Italian Winter Comfort Food

Wednesday January 20, 2021 6-9 PM

I love the foods of winter – hearty, comforting, robust and the best dishes to eat with delicious Italian red wines.

We are serving a 7 course meal of seasonal dishes from all over Italy. Some will be our twists on traditional dishes and some will be Italian classics rarely seen in the States.

These are going to be some of the tastiest dishes you’ve ever eaten at Bello – we are pulling out all of the stops!

If you want to drink spectacular red wine one night this year, this is the night to do it.

1: Crostini di Insalata Rinforzo, House Giardinera, Soft Herbs, Whipped Lardo
2: Scamorza alla Griglia for the table, Calabrian “salsa”, Pane Carasau
3: Tortelloni al Baccala, Capers, Mint & Peppers
4: Finanziera alla Piemontese, Chicken Liver, Sweetbreads, Porcini
5: Beet Dumplings, Cabbage & Bacon Sugo
6: Pork Ribs, Pumpkin, Peppers & Onion, House Made vinegar
7: Baba a Rum, Orange Chantilly
Petite Fours: Struffoli, Local Honey, Vanilla

One night only. Wednesday, January 20 from 6-9 PM.

Please reserve your seats on Tock – seating is limited

Sandro’s Mother’s Food

Wednesday January 27, 2021 6-9 PM

We are serving 7 courses of Sandro’s favorite Italian home cooking made by his mother. This will be a rare opportunity to try authentic Italian home cooking here in Orange County.

Please reserve your seats on Tock – seating is limited

Valentine’s Day

Sunday February 14, 2021 5, 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7, 7:30, 8:30, 9, 9:30 seatings.

We are serving 4 courses Valentine’s Day food Italian style. Each course will have a selection of 2 dishes.

Course 1
Spigarello & Rapini Soup, Whipped Smoked Mozzarella, Guanciale
Late Harvest Citrus Salad, Marinated Beets, Spiced Mascarpone

Course 2
Bigeye Tuna Crudo, Sour Orange Olio Sacrum, Vanilla Oil, Fennel
Buckwheat Tagliatelle, Salsa Lievito, Caviar, Chive

Course 3
Diver Scallops, Salsa di Aragosta, Slow Cooked Fennel, Roasted Cauliflower
Wanderer Grass Fed Ribeye, Ash Roasted Beetroot, Braised Bitter Greens, Salsa Concentrata

Course 4
Hazelnut & Chocolate Tiramisu, Hazelnut Praline, Dark Chocolate
Citrus Zabaglione, Buttermilk Shortbread, Mulled Pear, Confetto

Montenegro Chocolate Truffles

Takeout is available as well.

Please reserve your meal on Tock – seating is limited