BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. (distribution date) – Angelina’s Ristorante will celebrate Mother’s Day with an all-inclusive buffet brunch Sunday, May 12 from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. with an unlimited Bloody Mary and mimosa bar for $65 per person or buffet only (no alcohol) for $50 per person (plus tax and gratuity). The restaurant will remain open on Mother’s Day from 3 to 9 p.m. featuring their renowned classic Italian menu.
The brunch menu will include carved leg of lamb with herbed pan gravy; carved rosemary ham with mustard-cherry aioli; poached eggs with lemon-tomato hollandaise, crispy pancetta and paprika potatoes; frittata with bacon, spinach and gorgonzola; bananas foster French toast with sweet mascarpone cheese; butternut squash ravioli with sundried tomato butter sauce; beef cacciatore with herbed gnocchi; chicken scaloppini with rosemary potatoes and arrabbiata sauce; zuppa di mare; sauté of vegetables; salad, smoked salmon, fruit and antipasti displays;plus mini desserts and pastries.
Winner of the Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence for 2012 (the only restaurant in Lee County), the extensive list includes popular, affordable (53 percent are less than $100), sought-after vintages and exclusive labels such as Antinori Tignanello, Bastianich Vespa and Masciarelli Montepulciano.
Serving classic Italian cuisine, Angelina’s Ristorante features a 30-foot wine tower with more than 4,000 bottles of domestic and international wine. Committed to excellence, the 210-seat restaurant is ideal for a romantic meal or a private party for 50. Private meeting rooms are equipped to handle audiovisual presentations with state-of-the-art technology and customized menus with the help of a courteous and professional staff.
Angelina’s Ristorante is open Monday through Saturday from 5 to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 5 to 9 p.m. Live piano music is performed in the lounge Wednesday through Saturday from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Locally owned and operated, Angelina’s Ristorante is located at 24041 South Tamiami Trail, one mile south of Coconut Point in Bonita Springs. For more information or to make a reservation, call 239-390-3187 or visit www.angelinasofbonitasprings.com.
Cozze alla Puttanesca - Maine mussels simmered in a light and spicy tomato and green olive brodo
Bruschetta di Tonno - olive oil and herb poached tuna loin atop grilled crostini with a house-maderoasted bell pepper and onion jam, then finished with basil aioli
Zuppa di Ribollita- classic Italian hearty soup made with cannellini beans,mixed vegetables, black kale, and roasted pork
Calamari -cold water calamari dredged in herbed flour, fried with lemon and served with a chili-olive aioli
Carpaccio - thinly sliced beef tenderloin alongside arugula, fried capers, Romano cheese and a lemon aioli
Antipasti Misto -Chef selection of imported Italian meats, cheese, olives, and grilled marinated vegetables.
Served with home made giardinera