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Experience Northern Italy’s cuisine in April

Posted 03/22/16

Fred PlotkinFitchburg State University CenterStage offers an expertly guided culinary tour of the Northern Italy region of Emilia-Romagna at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 22 and Saturday, April 23 at the Falcon Hub in Hammond Hall, 160 Pearl St.

Fitchburg State favorite Fred Plotkin returns to enlighten guests about the history, music and culture of Emilia-Romagna, the region that many call the heart of Northern Italian food from prosciutto and Parmigiano-Reggiano to an array of fresh pasta and balsamic vinegar.

An authentic menu of specialty dishes will set the stage for the renowned author and gourmand’s verbal tour of the region and a cash bar featuring regional wines will be available.

This event is sponsored by the Sandro and Lillian Clementi Lecture Fund of Fitchburg State University.

Tickets are $35 for adults, inclusive of tax and tip. Advance purchase is required. The Weston Box Office, located inside Weston Auditorium at 353 North St., is open 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday and can be reached at (978) 665-3347. Tickets can also be ordered online.

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