Break the monotony of non-perishable pandemic pantry food with the best Italian food in the city by one of D.C.’s iconic restaurants.The i Ricchi Food Club is a pre-paid pickup food service Tuesday through Saturday that curates authentic Italian cuisine with a pre-set 4 course menu for up to 8 people. Each week, Chef Christianne Ricchi hand crafts a different luxurious dining experience that will transport you through Italy -- and the optional wines and spirits will only add to the fun!
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WEEK FIFTEEN: JUNE 30 - JULY 4
Because of its strategic location in the center of the Mediterranean, Sicily attracted numerous invaders, all leaving their mark on local cuisine. It is simple food, “cucina povera,” but immensely rich in ingredients, giving us some wonderfully flavorful options for our summer Sicilian menu. Fruits and vegetables are abundant. Eggplant, fennel, tomato, citrus, peaches, pistachios, almonds, olives, ricotta and swordfish are all featured.
Though agriculturally rich, Sicily has suffered under the weight of adversity. Internationally acclaimed film, Cinema Paradiso, offers a particularly poignant glimpse into post war rural life – still amazingly relevant today. We think it is an enriching addition to this week’s menu, creating an authentic Sicilian experience.
WEEK FIFTEEN WINE PAIRING
Di Sicilia...Sole e Terra, Horus, Bianco di Sicilia, 2018
This wine is produced by blending two most important and top-rated Sicilian varieties – Insolia and Grillo. This blend creates bright straw-yellow colored wine with the scent of white flowers and exotic fruits. The taste is remarkable with pronounced minerality.
A new Sicilian wine culture is producing some of the most exciting labels in Italy today.
4TH OF JULY PICNIC (7/4 ONLY)
Italy has no better partner and friend than the United States - and the US no better than Italy.
This is our homage to our friendship with dishes Chef Christianne would cook for their "American parties" in Florence.
EVERY SUNDAY: Prime Rib Sunday Supper
Our Sunday night Prime Rib Supper is designed to deliver good, solid comfort food to nurture both the flesh and the spirit. We slow-roast our herb-crusted prime rib for hours, and serve it sliced thick with a rich beef jus reduction and crispy steak fries, fresh salad, rosemary focaccia and our Tuscan tiramisu. We are also offering three tiers of wine that go beautifully with supper. Orders must be placed by 5pm Saturday. Enjoy!
"Let me take you on a journey through Italy. Andiamo!" Christianne RicchiDon't just eat. Feed your soul, connect with your loved ones over nourishing food, and support the diversity of your local economy.
|STEP 1: Choose your membership level|
|STEP 2: Select number of servings, wine, weeks, weekly pick-up day and time.|
|STEP 3: Pick-up at 1220 19th St, NW, DC on your specified day and time. Stay in your car, call us 202-835-2021, we will be right out with your food.|
|STEP 4: Follow easy reheating instructions, light your candle, pop your cork and take-off on your trip to Italy!|