italian dinner party



dan and i entertain best casually at home, with great food, great music and a casual chic atmosphere. our ideal saturday evening is cooking some of our favorite dishes from restaurants we love and enjoying the company of a couple of other couples. here's our guide! salute!

the invites

paperless post / www.paperlesspost.com

 

the menu

cocktail

the sable kitchen's war of the roses / pimm's, citadelle gin, chase elderflower, mint, fresh lime

www.sablechicago.com

appetizer

the mercer kitchen's chilled artichoke with mustard mayonnaise, chervil and lemon

www.themercerkitchen.com

salad

garage bar's ceasar with fried kale, parmasean and croutons

www.garageonmarket.com

wine

2009 colomšŠ estate malbec

www.wine.com

pizza

bar tomas power pizza with spinach, garlic, mozzarella, pecorino romano, lemon

www.bartomachicago.com

 

pulino's cavolo nero with black kale, smoked mozzarella, squash and walnut pesto

www.pulinosny.com

dessert

illy espressos / dean and deluca chocolate macarons / talenti gelato in roman raspberry

www.illy.com

www.deandeluca.com

www.talentigelato.com

flowers

flowering cherry blossom branches in clear vases

place setting

wedgewood white china / fog cadiz linens from serena and lily / juliska tumblers for wine and cocktails

www.wwrd.com

www.serenaandlily.com

www.juliska.com

Cheers! - lh

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