Thursday, March 20, 2014

A bit of Rome in CLT

Maureen Fant, author of award-winning "Sauces & Shapes," a cookbook on Italian pasta, will be at a wine dinner April 7 at Mama Ricotta’s (with books, too), and the menu will be Roman: Tonnarelli (think square spaghetti) with pecorino and black pepper; agnolotti stuffed with artichokes; roasted pork with herbs; greens and dessert of strawberries with ricotta mousse. $45, with Italian wine included. 704-343-0148; 601 S. Kings Drive;