Authentic Italian Seafood Feast Menu

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Prego Ristorante announces new Seafood Season Menu, Italian style, available September 23rd – October 6th.

Authentic Italian Seafood Feast Menu available to the public September 23rd – October 6th. Inspired by Chef Ugo Allesina’s deep roots in Italy and Italian cooking. The South of Italy is known for its coastal cuisine, fish and seafood with a more rustic flair than its Northern parts.

Fish in Italy is served in a variety of ways but mostly fish is grilled and sometimes served whole or even brought to your table raw. You will also see that there are more types of shrimp or gamberi in Italy than in the US and are most often served in the shell with the head still on which has been thought to add more flavor. Clams and mussels, vongole and cozze are also served in their shells or as an appetizer. In Italy, clams are often served in a simple white wine sauce, while mussels are often prepared in a slightly spicy tomato sauce.

Prego has created a menu to reflect the style of seafood cooking in Italy with items such as Zuppa di Pesce Manila Clams, mussels, scallops, shrimp, calamari, in a light tomato, garlic, basil broth, paired with Chianti, Banfi Reserve and Cozze Del Marinaio and Black Santa Barbara Mussels, white wine, garlic, clam juice, dash of chili flakes, served with crisp Tuscan bread, paired with White Sangria.

Menu:

Seafood Season September 23rd – October 6th 

Starters

Cozze Del Marinaio $15 Black Santa Barbara Mussels, white wine, garlic, clam juice, dash of chili flakes, served with crisp Tuscan bread Paired with White Sangria 

Carpaccio di Pesce $17 Thinly sliced center cut swordfish, topped with lemon, fennel, Calabria chilis, ginger, and thyme Paired with Aperol Spritz 

Zuppa di Pesce $19 Manila Clams, mussels, scallops, shrimp, calamari, in a light tomato, garlic, basil broth Paired with Chianti, Banfi Reserve 

 

Entrées

Lasagna di Pesce $23 Layers of fresh spinach pasta, bechamel, ragout of crustaceans and fresh seafood, baked and finished with fresh mozzarella Paired with Greco di Tufo, Terre d’Aione 

Linguine alla Vongole Veraci $25 Flat thin pasta tossed with Manila Clams and jumbo fresh water prawns in a light garlic white wine sauce Paired with Gavi, Banfi 

Gnocchi Portofino $25 Potato dumplings, mixed with shrimp sautéed in white wine, tossed with sun-dried tomatoes and creamy pesto Paired with Pinot Grigio, Abbazia 

Filetto di Pesce Bianco Milanese $26 Lightly dusted with panko breadcrumbs, sautéed, served with arugula, julienne tomatoes, coated with lemon dressing Paired with Chardonnay, Ferrari Carano 

Misto Griglia $29 Mixed grilled assortment of tuna, salmon, jumbo fresh water prawns, fillet of white pacific fish, topped with lemon, garlic, and herbs, served with roasted potatoes and vegetables Paired with Chardonnay, Chateau St. Jean 

Recommended Pairings

Wine Flight | Your choice of any three paired wines, 3 ounces each $18 White Sangria | Traditional blend of brandy, triple sec, white wine, and fresh fruit $7 Aperol Spritz | Prosecco, Aperol, soda water, garnished with an orange $7 

Chianti, Banfi Reserve $10 | $38 Greco di Tufo, Terre d’Aione $10 | $38 Gavi, Banfi $11 | $40 Pinot Grigio, Abbazia $11 | $40 Chardonnay, Ferrari Carano $11 | $40 Chardonnay, Chateau St. Jean $8 | $29

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