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Family Meal: Feast of the 7 Fishes w/ Guest Chef James Campbell Caruso
December 13, 2018, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Our next December family meal is an unabashed holiday celebration. The Feast of the Seven Fishes is a unique Italian American tradition inspired by the spiritual practice of abstaining from meat during Christmas Eve until the feast of Christmas Day. Originating from southern Italy, where it is known as La Vigilia, it symbolizes the wait for the midnight nativity. The meal is comprised of simple, seasonal dishes such as salted cod that reflect the native cuisine of historically impoverished regions in the Italian countryside. It’s a feast of rustic simplicity that commemorates the value of sharing humble food with beloved company—a true family meal. In that vein, guest chef James Campbell Caruso of La Boca will join Chef Allison Jenkins in the kitchen to lend a hand in creating all seven seafood themed dishes. Come sit at our table on December 13th for a uniquely Mediterranean inspired Christmas celebration.
house smoked octopus & mussels,
extra virgin olive oil, crostini
Salt Cod & Chickpea Panisse
smoked paprika aioli, lemon zest, parsley
House Cured Swordfish
shaved fennel, blood orange, cured sicilian black olives
Cold Smoked Freshwater Trout Dip
russet potato chips, horseradish, chives
Handmade Ricotta Cavatelli & Littleneck Clams
capers, garlic, white wine, italian parsley
Grilled Wild Gulf Prawns
white bean toast, rosemary, calabrian chile, fennel pollen
Lump Crab Cannelloni
handmade pasta, reggiano-red pepper cream
Assorted Italian Cookies
Assorted Italian Wines
As a reminder, a few things you should know:
Family Meal: Feast of the 7 Fishes is $59 per person.
Optional Wine/Beverage Pairings may be offered at an additional charge.
There is no minimum person requirement, however parties of 3 or fewer guests may be combined with other parties.
Each night will be exclusively ‘Family Meal’ – the regular Arroyo Vino menu will not be available.
Family Meal – $59 per person
Seatings at 5:00pm and 7:30pm
Call now to reserve your seats – 505.983.2100
Menu Subject To Change Based On Product Availability
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