A colpi di pennarello (Dinner-event)

An evening with the masters of comics

Duration
4h
30m
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Private tour

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Overview

Comic lovers gather ‘round!

An unforgettable experience with some of Italy’s best comic artists is waiting for you on Friday, October 28. A unique evening during which you will also be served a tasty dinner based on traditional dishes at a local tavern.

Find out more about the evening’s guests:
Riccardo Innocenti: After attending the Scuola internazionale di Comics (International Comics School) in Florence, in 2009 Riccardo starts working for Round Robin and L’Insonne for several years. In 2016 he has drawn n. 3 of The Professor, titled “Follia” with texts by Cristiana Astori. In 2021 he has drawn for The Professor “Nistarim”, with texts by Roberto Leoni; he also takes part in the choral work titled “Non sono stato io! (quasi tutta la verità sul Covid-19)” for Edizioni SBAMM. In the same year he starts collaborating and he still works for the weekly “Skorpio”, by Aurea Editoriale.

Marcello Mangiantini: Marcello approaches the world of comics after taking part in the contest “Pierlambicchi” in Prato. In 1992 he attends several artistic courses and three years later he joins the Lucca Fumetto association, through which he publishes his first works. Between 1996 and 2002 he works on both realistc and humoristic comics, and in 2003 he starts working for Sergio Bonelli Editore, joining the team of Zagor. He has also drawn for Martin Mystère, Nathan Never, Dampyr, and Dragonero, but he is still firmly grounded to Spirito con la Scure.

Dinner menu:
A journey through territories, flavours, and scents
A journey of and through taste

Toasted bread with liver paté, wild boar, Tuscan kale of the Lucchesia area and bacon

Selection of cold cuts:
Mortadella di Prato – Slow Food presidium
Tuscan salami cured in olive tree ashes
Capocollo of Macchiaiola Maremmana pork
Cooked shoulder of Casentino Grey pork

Beef carpaccio with mountain herbs
Beef carpaccio with porcini mushrooms

Selection of cheeses:
Scoppolato di Pedona cheese
Tête de Moine raw milk mountain cheese
Blue cheese with marron glacés, rum and cocoa

Dessert:
Farro and ricotta tart

One glass of white or red IGT Toscano wine
Water

Experience Characteristics 

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Dinner-event with typical dinner

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Location

Presentation of the host 

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The Magione del Tau is a cozy tavern and wine art located in piazza Ricasoli 7, in Altopascio’s historical center. Here you can taste traditional products made by local producers who only strive for excellence, such as cold cuts, cheeses, and carpaccio. Moreover, the tavern arranges themed activities and other unconventional evenings, itinerant exhibitions, and literary aperitifs.

Additional information

The price and the program may vary depending on the dates, the number of participants, weather conditions and any external factor. In case of groups of more than 8 people, please contact Discover Piana di Lucca to obtain preferential rates and for any customization. Tours will be carried out following all the guidelines established in order to avoid the spread of Covid-19 virus.

Payment and cancellation policy

Immediate payment of the total amount of the reservation by credit card.

You can cancel free of charge up to 4 days before check-in. After this period, a 100% charge will apply.

Technical organization

This package is managed and sold by Geosfera Viaggi of Globe Inside SRL – Via C. Marx, 60, 60022 Castelfidardo (AN) – P. Iva 02628520344 – Polizza R.C. n.194180 Allianz, provided with an appropriate insurance to cover civil liability in favor of the consumer.

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