The upscale bistro opened in Plaza del Lago in 2007.
Wednesday, January 30
For Nancy Brussat Barocci, owner of Convito Café & Market, her favorite part of the job is the food and developing the menus, Wilmette Life reported. The romantic upscale bistro combines gourmet food and wine market and has been around under various names since 1980. The Plaza del Lago location opened in 2007, offering customers gourmet pastas, imported cheeses, meats as well as dishes such as Asparagus Milanese to Croque Madame. Barocci told Wilmette Life that the bistro’s biggest strengths is its prepared foods and she makes an effort to change the menu frequently so regular customers can taste a variety of foods. The restaurant received an average of four out of five stars on TripAdvisor.com, one reviewer says they go every week and …
Local parties offer good times and good food among neighbors
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Joanna Brown
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
The New Year signals new beginnings and the hope for health and prosperity in the coming days. As such, it should be marked by more than the Rose Bowl and a bowl of black-eyed peas. Celebrate with the ones you love most at one of these local parties: Convito Cafe and Market, Wilmette. Usher in the New Year at an old favorite. Convito offers seating until 10 p.m. with several specials, like lobster risotto, rack of lamb, beef tenderloin and mahi mahi in Champagne sauce. Make a reservation soon, and save room for the poached pears. Go Roma, Northbrook. The kids in your life might enjoy an Italian buffet and a dramatic countdown clock - nevermind that they'll be counting down to 8 p.m., rather than midnight, at Go Roma. Go Roma says that …