On April 10, 2012, Chef/Owner Staffan Terje and Owner Umberto Gibin will host their annual Passover Dinner at Perbacco, the authentic Italian restaurant situated in San Francisco’s Financial District. Special Guest Chef Joyce Goldstein will join Chef Staffan in the kitchen to cook recipes from her book Cucina Ebraica.
The night will feature a special four-course menu inspired by Chef Goldstein’s vibrant Italian Passover dishes. The dinner is priced at $49 per person.
Guests are invited to celebrate with dishes such as Brodo con Polpette e Uova per Pesach; Stufato di Fave, Carciofi e Lattuga, Carciofata di Trieste; and Pan di Spagna alle Nocciole.
Space is limited and reservations can be made by calling 415–955-0663.
(served family style)
Fegato di Anatra alle Uova Sode – Chopped Duck Liver, Italian Style
Carciofi alla Giudia – Crispy Fried Artichokes, Jewish Style
Concia – Roasted Zucchini with Mint and Vinegar
Peperoni Ripieni – Peppers Stuffed with Eggplant
Sarde in Saor – Venetian Sweet and Sour Sardines with Onion, Pine Nuts, and Raisins
Sedano – Braised Celery Root
Brodo con Polpette e Uova per Pesach – Passover Soup with Chicken Dumplings and Eggs
Zuppa di Porri – Leek Soup with Mushrooms and Potatoes
(choose one per person)
Spigola con Salsa di Rabarbero – Sea Bass with Rhubarb Sauce
Tonno Fresco con Piselli – Fresh Tuna with Spring Peas
Pollo Arrosto all’Arancia, Limone, e Zenzero– Roast Chicken with Orange, Lemon, and Ginger
Rotolo di Vitello coi Colori – Veal Breast Stuffed with Peppers and an Omelet
Stuffato d’Agnello – Lamb Stew with Green Garlic
Carciofata di Trieste – Spring Vegetable Stew from Trieste (vegetarian)
Contorni for the Table
Purea di Patate e Olio – Olive Oil Potato Purée
Finocchio alla Giudia – Braised Fennel, Jewish Style
Stufato di Fave, Carciofi e Lattuga – Spring Stew of Fava Beans, Artichokes, and Lettuce
(served family style)
Frutta Caramellata con Zabaglione – Caramelized Fresh Fruit with Zabaglione
Pan di Spagna alle Nocciole – Passover Hazelnut Sponge Cake
Torta di Noce – Walnut Cake
Marzipane con Limone – Lemon Marzipan
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