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Ferragosto at Melograno Hollywood

6541 Hollywood Boulevard
LA, CA 90028
323-465-6650 or www.melogranohollywood.com

A major summer event, "Ferragosto" is celebrated in all of Italy on August 15t.. It marks the peak of
summer when everybody is on vacation whether by the beach, mountain destinations or parks. It is a
very ancient pagan holiday that dates back to Roman Emperor Augustus’ time, when he decided that for
one day everybody would stop work (Feriae Augusti-Ferragosto), including animals, to celebrate the end
of major agricultural season.
Friday, August 15th, 2008
Burrata e Melanzane
Marinated, roasted, organic Eggplant and Heirloom Tomato
Salad with fresh Burrata drizzled in Basil oil
Wine: Müller Thurgau, Cnaletto, Trentino, 2007
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Ravioli di Ricotta Agli Spinaci
Handmade Ravioli filled with fresh Ricotta cheese sautéed with
organic Baby Wild Spinach in a Sage Butter sauce
Wine: Vermentino di Sardegna, Dettori, Romangia, 2006
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Please select one of the following;
Salmone con Ruchetta e Fichi
Grilled Wild Caught Canadian Salmon served over Baby Wild Arugula
and Black Mission Figs
Wine: Pinot Nero "Superiore", Maso Poli, Trentino, 2005
Or
Anatra alle Pesche Piccanti
Pan Roasted Hudson Valley Duck Breast served with lightly spicy
roasted Nectarine au jus and sautéed heirloom vegetables
Wine: Amarone della Valpolicella, Santi, illasi, 2004
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Sorbetto
Fruit sorbet with macerated fresh fruit
Wine: Moscato d' Asti, Marenco "Strev", Piemonte, 2006
Reservations Required - $60 per person, plus tax and gratuity
($40 per person, plus tax and gratuity, without wine)