Art, Music, Culture and Italian Food at Spacca Napoli Monday Night

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Spacca Napoli was no ordinary pizza place when it opened several years ago, and it won't be an ordinary one Monday night, either. To celebrate the unveiling of its new mosaic, inspired by an ancient fresco discovered in the town of Stabiae near Pompeii, it's putting on a full night of Italian food and culture Monday October 29. Historian Domenico Mazzella will lead a discussion on "Pompeii and the Food of the Ancient Romans," there will be live Italian folk music and opera, and then, because this is Italy and not Norway we're talking about, there will be a big Italian feast of antipasti, piatti and second, sweets and wine. The cost is $100; go here for tickets, and see the complete menu (in Latin, Italian and English!) below.

PRIMAVERA MENU

"AB OVO USQUE AD MAlA"
"A COMPLETE MEAL"

GUSTATIO (antipasti)
Vinum Pepatum ad Libum
pecorino sandwiches with peppery wine for dipping

Ova ad Epytirum
egg salad with olive tapenade

Gustum de Cucurbitas
marinated zucchini

Moretum
aged pecorino with honey

In Flumento Tundes
fish croquettes

MENSA PRIMA (primi piatti)
Tisana Barrica
vegetable minestrone

Laganae e Cecis
hand-made pasta with chick peas and pecorino


MENSA SECUNDA (secondi piatti)
Ofellae
baby pork chops

Pullum Farsilem
stuffed chicken breasts

Patellam Tirotaricam
fish tart with pecorino

Patina de Asparagis
stewed asparagus


FRUTTA (frutta)
Mala
apples


DULCIS (dolce)
Crustum Cum Caseo et Mele
cheese cake with honey


VINA (vini)
Falerno
Lacryma Christi