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    You've sampled the fabulous French food with a Southern twist at La Coop Bistro, right? Many Louisville diners have, including the Courier Journal's critic, who gave the place 4 stars, and chances are good that you have, too. But, what happens when a French/Southern restaurant veers over to Italy for a special meal? Well, I don't know yet, but I predict magical awesomeness takes place, and I certainly want to find out.

    On March 25th, Chef Bobby Benjamin and his culinary team are going to prepare a 3-course Italian dinner, titled "Lunedi Cena Osteria". Sounds like a recipe for super magical awesomeness to me.


    The Menu:


    Primo (App/1st)

    Carni Bovine e Ravioli al Formaggio

    Beef Cheek Ravioli with peas and lemon

    2011 Secco, “Italian Bubbles” Rosé, Veneto


    Secondo (Main)

    Branzino alla Griglia con Sale Arrosto

    Salt-Roasted Branzino with spinach and tomato

    Bortolotti “Treviso” Prosecco, Extra Dry, Veneto


    Dolce (Dessert)

    Affogato al Caffe

    Pistachio and Mascarpone Gelato with espresso

    2011 Malvira “Birbet” Brachetto, Piedmont


    The dinner will be prix fixe at $35 per person plus tax and gratuities, and sparkling wine pairings will be available for an additional $30 per person.


    Reservations are required, and you can make them by calling (502) 410-2888. Seating is available from 5:30 to 10:30.

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    About Madeleine Dee

    I am a writer/reviewer who has the unique perspective of also being a working professional chef. I don't look up big words in my thesaurus to sound impressive because I'd rather concentrate on having a writing style that makes you feel like a friend. I'll be bringing you news about Food & Dining in our lovely city. :)

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