Starbelly Fires Up the Patio Heaters for Family-Style Picnics

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Lou Bustamante
Starbelly Patio Picnic Series

Where: Starbelly, 3583 16th St. (at Market), 252-7500

When: Tue., Mar. 29-Tue., Sep. 20; 5-8 p.m.

Cost: $39 per person, wine and beer beverage specials available separately.

The rundown: With the weather finally acknowledging the start of spring, a good way to celebrate is at Starbelly's new season of patio picnics, which begin tomorrow night. Chef Adam Timney kicks things off with a whole roast pig, house-made sausage and fregola pasta, broccoli di ciccio, butter lettuce salad, and chocolate-hazelnut filled bomboloni (Italian doughnuts). Timney has been honing his charcuterie skills since his days at Bacar, so keep an eye out for the cured meats, patés, and sausages, all made on-site. The picnics are served family-style on the back patio, which has a retractable cover and heaters -- the restaurant equivalent of dressing in layers.

Reservations strongly recommended; call 252-7500

Picnic themes and dates:
Mar. 29: whole roasted pig
April 26: fried chicken
May 24: grilled Santa Maria tri-tip
June 28: smoked baby back pork ribs
July 26: seafood cioppino
Aug. 23: house made Prather burgers and dogs
Sep. 20: whole roasted pig

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Analog Asic Design
Analog Asic Design

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Rattan garden furniture

Good share i will look forward to it.Patio picnic is really great idea provide by post.I will manage picnic party at my patio area with my friends.

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Garden Furniture

Hi,Thanks for the post. It is very informative and useful.:)

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outdoor patio sets

Everything on the menu sounds amazing. Especially the roast pig. And the price is right too. Next time I'm in town, I know where I'm going!

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