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Sicilian wine dinner @ La Volpe, Center Moriches

Diners at La Volpe in Center Moriches.

Diners at La Volpe in Center Moriches. Photo Credit: Newsday/Ana P. Gutierrez

 While you can’t quite taste the same wines and eat the same foods here as you can in Sicily, you can at least approach the real deal at La Volpe Ristorante’s “Tastes of Sicily” wine dinner on Wednesday, Aug. 24, at 7 p.m.

For $70 a person, you get a five-course Sicilian meal with wine pairings.

Here’s the menu:

Parmigiana di melanzane alla Sicilana (Fried eggplant, ham, fresh plum tomato, caciocavallo and mozzarella)
Paired with: Grillo-Viognier, Dalila IGT Feudo Arancio, Sicilia

Caserecce con trancio di pesce spada
(Caserecce pasta with filet of swordfish, pignoli, fresh plum tomatoes and fried eggplant)
Paired with: Nero D’avola-cabernet sauvignon 2007, Feudo Arancio Cantadoro , Sicilia

Rombo con caponata
(Filet of fluke, Sicilian caponata and mint-infused olive oil)
Paired with: Hedonis 2005, Feudo Arancio, Sicilia

Pesca con gelato
(warm baked peaches with ice cream)
Paired with: Passito 2006 Hekate, IGT Sicilia

A deposit of $30 is required upon booking.

La Volpe Ristorante is at 611 Montauk Hwy., Center Moriches, 631-874-3819

Above: Dining room at La Volpe




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