Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Swine and wine Thursday

Posted By on Tue, Feb 23, 2016 at 2:34 PM

This Thursday offers two worthwhile food-and-drink experiences from which to choose: 

• At Brother Luck Street Eats, chef Mark Henry is offering a free butcher demonstration at 5 p.m., utilizing a whole hog from Torpedo Farms. Special cuts will be auctioned off afterward as part of a "bacon night" celebration, featuring a new cocktail menu. 

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• The Margarita at PineCreek and The Wine Seller will host a "Moments in History" Wine Dinner Series, Part 2 (don't worry about missing part 1) at 6:30 p.m. for $60 plus tax/tip; reserve a seat at 598-8667. Here's a look at the six courses, themed around the French Revolution:

Off with your Hogs Head Rillettes, Mustard Caviar, Cornichon, Radish & Baguette
Paired with Prince Estivac Blanc de Blancs Brut

Moules en Croutade with Herbs, Garlic & White Wine (A play on our French trip in the Rhone)
Paired with 2014 Domaine Lafage "Cote Est" Blanc

Salt Roasted beet Salad Lyonnaisse w/ six minute egg

Gnocchi Parisienne with Escargot Butter, Lobster & Greens
Paired with 2014 Carrel Jongieux Savoie Blanc

Guinea Hen Ballotine aka - (Guillotine) with Carrot, asparagus & truffled jus
Paired 2014 Mont Gravet Carignane

Boeuf Bourguignon, Pommes Boulangare
Paired with 2013 Domaine Lafage "Bastide Miraflors" Syrah/Grenache

Chocolate Mousse Napoleon

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