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This evening with special guest Luciano Castiello of of Banfi Vintners, held in celebration of National Pasta Month, includes a reception and four-course dinner pairing Carmelo's award-winning cuisine with some of Italy's finest wines from Banfi Vintners.

Crostini, Tuna Tartare and Avocado, Artichokes, Bruschetta with Eggplant and Mozzarella.
Pairing: Choice of Principessa Gavi, 2012 Banfi or Centine Rose, 2013 Banfi.

Spaghetti alla Pescatora, Spaghetti with Seafood and Eggplant Ravioli.
Pairing: La Pettegola Vermentino, 2013 Banfi.

Filet of Beef Fidel with Roasted Beets, Mushrooms and Celery.
Pairing: Aska Bolgheri Rosso DOC, 2012 Banfi.

Piatto Forte
Roasted Lamb Chops with Julienne of Zucchini, Peppers, Asparagus, Barolo reduction.
Pairing: Brunello Poggio Alle Mura, 2008 Banfi.

Crespelle con Pere Caramellate e Gianduia.
Pairing: Florus, 2010 Banfi.



Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano
14795 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77079


$90 per person plus tax and gratuity.
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