Announcing a new dining event for Pine Point Ski Club!What
: PRE-MOVIE FAMILY STYLE PRE-FIXE DINNER @ TARRAGUSTO CAFE in Lincoln ParkWhen
: Friday, October 29,[masked]:45 PMPrice
: $55.00 per person paid by cash or check or $58.00 by credit card. Advance payment required.Where
: Terragusto Cafe - Lincoln Park
340 W. Armitage Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
(773)[masked]Terragusto Cafe - Lincoln Park340 West Armitage Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614Friday, October 29th 6:45pm
You will get a gourmet, family style, mult-course, Italian meal at a good price as all gratuity and taxes are included! THIS IS A BYOB restaurant, so bring a good bottle of wine to share. The traditional $10 corking fee is waived by the restaurant for this event.
The dinner is chef's choice with a wide selections of offerings, so all you have to do is show up and eat! There will be antipasti (two hot, two cold appetizers like soup, salad), primi piatti (freshly made pasta), meat (fish, poultry, beef, pork), fresh baked breads, dessert.
Join us for dinner before watching Warren Miller's stunning new ski & snowboard movie. RSVP separately for the movie and dinner which are set up as joint but separate events. You must be attending the movie (and purchase your ticket through PPSC) to attend the dinner
. See the separate movie event listed on Meetup.com. Dinner at 6:45pm and by 9 PM we will walk a few feet away to get in line for the movie. There is also a pub crawl after the movie (another separate event).
Space for dinner is limited to 12 spots. Dinner reservation available FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE based on the receipt of your payment!
Dinner is paid in advance to hold your spot and the cost is $55 each by check/cash
or $58 by Paypal/credit credit card
(to cover those transaction fees). This price includes all tax and 20% gratuity in a critically acclaimed restaurant. Dinner will be served family style (see example of offerings below) and includes these beverages: sparkling water, soft drinks and coffee. Remember to bring your own booze (BYOB) or diet soft drink, the restaurant never serves diet soft drinks.Make checks payable to PINE POINT SKI CLUB
and mail c/o Scott Altman, 320 W Illinois Street #2001, Chicago, IL 60654. You must pay via credit card to RSVP on Meetup. If paying by check, I will RSVP for you if you are a Meetup.com member, please be sure I know your Meetup name if not obvious--include that information with you check.
Terragusto?s menu changes each month in order to focus on the freshest, local ingredients. Take a look at the example menu items below (our actual meal will vary):antipasti
We get two hot and two cold appetizers.
chilled puree of fennel with extra virgin olive oil & cr?me fraiche dollop
pomodoro e gorgonzola
ripe tomato, sweet verde dolce gorgonzola, sweet shaved onions, extra virgin olive oil, balsamic glaze
warm savory vegetable custard drizzled with fresh basil pesto & topped with pecorino sardo
house-made focaccia topped with demi-smoked trout mousse, spicy egg salad w/pinenuts, mixed summer beans
the best of the seasons vegetables changes daily
selection of sliced cured meats changes daily
seasonal herbs & thin veggies tossed with local greens & shaved cheese in an herbed vinaigretteprimi piatti
Fresh Made Pasta!
potato-filled pasta tossed with green beans & fresh basil pesto
rustic whole grain pasta tossed with roasted eggplant, tomato, bufala mozzarella, garlic & fresh basil
classic egg thin ribbon pasta tossed with mushrooms & topped with pecorino sardo
Roman-style semolina gnocchi with shrimp, zucchini, tomato chunks & fresh mint in a white wine sauce
traditional meat-filled pasta tossed with tomato, extra virgin olive oil, fresh oregano & pecorino romano
organic baked polenta with saut?ed spinach, drizzled with sage-gorgonzola cream & toasted pinenutssecondi di pesce e carne
selections are designed to be shared in the center of the table, in true italian trattoria style
each is rubbed with our house herbed sea salt, roasted in cast iron, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil & served with the seasons best vegetables as contorno
Please Note: our kitchen times the preparation of your selections to arrive at your table within just a few minutes after your pastas in order to invoke the tradition of the ?laden table? that is such a part of the mom & pop trattoria experience across Italy
served on the bone
organic free-range half chicken,
all-natural brasato del giorno
whole rainbow trout,
pan-seared boneless fillets
all-natural wagyu steak del giorno,
Mishima Farmsdolci e formaggi
honey panna cotta
with minted berry salad
baked stracciatella ?isola?
w/ zuppa inglese & toasted almonds
summer fruit compote & amaretti
w/ white chocolate bark
plate of two cheeses
w/ house-made bread & mostarda di Cremona
house-made sorbetti or gelati del giorno
a sampling of three
RSVP to this Meetup:http://www.meetup.com/Pine-Point-Ski-Club/calendar/14858283/