The first Aperitif of 2010 was a real treat - over 220 people attended the absolute wonderful "Avista" Italian Bar and Restaurant in Mayfair. With such an enormous crowd, the atmosphere was superb, thanks also to the exquisite samples of delicatessen (i.e. stuzzichini) the staff of Avista prepared for this event (see the over 70 photos in the Gallery!)
The real hero of the night was, of course, the Chef of Avista : meet Michele Granziera, from Veneto - his skills in selecting the ingredients and preparing the Polenta, risotto, tartufo and even...an entire Porchetta (suckling pig) were amazing and praised by just everyone. And wonderful too were his kindness and assistance in organising the night. Bravo Michele!
This Aperitif was also an opportunity for many of you to find out about the Dolce Vita, UK largest exhibition of the the Made in Italy, this year taking place from 11 to 14 March at the Business Design Centre in Islington (see here).
A big thank you to all the Staff of Avista and in partucular to Silvana. If you want to visit Avista with your friends or collegues, please book HERE and remember to mention Italians of London!
To watch all the photos from the night, click on the "Galleria Fotografica" link, just left to the title of this page.
And remember : if you wish to receive (free - of course!) the original photos in High Resolution (over 4MP) to share them with your friends, fiancee, mums or even with your...dog, send us an email to THIS ADDRESS and we will be more than happy to assist you.
We are already working at our next event, the Aperitf in South Kensington, Friday 12 February 2010!
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