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Rustic Italian 5 Course Menu

In-Person Venice, Venice

$95.00

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BYOW,Available for purchase
Intimate (2-4 Guests)
italian, californian
In-Person
Workshop Restaurant is opening in 2018. We can accommodate all dietary restrictions. Please choose 2 small plates, 1 appetizer, 1 entree, and 1 dessert. The small plates will be broken up into bites before the appetizers and sides after the entrees

Menu detail

Ricotta Gnocchi
Appetizer
lamb sugo, spicy tomato passata, fresh basil
Crisp-As-A-Chip Branzino Filet
Entree
Served over a bed of lightly smoked pine nut caponata and a rich saffron-shellfish broth.
Sticky Ribs
Entree
Slow-smoked until fall-off-the-bone tender, served with Carolina Gold BBQ Sauce
Nutella-Stuffed Cookies
Dessert
Pappardelle with Braised Pork
Appetizer
Slow-braised pork shoulder with natural jus, fresh arugula, and lemon.
Roasted Chicken Breast
Entree
Glazed with balsamic, served with a light olive oil and vinegar smashed potato and Italian salsa verde
Handsome Rob's Key Lime Pie
Dessert
If Handsome Rob approves of it, it must be good. Served with a graham cracker crust and topped with a dollop of fresh whipped cream.
Mushroom Lasagna
Appetizer
Foraged mushrooms, gooey, melty cheeses, and hand-rolled sheets of fresh pasta.
Sauteed Salmon
Entree
Lightly glazed with a smoky mustard sauce
Creme Fraiche Panna Cotta
Dessert
With spiced persimmon jam
Mandilli
Appetizer
handkerchief-shaped hen egg pasta with a silky three-nut pesto and CA extra virgin olive oil
Sole "Milanese"
Entree
Lightly breaded and topped with arugula and shaved grana padano
"Bake Sale" Pie
Dessert
Pecans, crushed berries, whipped creme fraiche
Barbecued Oyster
Small Plate
Slowly grilled over hickory and served with Battuto Butter (loaded with garlic and parsley) and fresh lemon.
Braised Beef Short Rib
Entree
Served a la carte with natural jus
Buttermilk-Fried Chicken
Entree
Sticky Braised Pork Belly
Entree
Glazed in honey and mustard, served with a crunchy shaved fennel salad
Paccheri with Pork Sugo
Appetizer
Durum semolina noodles topped with a spicy pork sausage and san marzano tomato sugo.
"Quatro" Leches
Dessert
Tres Leches cake served with dulce de leche, fresh banana, and Corto extra virgin olive oil
Butterscotch Budino
Dessert
Doused in gooey salted butterscotch and topped with whipped creme fraiche.
Heirloom Grain Bowl
Entree
Raw, roasted, and sauteed market vegetables, pistachios, dates, dijon-citrus vinaigrette, arugula, French feta
Baja Kanpachi Crudo
Small Plate
avocado puree, pickled chilies, pistachio, ginger dressing
Burrata Toast
Small Plate
Toasted country bread, lightly smoked market fruit, hazelnuts
Smoked Bluefish Dip
Small Plate
A creamy alder-smoked bluefish dip topped with pickled red onions, chives, and local EVOO. Served with country toast.
Deviled Eggs
Small Plate
"Medium-rare" boiled eggs whipped into a rustic deviled egg
Roasted Artichoke and Reggiano Dip
Small Plate
fire-roasted artichokes, served with warm tortilla chips, creme fraiche, and a smoky salsa
Ribollita
Appetizer
Hearty Tuscan bread soup, simmered with the market's best seasonal produce
White Bean Tuscan Soup
Appetizer
Cooked with a hefty amount of CA extra virgin olive oil and a dash of fresh rosemary
Kale Salad
Appetizer
Sweet and spicy almond vinaigrette, fresh herbs, reggiano
Red Oak Leaf Lettuce Salad
Appetizer
Simply dressed in a dijon vinaigrette, served with thick gruyere shavings and rustic croutons
Market Salad
Appetizer
Shaved market vegetables, rustic croutons, turmeric-lemon aioli, pecorino
Charred Octopus
Appetizer
Served with pepperoni sauce, olive caramel, sand salsa verde
Squid Ink Bavette with Rock Shrimp Ragout
Appetizer
Long, thin noodles with a spicy rock shrimp and tomato ragout, burrata, and breadcrumbs
Macerated Berries
Dessert
With double-cream whipped mascarpone, coconut sugar and vanilla

Add-ons

Bottle of CA White
$39.00
Bottle of CA Red
$39.00
Bottle of Italian White
$45.00
Bottle of Italian Red
$55.00
3-Wine Pairing (Price Per Person)
$65.00

Rustic Italian 5 Course Menu

In-Person Venice, Venice
(Exact Address will be shared upon purchase.)