Bite of the Beast Dinner at LAGO

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Locanda del Lago
231 Arizona Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Bite of the Beast Dinner at LAGO

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The last Thursday of every month, LAGO will host a communal meal featuring animal roasts and traditional, rustic dishes. The “Bite of the Beast” dinner series includes a 5-course dinner featuring the choice animal.
This month’s menu features:
All-Natural, Durham Ranch Wild Boar – Cinghiale
www.durhamranch.com
Durham Wild Boar is all natural and feral from Texas. It is caught in the wild and processed exclusively under the Durham Ranch label. Described as sweet, nutty and earthy, Wild Boar is a healthy alternative to beef due to its high protein and low-fat content.
Paired with the exquisite wines of
Antipasto
Wild Boar Sausage, Buckwheat Polenta
Premium Wine: Bianco Toscana “Livia” ‘16
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Primo
Housemade Potato Gnocchi, Wild Boar Neck Ragú,
Savoy Cabbage
Premium Wine: Chianti Classico “L’aura” ‘15
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Piatto di Mezzo
Farro Mantecato, Wild Boar Leg Braised with Rosemary,
Red Wine Reduction
Premium Wine: Merlot “Podalirio” ‘12
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Secondo
Wild Boar Shoulder Stew, Carnaroli Parmesan Risotto
Premium Wine: Chianti Classico Gran Selezione “Sei” ‘11
four course menu…49
premium wine pairing…32
(not including tax or gratuity)
Locally Sourced Produce from the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market: Potato from Weiser, Savoy Cabbage from Tamai, Carrots from Tutti Frutti.

Bite of the Beast Dinner at LAGO