January 2018 is Olive Oil Month at The National!
Celebrating the great flavor and health benefits of truly great extra virgin olive oil as we begin the new year. Every week, we'll be featuring a different Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Trentino, Italy. Some of the world's finest extra virgin olive oil, available right here in Athens, Georgia, thanks to Uncommon Gourmet Associates.
Four different Extra Virgin Olive Oils - 46th Parallel Green, White and Blue Label, plus ULIVA Garda Trentino Black Label - featured on our table and on our menus each week in January. Stop in for lunch or dinner to try the week's featured 'EVOO' and purchase a bottle to take home too (see pricing below).
Olive Oil Tasting and Class at The National on January 7, 2-4pm. Led by Randall Abney of Uncommon Gourmet, you'll learn about the month's featured olive oils, health benefits of regular consumption of true extra virgin olive oil and taste one the most rare and regarded olive oils in the world. Free to attend! Call 706-549-3450 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations and questions.
Olive Oil and Wine Dinner at The National on January 16 at 6:30pm. Call 706-549-3450 or email email@example.com to reserve a table. $65 per guest for 4 courses with wine pairings.
1. Snacks to start
beet caprese, mozzarella, basil, extra virgin olive oil
beef carpaccio, local arugula, parmigiano, extra virgin olive oil
Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot blend, Terre di San Leonardo, Vigneti delle Dolomiti, Italy, 2010
farro soup with winter vegetables, pancetta, grana, tiny croutons, extra virgin olive oil
Pinot Nero, Abbazia di Novacella, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy, 2016
olive-oil poached cod with saffron, tomato, fennel, capers, olive dust and meyer lemon
Pinot Grigio, Tramin, Südtirol-Alto Adige, Italy, 2016
olive oil cake with citrus and olive oil gelato
Brut Prosecco, Adami Garbèl, Treviso, Italy, NV
Featured Olive Oil Cocktail: JANUARY SOUR
ASW Georgia Apple Brandy, Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Egg White, Cinnamon, Lemon, Bitters, Herbsaint
Extra Virgin Olive Oil for Sale
OLIDEA Olive Dust
46 Parallel Green Label
46 Parallel Blue Label
46 Parallel White Label
organic, 500mL, $37.95
ULIVA Garda Trentino Black Label