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.
Rosetta Costantino’s calzoncelli con ceci. Photo from Facebook.