Pizzeria Rustica

Pizzeria Rustica’s pagliasotti with verdue pizza. The pizzas are cooked in a wood-fired oven.

Pizzeria Rustica’s Passport to Northern Italy wine dinner at 6 p.m. Tuesday will benefit Happy Cats Haven.

For $59 (plus tax and tip), you get steamed mussels with calabrese and green apples (with 2018 Prá Soave), pear, prosciutto and taleggio salad (with 2018 Venica Pinot Grigio), sopressata pizza with wood-fired tomatoes, roasted red peppers and arugula (with 2016 Lenotti Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore), wild boar sausage risotto (with 2018 Mauro Molino Barbera Alba) and lavender panna cotta with candied orange and almond crumble (with Contratto aperitif spritz).

Details: 475-9700, pizzeriarustica.com.

contact the writer: 636-0271.

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