Friday, March 9
5-6:30 p.m.

Bar Roma, inspired by The Meatball Shop in New York City, will celebrate National Meatball Day on Friday, March 9. The Andersonville-located Italian restaurant will offer half-priced polpette (meatballs) in the bar area from 5-6:30 p.m. Guests may choose from manzo (ground beef), maiale (spicy pork belly), vitello (veal), abbacchio (lamb) and pollo (chicken). Chef Fred Ramos’ complete meatball menu is outlined below. Pair your polpette with $6 glass pours of select red wine during happy hour. 

POLPETTE “The Balls”
half-priced on March 9, 5-6:30 p.m.

Manzo – ground beef, braised beef cheeks, pomodoro, whipped herb ricotta $9

Maiale – spicy pork belly, garlic, rapini, Calabrian pepper $8

Vitello – veal, sweetbreads, caramelized onions, wild mushroom marsala $10

Abbacchio – lamb merguez style sliders, goat cheese, kosher pickle $10

Pollo – chicken, pistachio, caramelized onions, lemon white wine sauce, riotta salata $8

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Source: http://www.chicagofoodmagazine.com/news/national-meatball-day-at-bar-roma