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Christmas Eve Dinner at Casa Bleve

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Rome’s finest wine bar is having their first ever Christmas Eve dinner this year. Following tradition, the meal is a fish-based feast. Space is limited so book early. For reservations, contact Casa Bleve directly at +39 066865970. Here is a look at the menu:

Sgombro scottato con burrata di Bufala e pomodori arrosto
Seared mackerel with buffalo’s milk burrata and roasted tomatoes

Catalana di Astice con salsa di mandorle
Shelled langoustines with tomatoes, red onions, and almond sauce

Gnocchi di patate fatti in casa con frutti di mare, fiori di zucca e basilico
Homemade potato gnocchi with mixed seafood, squash blossoms, and basil

Paccheri di Gragnano ripieni di Gamberi Rossi su crema di carciofi
Tube pasta stuffed with red shrimp on a bed of artichoke cream

Branzino con olive taggiasche e finocchi canditi
European sea bass with Taggiasca olives and candied fennel

Zuppetta di moscardini e funghi galletti con chips di patate viola
Tiny octopus and chanterelle mushroom soup with fried purple potatoes

Terrina di fondente e castagne con meringa bruna e salsa al cardamomo
Dark chocolate and chestnut cake with baked meringue and cardamon sauce

Delizie di Natale preparate dal nostro Maestro pasticcere
Assorted Christmas desserts

The cost is €145 per person, excluding alcoholic beverages.

2016-01-07T14:37:30+00:00 December 6th, 2009|Categories: Fish, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio|8 Comments

8 Comments

  1. Tom December 8, 2009 at 4:02 pm - Reply

    This sounds amazingly delicious!!! Except…we will be attending midnight mass at St. Peter’s (which actually starts at 10pm) and been told we need to be in line by 7pm to secure a seat. So…we were thinking of doing a lunch instead for Christmas Eve.

    Katie–do you know what time they are opening for dinner? Or if they are doing anything special for lunch? Their web site doesn’t seem to have any info about this. Thanks!

  2. Jessica December 8, 2009 at 10:02 pm - Reply

    Tom, they are having a buffet lunch on Christmas Eve.

    • Katie December 9, 2009 at 1:18 pm - Reply

      Thanks, Jessica for getting back to Tom before I could! Tom, the buffet is amazing. Lots of involtini (the various rolls in the post’s photo) and great dishes prepared by Mamma Bleve.

  3. Mamma Parla December 9, 2009 at 3:06 am - Reply

    Wish I could be there to celebrate!

  4. Tom December 9, 2009 at 6:46 pm - Reply

    Thanks Jessica and Katie. I think you just helped me make a decision!

  5. Tom December 9, 2009 at 7:32 pm - Reply

    Just made a reservation for lunch at Casa Bleve using my very limited Italian and the google translation tool! I can’t wait to get to Rome! Thanks again Jessica and Katie!

  6. Tom December 24, 2009 at 5:08 pm - Reply

    Katie: We just got back from the buffet lunch at Casa Bleve on Chritmas Eve and let me say…it was amazing!!! Grazie, grazie, grazie!!! The involtini, the mozzarella, the wines and everything else were molto speciale. My partner and two nieces and I cannot stop raving about it. I only regret that we cannot have dinner there tonight as we are going to midnight mass a St. Peter’s.

    We extend warm wishes and peace to you and yours. Buon natale, auguri!!!

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