Mardi Gras Dinner Wednesday, Feb. 23
Get into the spirit of revelry with a Mardi Gras dinner at Zanotto’s Family Markets featuring wines by Burrell School. On the menu is: boiled crawfish served with estate chardonnay, rubbed ribs and Cajun potato salad with estate pinot noir, Jambalaya with an estate merlot, and of course Mississippi mud cake, served with a Ryan Oaks zinfandel.
Savory Chocolate Dinner Thursday, Feb. 24
Do you love chocolate? Do you dare taste it in its savory form? If yes, come to Sent Sovi restaurant this Thursday night for a very unusual dinner. On the menu is: white chocolate, foie gras and roe salad, chocolate chili ginger prawns, milk and chocolate braised pork, chocolate sorbet, and bitter cocoa-rubbed lamb. Fascinating!
Dishes from Bordeaux Class Friday, Feb. 25
While Bordeaux is best known for its exquisite wines, the region is also celebrated for its magnificent cuisine. After this class at Sur La Table in Los Gatos, where you’ll learn classic French cooking techniques, you’ll be making Lillet-steamed mussels with crusty garlic bread, beef tenderloin medallions with Bordelaise sauce, truffle salted confit potatoes and caramel apple tart with Armagnac whipped cream in your own kitchen like any French pro.
Learn About French Reds Wednesday, Mar. 2
There are several things the French are famous for: berets, baguettes, great taste, snobbishness, amazing cheese and lovely wine. Come discover for yourself a little of what it’s all about with a red wine class at The French Cellar. Class is on Wednesday at 7pm and lasts approximately 2 hours. A selection of French cheeses will be served buffet-style. Bon Appetit!