FoodWire: Italian Wine Dinner at Five Bistro on the Hill Thursday, 11.12


Five (5100 Daggett Avenue; website) hosts another in its ongoing series of wine dinners this Thursday, November 12. The dinner will pair a five-course meal from chef and owner Anthony Devoti with wines from Pinnacle Imports. The cost is $55 per person (tax and tip not included), and reservations are required. To make reservations or for more information, call 314-773-5553.

After the jump, the menu and wine pairings...

Seared diver scallop, Claverach Farm sprouts, olives, lemon, roasted shallots, house-cured prosciutto
2008 Abbazia di Novacella Kerner

Purée of Lunga di Napoli squash soup with rabbit rillettes
2008 Damilano Barbera d'Asti

Fettucini Bolognese: housemade fettucini, braised Benne's Farm pork sausage, tomato, mirepoix, Italian parsley and butter
2008 Statti Gaglioppo


Braised Fruitland Farm beef short ribs, polenta, Parmigiano-Reggiano, butter and Italian parsley
2006 Petrolo Torrione

Vanilla bean panna cotta, chocolate mousse, espresso ice cream
2008 Marenco Moscato d'Asti