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10 reasons to espresso yourself!

Posted 11.16.17

Espresso runs through our veins, inspires and refuels. So naturally we are excited about National Espresso Day on Thursday November 23!

To mark this day we will be offering a special three-course menu using espresso as an ingredient. In the meantime, we would like to spread the joy of our favourite warm drink with this blog post. Find out more »

Five questions with Manitoulin Brewing

Posted 10.25.17

Manitoulin Brewing Company joins us November 4 for Mastering The Art of Homemade Salsiccia and Beer Tasting, the next instalment of our Cooking Class series. Tickets are $65 (plus taxes and gratuity) and available by calling Verdicchio Ristorante | Enoteca.

We caught up with Blair Hagman, president of Manitoulin Brewing , earlier this week to chat about beer, bottles and dreaming big. Find out more »

Verdicchio Recognized As Local Food Champion

Posted 10.11.17

 

Verdicchio Ristorante | Enoteca was recognized as a Local Food Champion at the annual Eat Local Fall Harvest celebration.

The restaurant received the top honours in the Business, Institution Restaurant Category for doing its best to put local food on the menu. Find out more »

Where are they now? Adam Kurkimaki

Posted 07.27.17

Adam Kurkimaki worked as a chef’s apprentice and line cook in our kitchen between November 2010 and September 2013. We caught up with him in Vancouver, B.C. to chat about where his career has taken him since leaving Verdicchio – and Sudbury –  four years ago. Find out more »

Cicchetti and aperitivi, oh my!

Posted 07.17.17

What are Cicchetti? 
Pronounced chee-KET-eeh, they are savoury snacks or side dishes typically shared among friends in late afternoon or evening, served in wine bars across Venice. Guess what? Now you can get them here.

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From moonscape to culinary landscape – Part 2

Posted 06.29.17

This is the second part in a series exploring the relationship between Verdicchio Ristorante | Enoteca with local farmers and producers.

We visited two farms recently – Triple Star Acres and Smart Greens Sudbury  – to learn about their farming methods and to chat about product availability. Look for their products on our menu.

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