I haven't yet been to Cantina 71 Restaurant (216 71st Street, Miami Beach). If you haven't been either, tonight (Tuesday, August 4th) might be the perfect time to try it out: A four-course dinner matched with eight wine tastings in all -- for $30 (plus, as always, tax/tip). The starting lineup:
First Course: Bruschetta Caprese with Duca d'Amalfi (crisp white) and Montepulciano d'Abruzzo.
Second Course: Octopus Carpaccio with Ponticello (sweet rosé) and Piemonte Barbera.
Third Course: Tagliatelle Bolognese with Sartirano Nebbiolo d'Alba and Chianti Colli Senesi Piccolomini.
Fourth Course: Tiramisu with Travicello and sparkling Moscato d'Asti.
Dinner starts at 7:00 p.m. Call for reservations (305-924-4281) or email:
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