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Muscovy Duck meal at Locanda Del Lago

Bite of another beast

On Thursday, February 23 at 7 PM, Locanda Del Lago in Santa Monica will be continuing its series of Morso della Bestia – Bite of the Beast. This month’s installment of nose to tail dining will feature Grimaud Farm’s Muscovy Duck, known for its bold flavor and lean meat. Executive Chef Gianfranco Minuz‘s northern Italian inspired menu will feature a five course meal. 231 Arizona Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401. 310-451-3525.

Menu:

Antipasto: Housemade Duck Pâté with Pink Lady apple-mustard compote.
Primo: Duck and Farro Soup with fresh chervil.
Piatto di Mezzo: Housemade Duck Ravioli with shallot confit reduction.
Secondo: Roasted Duck Breast with espresso sauce and sautéed Swiss chard.
Dolce: Almond Custard Brûlée.

A seat at the communal family table runs at $70 per person with unlimited litros of house red and white wine or $54 per person without the wine option.

Photography provided by Emanuela Cottu

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