Lidia’s Kansas City is hosting its annual Tomato Dinner on Thursday, Aug. 24, at 6:30 p.m. in the private Terrazza. Created by Executive Chef Dan Swinney, the prix-fixe menu highlights farm-fresh heirloom tomatoes from local growers in each of the five courses, even dessert.
The cost is $55 per person and $30 for additional wine pairings plus tax and gratuity. *Reservations are required and seating is limited. Reservations can be made by calling Lidia’s Kansas City at (816) 221-3722.
Tomato Dinner Menu:
Heirloom Tomato and Vodka Apertivo
Lobster Arancini with Sun Dried Tomato Aioli
Plum Tomato with Italian Tuna Salad
Tomato and Fresh Oregano Fritter
Wine Pairing: Flor Rose Prosecco
Pappa al Pomodoro – Tuscan Bread and Tomato Soup with Burrata
Wine Pairing: Rosato, 2013 Bastianich
Black Spaghetti with Sea Urchin, Fresh Tomato and Chilies
Wine Pairing: Friulano, 2013 Bastianich
Gratinate of Heritage Pork Loin, Shiitake Mushrooms, Tomato, Fresh Sage, Grana Padano
Wine Pairing: Morrellino di Scansano, 2013 La Mozza
Basil and Sweet Corn Swirl Ice Cream with Candied Green Tomatoes and Fregola
Coffee and Grappa Service