Tuesday
Apr242012

Rao Family Chef Tribute Dinner: Tuesday, May 1st at Nell's

Join us at Nell's as we learn about and pay tribute to the Rao Family and their legacy at Rao's Restaurant, one of the most sought-after restaurants in Manhattan. Founded by Charles Rao in 1896, the tiny Italian restaurant was an instant success. The sons of Charles, Louis and Vincent Rao, along with the help of Vincent's wife, built on the strong foundation created by their father to create one of the pinnacles of Italian American cuisine. Their recent release of a cookbook has inspired chef Philip Mihalski to organize a dinner in their honor. 

Nell's Restaurant Chef Tribute Dinner Series 2012 Presents:

CHARLES, LOUIS & VINCENT RAO
Tuesday, May 1st, 2012
6:15 pm 

 

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Octopus Salad
Spinach Pie
Peppers and Eggs
Rive Della Chiesa Rose Spumante Brut

. . .

Seafood Stuffed Calamari
Tre Donne Roero Arneis 2008

. . .

Spaghetti with Red Crab Sauce
Fattoria di Felsina, Chianti Classico 2008

. . .

Stuffed Artichokes

. . . 

Chicken Picatta
Eugenio Bocchino "RoccaBella" Langhe Nebbiolo 2010

. . .

Beef Braciola with Sautéed Broccoli Rabe
Vignalta Rosso Reserva, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot 2007

. . .

 

Grand Marnier Cheesecake
Marcato, Recioto di Soave, Il Duello 2006

 

$80. per person
plus tax and gratuity

 

* RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED *

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When will be your next special tribute dinner? I hope I'd be able to go there. Thanks.

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