It has to be said, the world loves a beer! It’s one of the most ancient beverages and the third most popular drink in the world, preceded by only water and tea. And the most popular beer in the world? Peroni Nastro Azzurro of course! Keep reading for our little history of the world’s favourite beer.
It’s no secret that pasta is a big part of Italian cooking. We take pride in curating our menu to include some of the tastiest of pasta dishes, inspired by Italian favourites. While we all think of pasta as culturally Italian, it is in fact likely to be a descendant of the Asian noodle. It’s commonly believed that pasta was brought to Italy from China by Marco Polo during the 13th century. (Thank goodness for that!) Listed below are our top-pasta-picks from our Main Menu.
This Mother’s Day, we’ll be serving up more than just beautifully wholesome Italian cuisine. We’re adding an extra special touch to your mum’s day this year, by gifting the first 100 Mother’s Day bookings a pair of elegant 9-carat Italian gold earrings!
We are delighted to announce that we are 1 of 6 restaurants involved in hosting Birmingham’s first Secret Supper to raise money for Parkinson’s UK. We’ve answered some questions below to inform you of everything you need to know about this tasty, trendy, exciting event!
Valentine’s Day is approaching, and we’ve got the perfect six course Valentine’s Menu to indulge in with your loved one! Whether it’s your soulmate, your best mate, or a treasured family member, come and celebrate this love filled day at Cucina Rustica.
Nothing could be more welcome than a food and wine tasting evening at Cucina Rustica this February after a Dry January! Hosted by Phil Innes of Loki Wine, our Tuscan Wine and Dine will combine exquisite Tuscan food and wine.
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Eating vegan at Cucina Rustica just got easier with our Vegetarian & Vegan Menu! Whether you’re a full-time vegan, trying a vegan diet to lose some festive pounds, or taking part in Veganuary, there’s plenty of delicious, plant based Italian dishes for you to enjoy here!
So, hop on board and we’ll take you through some of our delicious meat-free options.
Christmas Day Feast – three words that have the power to simultaneously instil delight and dread in anyone! The latter, mostly in those that are organising the Christmas Day feast. If you’re that person, our tips for hosting your Christmas Day feast couldn’t have come at a better time! Lucky for you, we know a thing or two about hosting a feast here at Cucina Rustica. And being an Italian restaurant, serving up food from a culture that is built on family gatherings, we have a lot of insights on that, too. So, stop worrying, take deep breaths and we’ll help transform you into the Christmas host/hostess of dreams!
Christmas is coming, so we thought we’d help you get in the spirit with a list of festivities you can enjoy in Birmingham this December! From skating to shopping, it’s all part of the Christmas fun and not to be ignored (no scrooge’s please!)