Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Chef's Adventures Cooking Class

Chef’s Adventures Cooking Class
Sunday, January 11th ~ 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
$65 per person - reservations required

Executive Chef Bill Crouse will teach you multiple dishes that he is looking to introduce on the Sotto Sopra menu inspired by his recent trips to the Big Apple. The cooking class will be held in Sotto Sopra’s kitchen on Sunday, January 11th from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. At the conclusion of the class all will enjoy the foods prepared with a bit of vino. Class is demonstration with optional hands on components for those who wish to participate.

Cost per person is $65 inclusive. Guaranteed reservations are required-call 410-625-0534 or email us at

no other promotions or discounts are applicable to this class

Monday, December 29, 2008

09' Winter Restaurant Week Menus



Monday through Saturday

11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Friday, January 23, 2009 thru Saturday, February 7, 2009

$20.09 per person

excludes beverages, tax and gratuity

First Course (Choice of)

Soup of the Day

Caesar Salad

Mesclun Mixed Green Salad
with Balsamic vinaigrette

Second Course (Choice of)

Chicken "Sotto Sopra

Grilled chicken breast topped with fresh tomatoes, asparagus, Prosciutto and aged provolone served with tomato Provençal

Lightly Breaded Rainbow Trout
with lemon caper sauce, horseradish mashed potatoes and vegetable of the day

Penne alle Zucchine
Penne pasta served with roasted zucchini, garlic and shaved Pecorino cheese

Bucatini All'Amatriciana
Bucatini pasta served with bacon, onion, crushed red pepper and tomato sauce

Risotto di Giorno

Risotto of the Day

Third Course (Choice of)


Apple Strudel seved with Vanilla Gelato


Starting at 5 p.m.

Friday, January 23, 2009 thru Sunday, February 8, 2009

$30.09 per person

excludes beverages, tax and gratuity

First Course (Choice of)

Mixed Salad
with grilled zucchini, squash, fennel and fresh herb vinaigrette

Caesar Salad
served with a sun-dried tomato bruschetta

Goat Cheese Salad
with spinach, walnuts, candied shallots and raspberry vinaigrette

Sausage and Bean Ragout
wit broccoli rabe and cannellini beans

Soft Polenta and Mushrooms
with truffle oil, arugula and Boursin cheese

Second Course (Choice of)

Fettuccini Osso Buco
saffron pasta, osso buco ragout and gremolada

Cocoa Folade
homemade cocoa pasta, crawfish, porcini cream sauce

Spinach Gnudi
large spinach and ricotta gnocchi, fresh tomato sauce

Spaghetti alla Chitarra con Gamberi
shrimp, roasted tomatoes, spoinach and grated Botarga

Risotto of the Day

with tomato, garlic broth and grilled Tuscan bread

Duck Tortelli
homemade roast duck tortelli, truffle oil, veal reduction sauce

Sausage Stuffed Game Hens
potato gratin, haricot vert, roasting jus

Braised Pork Shoulder
Boursin polenta, braising jus, horseradish gremolada

Peppercorn Crusted Salmon
chive studded mashed potato, asparagus coulis, roasted red pepper cream sauce

Third Course (Choice of)

Espresso Creme Brule
Apple Strudel
Banana Nutella Crepe
Daily Gelato and Sorbetto

Daily Gelato and Sorbetto

Reservations required – call 410 625-0534

no other promotions or discounts will apply

menu is subject to change

Opera Night - January 18, 2009

Sunday, January 18, 2009
5:30 p.m.
reservations required
$57 per person*

Welcome in the New Year with an evening of fine food and fabulous voices at Sotto Sopra Restaurant. Feel the unamplified voices of these performers in our historic Mt. Vernon townhouse as they resonate throughout the room. Enjoy fine Italian fare with a 6 course dinner interspersed with your favorite arias.

Mrs. Diane Abel, Soprano
Mr. Paul McIlvaine, Tenor
Mr. Tom Hetrick, Piano


Beef Carpaccio
with lemon and truffle oil, shaved Parmesan cheese

Sweet Potato and Apple Soup

Porcini Risotto with Seared Duck Breast
and truffle demi-glace

Pomegranate Sorbetto

Mustard Crusted Sea Bass
with roasted cauliflower puree and coriander butter

Gianduja Pot Du Crème
with whipped cream and strawberries

Cost Per Person
*(excludes beverages, tax and gratuity)

For reservations or further information please call Monika Pawlak at 410 625 0534 or email her at
Future Opera Nights: Sunday, February 22nd and Sunday, March 22nd
no other promotions or discounts are applicable to this evening

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Friday, December 12, 2008

Italian Wines - Michael Mohammadi's picks

Michael Mohammadi, our sommelier and founder of has a video discussing Italian wines. Please enjoy.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

4 B's & a C Wine Tasting

Michael’s Favorites in Wine
4 “B’s and a “C” Wine Tasting
Wines from Barolo, Baraesco, Brunello, Burgundy and Champagne
Tuesday, December 16th
6 p.m.
Price $49.00 inclusive
(limited to 12 guests only)

Our wine director, Michael Mohammadi, invites you to join him for a night of his favorite "B's" and one "C"! This exclusive wine tasting will feature 5 of the greatest wine regions in the world from the sparkling wines of Champagne to the powerful wines of Barolo and Barbaresco. Don't miss this great opportunity to taste a some outstanding wines with a few light bites created by our executive chef Bill Crouse. Be sure to make your dinner reservation today, as those guests who join the tasting are invited to stay for dinner and enjoy 25% off any wine in the tasting.

The wines for the evening tasting

N.V. Boizel "Blanc de Blanc" (Champagne, France)
2003 Dominique Laurent Chambolle Musigny (Burgundy)
2003 Altesino Brunello di Montalcino (Brunello di Montalcino, Tuscany)
2000 Silvio Grasso Barolo "Luciani" (Barolo, Piemonte)
2004 Marchesi d'Gresy Barbaresco (Barbaresco, Piemonte)

Reservations are required: Call Monika at 410 625 0534 or email her at
no other promotions or discount can apply to this event

Thursday, December 04, 2008

2008 Best Christmas Light & Music Display

Michael Mohammadi turned us on to the video. Make some eggnog, kick back and enjoy