“The Romans” is the theme of September 2019’s Bene Food & Wine Mercato! On September 13 and 14, enjoy all sorts of Italian delicacies. The menu includes potato and provolone cheese croquettes, porchetta alla romana, breaded fried shrimps with arrabbiata sauce, roasted whole seabass with broad beans, garlic sautéed chicory and shallot bell pepper oil, grilled squid tossed in lemon garlic and parsley are just some of the exclusive dishes you can have at this month’s Mercato. There are other dishes such as broiled semolina gnocchi romana with truffle pecorino, conchiglie all’amatriciana and slow-roasted brisket and green peas with pancetta and red onion.
Selection of wines includes Villa Sandi Prosecco, N.V., Alois Lageder DOC Chardonnay, Alto Adige – Südtirol, 2016, Villamedoro Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC, Abruzzo, 2017 and Lohsa Morellino di Scansano DOCG Sangiovese, Toscana, 2017. For dessert, besides classics such as gelato or seasonal fruit, there is also olive oil and red wine biscotti, ricotta cheese and sour cherries tarte, “grattachecca” roman ice granita, chocolate nuts, candy fruit and black pepper pie, and bignè “choux” with vanilla custard.
When: Friday and Saturday, September 13 and 14, 2019
How much: MOP $488 per adult and MOP $200 per child