On August 12, 2015 we presented our Tasting Plates Commercial Drive and area event that showcased 6 restaurants and establishments on Commercial and Clark drive.

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Federico’s Supper Club


Our Tasting Plate:

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Less is More

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Fico con Ricotta Fresca

house made ricotta with organic honey roasted figs, balsamic reduction



arborio rice ball, saffron, Pecorino Romano, truffle oil


Bruschetta al Pesto di Piselli e Menta

grilled bread with crushed fresh peas tossed with mint, extra virgin olive oil, ricotta salata garnish


Involtino di Prosciutto e Burrata

fresh burrata wrapped in Parma Prosciutto, basil, fried capers


Federico’s presented their Tasting Plate with a wine pairing option (for $5 guests could add on the wine pairing option featuring all 4 wines) from Authentic Wine & Spirits Merchants. The jazz group “Les is More” performed throughout the evening for our guests listening pleasure enhancing their dining experience.


Bonvita Health


Our Tasting Cup:

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The Root Down juice – Orange, Beet, Carrot, Ginger

Green Revival juice – cucumber kale celery cilantro dandelion apple and turmeric

Bonvita Classic smoothie – Banana, Cacao, Date, Almond milk


Via Tevere Neapolitan Express


Our Tasting Plate:

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Caprese (veg) Saltimbocca Sandwich

Neapolitan Saltimbocca Sandwich with Prosciutto and arugula



Prado Café


Our Tasting Plate:

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Jackies birthday cake


Our Tasting Cup:


Mango Italian Soda


Fratelli Bakery


Our Tasting Plate:

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Sicilian Cannoli

Real whipped cream filled cannoli in a puff pastry shell

nutella macarons

amaretti cookies

espresso shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate

mini cream puffs filled with custard



Strange Fellows Brewery


Our Tasting Cup:

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2 – 5oz taster glasses of beer

The restaurants featured many unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. Join us at our next Tasting Plates event in Chinatown on August 26.

By: Richard Wolak

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