Special dinners: Valentine’s Day dinner at il Vecchio

We’re already about halfway through January–yikes–and already lots of local restaurants are looking ahead to February and the big dining out splash that is Valentine’s Day.

Fresh off their New Year’s Eve feast, il Vecchio is planning a four-course prix fixe dinner. Check out the menu, one curiously without a dessert course–below.

Dinner will cost $60 per couple (excluding tax, tip and beverages). il Vecchio will host two seatings for the evening: 5:00 to 5:30 and 7:30 to 8:00. For reservations, call 831-324-4282.

Valentine’s Day at il Vecchio:

Aperitif, choice of:
aperitivo il vecchio / sweet vermouth and chardonnay over ice

kir / crème de cassis and chardonnay

Soup
minestra di pollo con gnocchi di spinaci / chicken broth with spinach gnocchi

Salad
insalata di barba rosse / salad of red beets with leeks and potatoes

Pasta, choice of:
pasta con asparagi e burro/ pasta with asparagus and butter

spaghetti al pomodoro con basilico / spaghetti in classic tomato sauce with parmesan

Entree, choice of:
pesce al pesto e vino bianco / rock cod in white wine pesto sauce

filetto con salsa di brandy, funghi e chianti / filet mignon in brandy, mushroom sauce in chianti wine

pollo saltimbocca alla marsala / breast of chicken stuffed with prosciutto and pecorino toscano, braised in marsala

All entrees are served with a seasonal vegetable.

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