New pub fare at Slater’s 50/50
Slater’s 50/50, home of the half-bacon, half-beef burger patty, is aiming for a “rebel gastropub” image with several new dishes. They include the cheeseburger bowl, $13.99, which is beef topped with caramelized onions, cheddar cheese and bacon jam over mixed greens with roasted red peppers, charred corn, scallions, crispy fried onions and horseradish aioli. Other options are Sweet & Spicy Cauliflower, $8.99; a Power Bowl, $14.99; and the Turkey Harvest Bowl, $14.99.
Castello Banfi wines
The wines of Castello Banfi in Montalcino, Italy, will be featured in the next Taste & Learn at 5 p.m. Saturday at Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar, 4480 Paradise Road. The wines will be paired with artichoke with arugula and crescenza cheese, Tuscan vegetable soup, squash ravioli with duck ragout and Pecorino cheese and grilled strip loin with red onion and salsa verde. It’s $75 inclusive; reserve at