Valentine’s Day Weekend

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February 12 – 14
4 Course, Fixed-Price Dinner
Cost: $85 per person, exclusive of tax, beverages, and gratuity

Treat your Valentine to a delicious four course meal prepared by Chef Patierno and enjoy the romantic ambiance of our dining room created by Lydia Patierno.  We will be featuring a special fixed-price menu Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings (in addition to our usual Sunday brunch from 11 – 1:30.) The cost of the four-course dinner is $85 per person, exclusive of tax, beverages, and gratuity.   The menu options are:

First Course:
Local Oysters Florentine
Beef Carpaccio
Burrata with Microgreens
Lumache
Winter Soup
Bresaola with Piemontese Ricotta and Kinlock Farms Local Honey

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
Butternut Squash Tortellini
Braised Short Ribs in Barolo with Gnocchi alla Romana
Veal Medallions in a Cream Brandy Sauce with Local Mushrooms
Housemade Meat Tortellini with Marinara Sauce
Pistachio Encrusted Local Trout with a Lemon Sauce

Fourth Course:
Housemade Pastries, Gelato, and Sorbetti

Reservations are required.  Call the restaurant after 2 pm at 540-253-5501 to make your reservation!

Winter Wine Tasting, Hosted by Max Evans of Siema Wines

Winter Wine Tasting

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Sunday, January 17, 3-5 pm
Hosted by Max Evans of Siema Wines
Cost: $35 per person
Featuring light antipasti & the following wines:

Vini Tonon Prosecco Frizzante NV
Volpetti Frascati Superiore 2014
Salvano Gavi 2014
Durin Vermentino Riviera Ligure 2014
Borgo San Daniele Tocai Friulano “Isonzo” 2014
Il Borro Chardonnay “Lamelle” 2013
Kellerei Kaltern Schiava 2013
Odoardi “Savuto” 2013
I Fabbri Chianti Classico “Terra Di Lamole” 2011
Elisabetta Sangiovese “Brunetti” 2012
Sforzato Valtellina, FAY 2009
Rocche Costamagna Barolo Rocche dell’ Annunziata 2011
Campannelle “Solare” 2007
Malvasia “Little Bosco” 2014