Michael’s On Naples Inaugural Winemaker Dinner of the Year

January 18, 2017

Our favorite Italian restaurant outside of Italy, the award-winning Michael’s On Naples will host its first Winemaker Dinner of the year with Luca Currado Vietti of Vietti Winery on Monday, January 23 at 6:30 p.m. The six-course menu, which reflects Luca’s winemaking motto blending contemporary with traditional, is the creation of Chef Eric Samaniego with wines selected by Sommelier Massimo Aronne. 

The special menu includes…

To start, Bagna Cauda with traditional Piemontese Fondue with Roasted Winter Vegetables paired with 2015 Roero Arneis. And then, an antipasti--Carne Cruda, Raw Beef Tenderloin Sliced with Lemon, Olive Oil, Shallots and Parmigiano paired with 2011 Barbera D’Asti “La Crena”. The pasta course is Tajarin “40 Tourli” a house-made 40 Egg Yolk Pasta with Veal Sugo paired with 2012 Barolo “Castiglione.”

The second course is a Brasato al Barolo, a Braised Piemontese Beef, Creamy Polenta, Cardoons paired with 2012 Barolo “Lazzarito.” There’s also a Formaggio course with Castelmango, Honey and Hazelnuts paired with 2015 Freisa Vivace. The final course is a Biscotti Piemontesi.

The six-course dinner with wine pairings is $125 per person excluding tax and gratuity – seating is limited. 

Michael's on Naples is at 5620 East 2nd Street in Long Beach. 562.439.7080

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