"You'll Never Dine Alone" Christmas Dinner at Incontro
Written by: Sophie Taylor
Stuck in London for Christmas and didn’t think you would be? Worried it’s burnt parsnips for you and him indoors? Turn that frown upside down. You’ve been through a lot this year and deserve a good meal.
As our delightful insider at Pretty Shiny Shop, Stroud Green Road told us,
“Sara and Morris of the amazing Incontro Italian restaurant are opening their doors Christmas day to us local holiday orphans. As all our family is in Canada, and our friends are in Bristol – we are stuck in London as the trains stop running, unless we want to pay an extortionate amount for a car rental.
When Sara told me they were going to open I was absolutely thrilled. I had expected we were just going to sit around our flat watching a box set eating whatever. Now we have a three course dinner with Prosecco to look forward to!”
Three courses and a glass of Prosecco for £37.00? Heck yes! Almost makes me sad I’m going home to Northumberland. Almost.
Here’s the menu to salivate over:
Burrata d’Andria served with cherry tomato sauce V
Lentils soup with apple and chestnut served with bread V
Carpaccio beef served with rocket salad and black truffle
Crudo of salmon served with artichoke salad
Pappardelle in wild boar ragu
Home-made tagliolini with crab meat and squid ink
Strozzapreti with walnut and trifolati mushrooms V
Wild boar stew served with polenta and organic wild mushrooms
Juicy Sardinian piglet served with roast potatoes and vegetables
Pan-fried halibut in clarified butter with red cabbage and honey
Parmigiana di melanzane (oven-cooked layers of aubergine, mozzarella, parmesan cheese, tomato sauce and basil) V
Incontro are open on Christmas Day from 12pm to 6pm and from the 26th to the 31st of December 2016 every day from 6:30pm to 10:30pm.
Incontro, 4 Crouch Hill, N4 4AU
Photos courtesy of Incontro
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