Award-winning Sacramento chef Evan Elsberry keeps turning out multi-course themed dinners, and diners keep attending. One reason is his expertise in the kitchen. Another selling point: He pairs each dish with a different wine.
"A Taste of Tuscany" is coming to Evan's Kitchen, 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 5. The cost is $75 per person, with reservations at (916) 452-3896. The restaurant is at 855 57th St., Sacramento, in the Antiques Mall; www.chefevan.com.
Now for the menu:
First course: zucchini flowers stuffed with sausage
Served with Enza prosecco
Second course: gnocchi del casentino
Served with: Ruffino pinot grigio
Third course: osso bucco ravioli
Served with Cecchi chianti classico
Fourth course: beef tenderloin roulade
Served with Bolla valpolicella ripasso
Dessert: coffee on a fork and African cookies
Served with Italian moscato