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The History of Spaghetti Bolognese

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A significant number of tourists usually focus their Italy travels on the watery city of Venice, the old city of Rome and around the historic, artistic and beautiful town of Florence. While others would love to spend some time drinking wine in Tuscany’s rolling hills, very few would want to head to Bologna. However, this narrative is changing thanks to the broad range of culinary options that the city of Bologna guarantees. Continue reading

Italian Cuisine and Wine Pairing Guide

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Mountain View Italian Restaurant Explains Wine Pairing with Italian Food

When you decide to indulge with Italian food, you have to include wine; but not just any wine. Cucina Venti is a Mountain View Italian restaurant well known for delicious Italian cuisine and wine from across the globe. Here are some of our pairing tips for choosing the best Italian dishes to complement the wine you like most. Continue reading

Italian Food for Thought: A Short History of Ravioli

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Our Italian Restaurant Dishes on the History of RaviolI

Ravioli is an authentic Italian cuisine,  popular for its unique shape and rich taste. In fact, the delicious recipes of classic Italian ravioli have become quite popular across the world, especially in the U.S. In honor of National Ravioli Day on March 20, we’re sharing some sweet (and savory) facts about Ravioli Pasta. Continue reading

Italian Winter Cuisine – The Perfect Comfort Food

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When the weather is cool and wet in the Bay Area, few things are more appealing than warm, hearty food. Planning and preparing such meals every night is a lot of work, however. That is why winter dining in a beautiful restaurant is so inviting. Let us create the experience while you enjoy the company of your family and friends. Whether you seek a satisfying business lunch or a relaxing dinner with loved ones, the delicious Italian fare at Cucina Venti is perfect for this time of the year. Continue reading

The Story Behind the Vine: Brunello di Montalcino Wine

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Atop a sharply rising hill in Tuscany, about 30 miles south of the city of Siena, Italy, grows the Sangiovese grapes cultivated by residents of the sleepy town of Montalcino. These famous grapes are used in the making of one of Italy’s most renowned gourmet wines, Brunello di Montalcino, whose appeal compares favorably with such masterpieces as Chianti and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. Continue reading