Write On Rubee

An Arizona-based food, beverage and travel writer since 2008,  I launched this website in 2015 to document my culinary adventures, beverage escapades, gardening endeavors, and travel in the Phoenix area and beyond.  Also find a comprehensive calendar of Phoenix-area food and drink-related events on my Events page.

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Umbria Dinner at North Italia

On Tuesday, August 22nd at 6 PM, North Italia in Arcadia will be hosting a community dinner for $45 per person and includes beverage pairings (tax/gratuity excluded). The dinner will feature a four-course Italian selection that is expertly crafted by Chef Andrew Vera and is themed after Umbria, an central Italian region known for its historical towns and rolling hills. The dishes will incorporate Umbrian elements with the following special menu:

Antipasto: Fritto Misto
branzino, zucchini, asparagus, pea purée, preserved lemon vinaigrette

Primo: Strangozzi al Tartufo
hand rolled pasta, black truffle, pecorino, queen creek olive oil

Secondo: Ragù di Maiale con Polenta
heritage pork ragù, san marzano tomato, polenta cake, fennel pollen

Dolce: Crostata di Mele
baked honeycrisp apple, greatful spoon salted caramel gelato, cinnamon

Space is limited and reservations are required. To make a reservation call 602-324-5600 or visit North Italia at 4925 N. 40th St. For more information, visit www.northitaliarestaurant.com.

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