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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