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Il Cantinori Anniversary; Four & Twenty Blackbirds Book

GREENWICH VILLAGE — East 10th street Italian restaurant Il Cantinori turns 30 years old this week. To celebrate the anniversary, the owners are offering a $75 four-course prix fixe that includes several of the Tuscan favorites from the regular menu. It will be available tomorrow through Sunday. Check out the menu at the bottom of this post. [EaterWire]

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Il Cantinori's 30th Anniversary Prix fixe ($75).
Offered from October 22 through October 27.

A CHOICE OF
STRACOTTO CON POLENTA
Slow cooked eye-round beef with polenta.
PASTICCIO DI DANTE
Crostini with peppers, anchovies & capers.
RIBOLITTA
Vegetable soup with cannellini beans.

A CHOICE OF
STROZZOPRETI AL BURRO NERO E SALVIA
Spinach dumplings with brown butter & sage.
SPAGHETTI ALLA RUSTICA
Pasta with fresh tomato & onion sauce.
RISOTTO ALLA CONTADINA
Carnaroli rice with sweet & spicy sausage, peas & wine.

A CHOICE OF
FEGATO ALLA SALVIA
Calf's liver sautéed with brown butter & sage.
SCALOPPINE ALLA ERBE
Veal medallions sautéed with fresh herbs & wine.
BACCALA ALLA LIVORNESE
Fresh cod with tomato sauce, wine, capers & olives.

DOLCE E BISCOTTI
SCHIACCIATA CON L'UVA
Grape tart.
BISCOTTI DI PRATO
Prato style cookies with vin santo.
TARTUFFO
Scoops of vanilla & chocolate gelato with nuts & cherries covered with chocolate.

Four & Twenty Blackbirds

439 3rd Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215 (718) 499-2917 Visit Website

Il Cantinori

32 E 10th St., New York, NY

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