Experience the Wines of Italy at Primavera

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Experience the wines of Italy with a winemakers dinner at Primavera Ristorante featuring Castello Banfi at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 19th.

The five-course dinner, priced at $85 per person, will start with an amuse bouche of Gorgonzola, walnut, Bosch pear jam and micro arugula; paired with Maschio Prosecco Brut. The first course will be octopus carpaccio with chickpeas, anchovy filet, wild arugula, Meyer lemon vinaigrette and toasted crostini; paired with San Angelo Toscana IGT Pinot Grigio.

The second course will consist of duck confit ravioli with brandy and Shiitake mushroom sauce; paired with Bolla Verona Rosso IGT. The entrée course, guance di vitello brasata con risotto, includes braised veal cheeks, tomato-wine sauce and Cipollini onions atop Grana Padano risotto; paired with Brunello di Montalcino. The meal will conclude with a baked brie and Bosch pear tart drizzled with honey and walnuts; paired with Florus, Moscadello di Montalcino DOC Late Harvest.

Vegetarian and pescatarian options are available upon request with advance notice. Seating for the dinner is limited and reservations may be made by calling 619.435.0454.

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Located in the heart of Coronado Island in at 932 Orange Ave., Primavera Ristorante serves exceptional innovative Northern Italian cuisine, inspired by the fresh ingredients and flavors of San Diego. Since opening nearly 28 years ago, Primavera Ristorante has remained one of the most popular restaurants in Coronado, and has been voted “Best Italian Fare” by Coronado Lifestyle Magazine, as well as been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence in 2015 and 2017. The restaurant is open daily from 5 to 10 p.m. and offers happy hour from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Reservations are recommended and may be made by calling 619.435.0454 or visiting www.primavera1st.com. More information may be found by following on Facebook and Twitter at @Primavera1st and Instagram at @Primavera.Ristorante.