Thursday, June 10, 2010

Bella Bacinos in La Grange Celebrates Father’s Day June 20

Spend Father’s Day with authentic Napoletana wood-fired pizza and homemade ravioli at Bella Bacinos (36 S. La Grange Rd., La Grange, Ill.; 708-352-8882), which offers a special Father’s Day menu 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday, June 20.

The special menu features Zuppe, Tuscan Vegetarian Minestrone ($3.95/$5.50) or Passate di Ceci, puree of chickpeas, cauliflower, onions, faro and a touch of San Marzano tomatoes ($4.25/$5.75). For Insalata, try Poached Chicken with dried apricots, cherries, toasted almonds, extra virgin olive oil and port vinaigrette ($9.50), or Warm Nut Crusted Goat Cheese with organic field greens and lingonberry vinaigrette ($8.95). Antipasti options include Semiperlato Farro with shrimp, kalamata olives, green onions, white wine vinaigrette and toast points ($8.95), or A Garden’s Delight, local, sustainable grilled vegetables ($8.95).

Try Wood-Fired Pizza, thinly-sliced Bresaola with San Marzano tomatoes and housemade fresh mozzarella topped with frisee ($13.95). Other options include Primi Piatti, Handmade Ricotta Ravioli with San Marzano tomatoes and local fresh vegetables ($15.25) or Rigatoni with Italian sausage, roasted red peppers, San Marzano tomatoes and a touch of roasted garlic ($16.50). Seafood lovers can try Pesce, Pan-Seared Red Snapper with savory mashed potatoes, grilled asparagus, zucchini and cipollini onions ($23.50). Meat lovers can enjoy Carne, 8 oz. Veal Chop with saffron risotto, organic spinach and roasted beets ($25.95). For dessert, indulge in Chocolate Cake Extravaganza with vanilla gelato and fresh berries ($7).

Bella Bacinos serves authentic Napolitana wood-fired pizza, homemade ravioli and other Italian specialties, and is located in the heart of downtown La Grange at 36 S. La Grange Rd. Bella Bacinos is open 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 11:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday, and is closed Monday for private events. For information on hosting a private event at Bella Bacinos or to make a reservation, call (708) 352-8882 or visit

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