PICCONE’S CORNER WINTER 2020 EVENTS: SPAGHETTI WESTERN + LIVE CONCERT, SWINE BUTCHERY DEMO AND PAIRINGS POP-UP AT HELIOTERRA & ALTER EGO
Piccone’s Corner chef Nic Maraziti previews menu items from the new restaurant and butcher shop opening April 2020
PORTLAND, Ore. – January 8, 2020 – Piccone’s Corner chef Nic Maraziti and head butcher Noah Grobart are collaborating with Stone Soup PDX, Serenade PDX and Helioterra Wines and Alter Ego Cider for 2020 pop-up events in January and February. The pop-up events will feature a sneak peek of some of select menu items from the new Italian restaurant and craft butcher shop opening in NE Portland in April 2020.
Piccone’s Corner Spaghetti Western with Serenade PDX
Dinner plus live concert featuring musicians Luke Price and Jonathan Trawick
Friday, January 17; 6-10 p.m., $89
Tournant, 920 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97232
- Welcome cocktail from Angel’s Envy Bourbon
- Winter chicory Caesar salad, anchovies, torn bread, extra parmigiana
- Housemade fusilli with Wallow & Root sausage and bean ragu
- Flame-roasted Wallow & Root porchetta, crispy vegetables, pork gravy
- Almond semifreddo, amaretto caramel, almond cookie
Join us for an evening of feasting and live music! Celebrate a new year and shake off your winter gloom with this delicious festive experience. Think country twang meets an Italian feast for our spin on an elevated Western.
Swine Soiree Butchery Demo and Appetizers at Stone Soup PDX
Thursday, January 23, 6 p.m.
Stone Soup, 306 NW Broadway, Portland, OR 97209
Food $30; Breakside Beer flight $20; Russell’s Reserve $10 for either a boulevardier, neat or rocks pours
Piccone’s Corner chef Nic Maraziti will join Chef Scott Dolich of Stone Soup PDX for a butchery class to learn how to portion a ½ hog. Select cuts will be available to purchase during a live auction, as well as events including dinner for two at Piccone’s Corner (April 2020).
- Bounty Board of Piccone’s Corner Salumi, cheese and pickles
- Carta di Musica
- Pork Polpette (meatballs)
- Pork Terrine
Piccone’s Pairing Pop-Up with Alter Ego + Helioterra
February 7, 2020, 5-8 p.m.
2025 SE 7th Avenue, Portland
$35 in advance, $40 at door, $15 upgrade for oyster lounge
Pairings Menu (beverages may change)
- The Brut cider & Pinot Blanc + spicy clams w/ chorizo or nduja and beans
- Rose of Pinot Noir & Tart Cherry Pie cider + chicories and beet salad
- The Guardian Angel & Mourvedre + hearty Italian lasagna
- **VIP lounge upgrade: Mirabellissima cider & Starthistle Cuvee + 3 oysters
About Piccone’s Corner
Butcher and heritage hog farmer Austin Piccone will open Piccone’s Corner, a new neighborhood butcher shop, restaurant and bar, in April 2020 at 3434 NE Sandy Blvd. The 2,400-square-foot space will house a full-service butcher shop with whole-animal butchery and locally sourced meat from their local farm, Wallow & Root; cured Italian salumi, including culatello, fiochetto, nduja, guanciale, pancetta and coppa; and a full-service bar and restaurant with 42 seats open for lunch, happy hour, dinner and late-night snacking. The Piccone’s Corner culinary team includes owner and farmer Austin Piccone, chef Nic Maraziti, (Ava Gene’s and Bar Casa Vale) and head butcher Noah Grobart (Old Salt Marketplace). Visit Piccone’s Corner at www.picconescorner.com and on Instagram and Facebook @picconescorner.