Rosetta Costantino’s calzoncelli con ceci. Photo from Facebook.
Nothing brings joy to the January doldrums like a serious feast, Italian style. You won’t want to miss this special dinner celebrating the food and wine of Calabria on Thursday January 29th at ~VIA UNO~ in Half Moon Bay. The dinner is a collaboration between chef Giuseppe Sarubbi and author Rosetta Costantino, who are both from the same Calabrian town, and is a celebration of Costantino’s books on regional cooking. The four-course dinner includes many regional dishes, including ‘nduja crostini and sagne chine, a fresh layered pasta dish. Check out the full menu here. The dinner is $80 per person, or $110 with wine pairings. It begins at 6:30pm, and you can reserve your spot by email or by calling the restaurant. 2810 Cabrillo Highway North at Roosevelt, Half Moon Bay, 650-560-8858.
~HILLSIDE SUPPER CLUB~ is celebrating their second anniversary on Monday January 19th with a four-course prix-fixe dinner at 7pm (and hey, one of the courses will include that particular poultry liver that rhymes with trois!). The dinner is $68 per person, with an option for wine pairings for $32; reservations can be made here. 300 Precita Ave. at Folsom, 415-285-6005.