Lucca: Two Special Opportunities for Dining



Our friends at Lucca have two special events this month.  Both are a great opportunity to experience the excellence of their food, the quality of their service and the elegant atmosphere of their restaurant.



 January 29th —  The City Feast, Dining Out to Conquer Diabetes
January 31 — The Piedmont Wine Dinner 

Here is the delightful menu for January 29.  Not only do you enjoy the evening, your participation is a contribution toward the fight against Juvenile Diabetes.

Lucca North End Welcomes
CityFeast: Dining Out to Conquer Diabetes
Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 6:00 p.m.

A five-course dinner, paired with wines from our award winning wine list.
Proceeds benefit the Joslin Diabetes Center’s High Hopes Fund.

Tickets: $150*.
*$100 of the ticket price
is tax-deductible.

Prosciutto cotto and potato soup, house-smoked mozzarella

Homemade rigatoni pasta with wild boar ragu

Pan roasted scallops, roasted fingerling potatoes, haricot verts, toasted pine nut vinaigrette

Braised beef short rib, butternut squash risotto, carrots, baby brussels sprouts

Tiramisu, ladyfingers soaked in espresso with creamy mascarpone

Tickets are also available at

And, for additional information and to enter to win a 2012 S50Vespa, Click Here: JDC_CityFeast_Invitation

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Lucca’s next event on January 31 is the Piedmont Wine Dinner, and here are the details.

Piedmont Wine Dinner
In addition to their regular dinner menu, they are offering a Three Course Tasting Menu 

Duck terrine, dried cherries, upland cress, pickled red onion, raspberry vinaigrette
2008 Fratelli Ravello Dolcetto D’Alba

Wild mushroom and ricotta manicotti, black truffle vinaigrette, frisée, beets
2009 Michele Chiarlo Barbera D’Asti

Grilled New York strip steak, parsnip and gorgonzola gratin, broccoli rabe, roasted shallot demi-glacé
2006 Seghesio Barolo “La Villla”

 Vegetarian options available

***dessert course available with a glass of 2010 Boeri Moscato D’Asti***
(Ten dollars per person)

 Fifty-five dollars per person
(price does not include 7% tax or 20% gratuity)

 The owners and all the staff at Lucca hope you will join them for one, or both, of these special offerings during this chilly month of January.  A treat to warm the body and spirit.