more 8 winter 2011/2012Valentine's A love for food!Buca di Beppo is a new Italian American restaurant fresh in from the States, exclusively in the UK at VILLAGE hotels.The menu features an incredible selection of classic Italian dishes like Spaghetti Marinara and Lasagne, as well as innovative new flavour combinations, giving you the very best of old and new from some of the best Italian chefs around!A love for life!Italians like enjoying the good things in life, and as very social people, enjoy sharing their experiences with others. So it's good to With the accent, the pout, the swagger and the smile, the Italians have always had a reputation for being fantastic lovers. But of course, they've got just as big a reputation for being fantastic chefs - so why not combine a passion for food and romance by treating that special someone to an evening at Buca di Beppo this Valentine's Day?It's Amoré!know that at Buca, the portions are specially designed for sharing, making it the perfect place to tuck into a Valentine's Day feast with your loved one.A love for celebration!Whether it's for their football, their opera or their fashion, the Italians simply love to celebrate. And at Buca di Beppo, we embrace their love for a party in the atmosphere, the décor, the food and the service - so if you're looking to celebrate Valentine's Day or a christening, a birthday or an anniversary, or maybe just that you've made it to Friday, you better book a Buca! To make a reservation at a Buca di Beppo near you now, call 0844 346 1218 or visit buca.co.uk Buca di Beppo brings some Italian romance to the table this89
MUSSELS BIANCHI Mussels steamed in white wine, garlic and butter. FRITTO MISTO Tender pieces of shrimp, calamari and pepperoncini fried with a zesty breading. Served in a colossal martini glass garnished with two large peppers.BUCA TRIO PLATTER Fried Calamari, Fried Mozzarella and Stuffed Mushrooms served with marinara, pesto cream sauce and al fredo sauce for dipping.PIZZA SUPREMO ITALIANO Our heartiest offering - chunks of ground beef and spicy Italian sausage mixed with strips of pepperoni, bell peppers and onions, all on top of authentic pizza sauce and cheese.SPAGHETTI BOLOGNESE Savoury homemade meat sauce with 100% premium ground beef served on a bed of imported Italian spaghetti.PENNE ALLA VODKA Sautéed garlic, diced fresh tomato, crushed red peppers and penne pasta tossed in a cream vodka sauceANTIPASTImainsDESSERTSCHOCOLATE CHIP CANNOLI Crispy shells stuffed to order with a sweet cannoli cream filling mixed with chocolate chips. Served over a drizzle of our chocolate Sambuca sauce.BAKED CHEESECAKE Rich, creamy cheesecake topped with a sweet raspberry hazelnut sauce.APPLE TART Traditional Italian apple tart baked fresh every day by our chefs. Topped with walnuts and served with vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce.Buca to ShareThere are dozens of great dishes at Buca, but Valentine's Day demands something truly special. Here is a selection of some of the most-loved sharing platters from America's favourite Italian restaurant. 2012Valentine's BucaGet a Room!Why not spice things up? Book a room and let the wine flow!89Four Famous Italian Lovers!MORE Magazine singles out 4 Italian romantics for special praise.CASANOVAA flirt so famous that his name became a term for a great lover. He was a rogue, a serial conqueror and a thief, but somehow his relentless pursuit of women ensured his lasting place in our hearts and in history. A legendary lover in every sense.VENUSThe Roman Goddess of love, her name roughly translates as "to desire". Often depicted naked riding in seashells, Venus was a firm favourite of Roman artists and sculptors alike.ROMEO AND JULIETShakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet have set the standard for romances everywhere and given young girls across the globe unrealistic expectations of what true love is like. Thanks Shakespeare.