Al Volo Osteria (which its owners also have called Osteria Al Volo) is scheduled to christen its space at 1790 Columbia Road NW with a meal of oyster mushroom ravioli, stuffed lamb loin and other food at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Dinner tickets are available online for $49.
The complete menu is slated to include:
CRUSTED BLACK PEPPER BEEF CARPACCIO
Fennel, celery, baby arucola parmigiano, lemon dressing
Little Wild Things City Farm
Organic heirloom tomatoes, basil, vin cotto
OYSTER MUSHROOM RAVIOLI
Parmesan basket, Jerusalem artichoke puree, crispy oyster mushrooms
FENNEL CRUSTED SCALLOPS
Zucchini flower risotto, ricotta stuffed zucchini flower, saffron beurre blanc
Mountain View Farm
STUFFED LAMB LOIN
Olives, sun dried tomatoes, roasted sweet potatoes, summer vegetables, Barolo reduction
Pecan Meadown Farm
LEMON VERBENA PANNA COTTA
Prosecco poached peaches
Reid’s Orchard & Winery
A representative of the restaurant, which is run by Daniele and Matteo Catalani of D.C. pasta maker Cucina Al Volo, didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment on the meal.
Located in the former Pasta Mia space, the eatery is set to have its grand opening Friday.