Wine Dinner Circa 1918




so this is me…on my way to a wine dinner…

Circa 1918 is a restaurant down the street and they have the most amazing food.

and the most amazing bartender Kip Mullin

and the most amazing chefs Chad Martin and Aengus Brian Channon

the menu…

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I made fast friends with the sommelier Jean Francois Deschamps at our last wine dinner at Fin and he got us in last minute, as it was totally booked

Did I mention that he is absolutely fabulous???

Well he is…

He has the best stories and he tells them with a thick french accent

Anyway…I think he’s super cool…

and I learn so much about wine from him.  which is a miracle, because that stuff usually bores me to death.


our first course…

which was my favorite.

Fried local oysters with dill essence-sourdough toast-St. Andre cheese-melted leaks-paired with an NV Edmond Thery Brut Chardonnay-Burgundy


Orange basted baked halibut-potato risotto-pistachio basil honey-crispy shallots-micro green-paired with 2013 Domaine de Vaufuget Vouvrey-Loire Valley


Bacon wrapped turkey breast-country ham cassoulet with hoisin & wild mushrooms paired with 2013 Domaine de la Colline Chinon Cabernet Franc-Loire Valley


Bison short ribs-parsnip goat cheese mornay-roasted root vegetables-confit of fingerling potato paired with 2010 Guigal Gigondas GSM Rhone





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