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From: Dave M.
Sent on: Wednesday, September 29, 2010 8:25 PM
Scott, I'm sending you two checks for dinner prior to the Warren Miller movie and for the Warren Miller movie. Let me know if you need anything else from me.
David W. Mansfield
2039U North Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL  60614
In a message dated 09/24/10 08:12:27 Central Daylight Time, [address removed] writes:
Announcing a new dining event for Pine Point Ski Club!


When: Friday, October 29,[masked]:45 PM

Price: $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

Terragusto Cafe - Lincoln Park

340 West Armitage Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614

Friday, 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 Dinner at 6:45pm and by 9 PM we wil l 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 yo u are a 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

crostini assorti
house-made focaccia topped with demi-smoked trout mousse, spicy egg salad w/pinenuts, mixed summer beans

del ortolano
the best of the seasons vegetables changes daily

selection of sliced cured meats changes daily

in salata
seasonal herbs & thin veggies tossed with local greens & shaved cheese in an herbed vinaigrette

primi piatti Fresh Made Pasta!

potato-filled pasta tossed with green beans & fresh basil pesto

���alla Norma���
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 pinenuts

secondi di pesce e carne Meat!
selections are designed to be shared in the center of the table, in true italia n 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

whole orata
served on the bone

organic free-range half chicken,
Gunthorp Farms

all-natural brasato del giorno

whole rainbow trout,
pan-seared boneless fillets

all-natural wagyu steak del giorno,
Mishima Farms

dolci e formaggi Desert!

honey panna cotta
with minted berry salad

baked stracciatella ���isola���
w/ zuppa inglese & toasted almonds

mascarpone-filled crespelle,
summer fruit compote & amaretti

pistaccio mousse
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

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