— Dave Anoia, Owner
PITTSBURGH, PA, UNITED STATES, Jan. 14, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — For those sticking to their dry January commitments, DiAnoia’s Eatery is hosting a five-course mocktail dinner to close out the month. On Sunday, January 30 at 6:00 pm, enjoy a prix fixe dinner expertly paired with handcrafted mocktails made with non-alcoholic Seedlip liqueurs. Tickets are available for $85 at dianoiaseatery.com.
Enjoy an extensive menu complemented by non-alcoholic cocktails made with seasonal ingredients, such as the “Ponce D’Inverno” with Seedlip Grove & Spiced, Pomegranate, Blackberry, Fennel, Lemon and Ginger or the spicy and acidic “Tutto Pepe” made with Seedlip Garden, Lime, demerara and Calabrian chili, which will become part of the regular cocktail menu at DiAnoia’s.
The Mocktail Dinner will be the first installment in a new series of community dinners taking place quarterly in DiAnoia’s top floor dining room and bar, La Sala di Giulietta. Each dinner will highlight seasonal ingredients, and future events will feature wine and cocktail pairings.
“We hope to highlight dishes and beverages developed especially for each event,” said owner Dave Anoia. “This first dinner offers a fun twist for anyone ending a dry January or exploring the dry lifestyle. We have developed six signature drinks, and they are not your typical non-alcoholic cocktails. Blended with fresh flavors like Calabrian chili, basil, cucumber and citrus, the non-alcoholic liqueurs give the drinks the sophisticated flavor profile you’d expect from a traditional craft cocktail.”
The full menu includes:
Welcome Drink: “Contrafatto” with Seedlip Spiced, vanilla pod, lemon, aranciata soda
Homemade breads with assorted pastries
Pairing with non-alcoholic cocktails: “Luna Mezza Mare” with Seedlip Garden and Spiced, cucumber, lemon, basil and mineral water
Arugula sformato with citrus salad topped with gremolata
Pairing with Mocktail: “Tutto Pepe” with Seedlip Garden, Calabrian chili, lime and demerara
Winter lasagna with beet and carrot bolognese, topped with red beet paste and celery root bechamel
Mocktail Pairing: “De La Terra” with Seedlip Garden and Grove, carrot, celery, honey, lemon and Calabrian chili oil
Lamb two ways, with braised lamb shoulder and roast rack of lamb on a mushroom risotto
Mocktail Pairing: “Ponce D’Inverno” with Seedlip Grove and Spiced, pomegranate, blackberry, fennel seed, lemon and ginger
Pistachio tiramisu made with espresso-soaked gingerbreads, whipped pistachio mascarpone, cocoa powder and pistachios
Pairing with Mocktail: “Giuggiola” with Seedlip Grove, espresso, fig and pistachio orgeat, lemon and dark chocolate
DiAnoia’s Eatery combines the dining experience of your favorite Italian vacation with the warmth and comfort of a cozy neighborhood restaurant. Owned by chef Dave Anoia and his wife Aimee DiAndrea, DiAnoia’s Eatery is an Italian cafe and deli by day and full-service ristorante by night specializing in homemade pasta, pastries, bread, sandwiches and more.
DiAnoia’s is the perfect place for a quick morning sandwich and zeppole breakfast or a gathering place for friends and family who love to talk with their hands and eat fresh pasta. The wine, coffee and cocktail bar also offers a mix of Italian wines, Amari, spirits and espresso drinks that are sure to please. For more information, visit https://www.dianoiaseatery.com/.
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