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On Monday 11th September Osteria begins its Tour of Italy with a menu inspired by four key Italian regions. Osteria is proud to be the Barbican Centre’s flagship restaurant and complements the centre’s incredible architecture and cultural programme with its bold, ingredient-focussed Italian cuisine.

The Tour of Italy menu will be running for eight weeks only with dishes changing every two weeks allowing diners to try many authentic flavours. The Tour of Italy will be covering four famous Italian food destinations:

  • Emilia-Romagna: 11th Sept – 24th Sept
    • Renowned for its meat products, especially pork-based
  • Tuscany: 25th Sept – 8th Oct
    • Famous for its rich game
  • Puglia: 9th Oct – 22nd Oct
    • Italy’s largest producer of olive oil.
  • Sicily: 23rd Oct – 5th Nov
    • Where pasta has been part of the local cuisine for hundreds of years, dating back to the 12th century

The essence of each of the four regions has been captured with these amazing dishes and each dish has been suitable paired with Italian wine, so that each dish can be enjoyed to its fullest.

2 courses and a glass of wine for £25

Win a trip to Italy!

Love your wine? Want to visit an Italian winery?

Win an amazing trip for two to the San Salvatore Italian winery.

The vineyards of San Salvatore are situated in the heart of the Cilento National Park which is a truly stunning location.
Their philosophy is to produce wines respecting nature and tradition, producing wines that carry the history and flavours of the land.

To be in with a chance of winning this fabulous trip, diners must visit between 11th September – 5th November 2017 to qualify for the prize draw.

The prize includes:

  • Return flights & transfers
  • Overnight stay
  • Meals
  • Winery tour

T&C’s and exclusions apply

Tuscany: 25th Sept – 8th Oc

Starter

Ribollita, a thick broth of seasonal vegetables with Maremma olive oil and Parmesan

Main

Roast saddle of rabbit ‘saltimbocca’, cime di rapa greens and butternut squash with sage butter

Dessert

Tiramisu

Wine

Vermentino di Toscana, 2015, Bocelli, long before Andrea Bocelli was famous for music, the Bocelli family has been known for wine. For over 180 years, they have made classic wines on their Tuscan farm.

Chianti, 2015, Guicciardini-Strozzi, Toscana- brings cherry, red fruits and supple tannins. An interesting fact is that the current members of the family are the 15th generation descendants of Mona Lisa.

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