Monday, May 24, 2010
Tapas Tuesdays, Back by Popular Demand!!
Tapas Tuesday, Tuesday May 25th 6 to 8pm
Back by popular demand! Geoff Worden from Wines Unlimited will present our annual tasting of wines from the Jorge Ordonez portfolio including the highly rated, award winning Bodegas El Nido Clio (94pts). And recently back from a trip to Spain, Chef Dan Esses is inspired to create new traditional tapas dishes to pair with the wines. $24 includes a tasting of 5 wines paired with 5 tapas courses.
Check out Chef Dan's menu and wine pairings:
Albondigas- meatballs with dried cherries simmered in port wine
paired with 2007 Bodegas El Nido Clio (RP 94pts)
Bacon wrapped dates stuffed with Spanish blue cheese
paired with 2008 Bodegas Nekeas El Chaparral Old Vine Garnacha (ST 90pts)
Chorizo and potato croquettas
paired with 2007 Bodegas Atalaya Almansa (RP 91pts)
Guava, manchego and serrano wrapped in basil leaf
paired with Marques de Gelida Cava (RP 90pts)
Melted Spanish goat cheese topped with smoked paprika marinated roasted peppers
paired with Vega Sindoa Viura/Chardonnay
What a deal! $24 per person, reservations and prepayment are required as attendance is limited to 40 people. Please call 504.304.0635 to reserve your spot.