Friday, August 9, 2013

AUGUST 21st, 2013: LUNGOMARE HOSTS DINE AND UNWIND EVENT


 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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AUGUST 21st, 2013: LUNGOMARE HOSTS DINE AND UNWIND EVENT
In Partnership with Emeryville’s Vinity Wines and the Oakland Restaurant Association; Proceeds from Dinner Benefit Local Youth Organization

(Oakland, CA) On Wednesday, August 21st, Jack London Square’s Lungomare restaurant will partner with Vinity Wine Company to host the August “Dine and Unwind” event, with a special Italian-influenced evening of food, wine, music and conviviality.  Vinity Wines, based in Emeryville, is particularly focused on importing artisanal Italian wines with distinctive regionality and will be pairing wines with Lungomare chef Craig DiFonzo’s seasonal Italian/Californian menu. Also featured will be singer and multi-instrumentalist Steve Albini, known for his unique blend of Italian music, jazz and world rhythms.  A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit Bay Area youth soccer organization My Yute Soccer.

The four-course menu and wine pairings is $50 per person, including tax and gratuity.
 Seating is available from 5:30 – 10:00 pm.  Please call (510) 444-7171 for reservations.

 

Featured Menu:


Carpaccio of Local Halibut, Concasse of Heirloom Tomato, Mint, Watermelon

Local Wild King Salmon, Caramelized Fennel, Fava Pistou

Fig and Mascarpone Tart

~ Plus an Additional Surprise Course ~

 

About Dine and Unwind: A partnership between The Oakland Restaurant Association, The Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Visit Oakland, Dine and Unwind is a series of monthly events hosted by Oakland’s top restaurants. For more information about Oakland’s Dine & Unwind Restaurant Series, please visit http://www.oakrest.org/or contact Ivette Torres at itorres@oaklandchamber.com or at  510-874-4800 x 319.

About Lungomare:  Opened February 11th, 2013, Lungomare was designed to appeal to visitors and Oakland locals alike.  Executive chef Craig DiFonzo has created a menu inspired by coastal Italian cuisine, with an emphasis on handmade and locally-sourced ingredients.

Vinity Wine Company: Based in Emeryville, Vinity Wine Company imports wines of character from artisan Italian producers who represent the best of their regional and local cultures.

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