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Buona fest della Mamma!

14 April, 2011

Bar Bambino’s Mother's Day Brunch May 8th 11 AM – 3 PM

April 14, 2011- Mamma is the core of the Italian family, and in celebration of beloved matriarchs everywhere, Bar Bambino’s Executive Chef Lizzie Binder has designed a menu to make all moms proud. Influenced by the flavors and traditions of northeastern Italy, specifically Friuli and the Tyrol, the brunch menu will be featuring a three-course price-fixe meal accented by the bounty of primavera... spring! Highlights include a chestnut crepe filled with fromage blanc and strawberry conserva; poached egg bruschetta with truffle salt, prosciutto rosso, and bitter greens; and parrozzo, a chocolate and semolina cake.

The menu will be offered Sunday May 8th 2011 from 11 AM to 3 PM. The three course brunch is $45 (beverages, tax and gratuity not included)  Please call 415.701.VINO (8466) to reserve your seats or email

Choice of:
Soup of local morels and toasted rye bread
Beet, dill and vodka salmon flatbread with mascarpone
Chestnut crepe filled with fromage blanc and strawberry conserva

Choice of:
Goulash of Rock Cod with poppyseed dumplings
Poached egg bruschetta with black truffle salt, prosciutto and bitter greens
Braised lamb shoulder with artichokes and peas topped with “poor man’s cheese”

Choice of:
Three perfect cheeses served with traditional accompaniments
($5 supplement)
Fruilian-inspired palacinche of ricotta and seasonal fruit marmalade
Parrozzo, a chocolate and semolina cake with toasted almonds and TCHO chocolate sauce

About Bar Bambino
Nestled on an edgy urban block of San Francisco’s Mission District is Bar Bambino, a neighborhood eatery that brings simple, elegant food and wine to the table in a convivial gathering spot. After more than three years of specializing in pan-regional Italian cuisine, Bar Bambino, under the direction of proprietor Christopher Losa and chef Elizabeth Binder has narrowed its focus to the northeastern corner of Italy, letting the diverse cultures found in Friuli, Alto Adige, Slovenia, Croatia, Austria and Hungry influence their offerings. Bar Bambino’s seasonally inspired cuisine is served in a lively and informal, urban atmosphere. Featuring locally and sustainably sourced produce and meats, house-made pastas, and inspired desserts, Executive Chef Elizabeth Binder demonstrates a thorough knowledge of northern Italian cuisine while her understated touch brings a lightness and elegance to traditional recipes. Since opening in April 2007, Bar Bambino has garnered local and national accolades, repeatedly named as a San Francisco Chronicle Top 100 restaurant and as one of Bon Appetit Magazine’s Top 10 Wine Bars in the nation.

For more information and reservations please call Bar Bambino at 415/701 VINO (8466) or email For media inquiries, interviews or information, please contact Kimberly Charles of Charles Communications Associates at or 415/701-9463.

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