Convito Café & Market


Convito Café
Candlelight Christmas Eve
Cafe Dinner Specials
Monday, December 24, 2018

Christmas Candles

Openers

Farro Mushroom Soup  6.5
an ancient grain believed to have sustained the roman legions

Christmas Salad
mixed greens, pomegranate berries & star fruit with baked brie;
cranberry vinaigrette  13.5
created in 1986 for a magazine by owner Nancy Brussat Barocci
& artist sister Karen Brussat Butler

Red White & Green Grilled Flatbread
goat cheese, arugula, prosciutto & grape tomatoes  15
all the colors of Christmas



Dinner Plates

Christmas Tortellini Pasta
Spinach-ricotta filled tortellini with a hearty mushroom & prosciutto sauce  18
tortellini is a traditional italian christmas dish

Pan Seared Dover Sole*
with herb butter, tourner potatoes & french green beans  29
a convito christmas eve favorite *subject to availability

Mediterranean Bouillabaisse
provençal fish stew with seasonal fish, shrimp, manila clams & mussels
in a rich tomato broth with bruschetta  26
it's a holiday whenever bouillabaisse is served

Stuffed Harrison Farm's Chicken Breast
stuffed with spinach & artichokes & prosciutto in a creamy
fontina cheese sauce served with polenta  25
support local farms!

Grilled Beef Tenderloin
with port wine mushroom sauce, potato gratin & grilled asparagus  34
a classic holiday dish

Pan Seared Venison
with balsamic jus served with wild rice pilaf with pomegranate berries
& braised brussels sprouts  30
game is a popular holiday dish



Desserts

Christmas Peppermint Sundae
peppermint ice cream, hot fudge, whipped cream
& pirouline chocolate wafer  9.5
a generous portion in an old fashioned sundae bowl

Panettone Bread Pudding
with salted caramel ice cream  8.5
it's not christmas without Italy's traditional
brioche bread with raisins & citron

 

make your reservations • credit card required • 48 hours notice required for cancellation
1515 sheridan rd • wilmette, il 60091 • 847.251.3654 • convitocafe@gmail.com


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