The holidays are all about family and no one does family feasts quite like an Italian family.
Chef Bobby Benjamin of La Coop Bistro is serving Christmas dinner with an Italian accent – seven courses that will have you saying "buon Natale!"
The Italian Holiday Dinner is Dec. 23, at La Coop Bistro on East Market Street.
The cost is $50, call 502-410-2888 for reservations.
Click here for more about La Coop Bistro, including the menu.
The La Coop pre-Christmas menu with wine pairings includes:
Zucchini fritti with roasted garlic and herbs
NV Bortolotti, Prosecco
Prosciutto tortelloni with mascarpone and rosemary
2012 Gini, Soave Classico
White eggplant lasagna with whipped goat cheese, zucchini, Grano Padano and mozzarella
2011 Centonze, Grillo Sicilia Bianco
Creamy tomato soup with basil, speck and Asiago grilled cheese
NV Contratto, Vermouth Rosso
Pork arrosto with Parmesan polenta, braised kale and lemon
2012 San Pietro, Schiava
24-hour braised meatballs with red sauce, Parmesan and parsley
2009 Frascole, Chianti Rufina
Stuffoli with orange and Disarono
2012 Albino Rocca, Moscato d’Asti