Deborah Smith, The Jersey Shore Cookbook: Fresh Summer Flavors from the Boardwalk and Beyond (Quirk Books, 2016, 176 Pages)

If you’re in search of a little leisurely summertime beach reading, Deborah Smith’s The Jersey Shore Cookbook may be just what the doctor ordered… “I wanted it to be a book to sit down with, pour a glass of wine, read recipes and stories and daydream about the Shore,” notes the author, a born and bred Jersey Shore native who resides in Point Pleasant Beach.

Jersey Shore Cookbook - Author Deborah SmithMs. Smith, who founded JerseyBites.com in 2007, has gathered together an interesting selection of 50 recipes from 50 different and highly diverse Jersey Shore dining establishments. The 50 recipes cover a variety of meals – from breakfasts to side dishes to desserts – and stretch geographically from the Broadway Diner in Keyport, the “Gateway to the Jersey Shore,” to Red’s Store in Cape May Point on the Delaware Bay. Restaurants in 29 towns are noted. Cape May leads the way with the five eateries represented, while Asbury Park and Atlantic City finish a close second with four each. And the restaurants run the gamut, from super casual joints like Bubba’s Dogs in Sea Isle City to upscale iconic establishments like the Knife and Fork in AC. Then, of course, there is also a nod to exciting newcomers like Asbury Park’s Porta and Avalon’s Diving Horse.

My favorite recipes…? The Jersey Guy Breakfast Club Sandwich, Broad Street Diner, Keyport… Roasted Tomato & Basil Soup, Langosta Lounge, Asbury Park… Diving Horse Tomato Salad, The Diving Horse, Avalon… Golden Tilefish Sandwich, Joe’s Fish Co., Wildwood… Flounder Oves, Oves Restaurant, Ocean City… Panko-Parmesan-Crusted New Jersey Scallops over Arugula Pesto, The Crab’s Claw Inn, Lavallette… Blueberry Cobbler, Talula’s, Asbury Park… and last, but certainly not least, my all-time favorite dessert: Key Lime Pie, Inlet Café, Highlands.

Jersey Shore Cookbook - Deborah SmithBut even if you’re not into cooking, you will certainly enjoy reading the fascinating blurbs about each restaurant and their owners/chefs; and these, in turn, may give you some ideas about new dining possibilities during your next sojourn to the Jersey Shore. I have visited (and reviewed) a number of restaurants listed in the book; and I would highly recommend the following: Marie Nicole’s, Wildwood Crest… The Shrimp Box, Point Pleasant Beach… Louisa’s Café, Cape May… The Ebbitt Room, Cape May… The Blue Pig Tavern, Cape May… Brandl, Belmar.

In addition to those restaurants noted in The Jersey Shore Cookbook, here (in no particular order) are some of my personal favorites at the Jersey Shore: Belford Bistro, Belford (my hometown)… Tisha’s Fine Dining, Cape May… Black Duck on Sunset, West Cape May… Whispers, Spring Lake… Anjelica’s, Sea Bright… Windandsea, Highlands… Dish, Red Bank… Restaurant Nicholas, Red Bank… Piccola Italia, Ocean… Shipwreck Grill, Brielle… La Spiaggia, Ship Bottom.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

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Nicholas - Hall Wine DinnerOn Thursday, July 21, 2016, Restaurant Nicholas in Red Bank, New Jersey, will host another in its popular series of “Meet the Winemaker” dinners. Guests are invited to meet Kathryn Walt Hall, proprietor of Hall Wines and Walt Wines, who will present her award-winning wines paired with culinary delights filled with Jersey fresh seasonal produce from local farms.

Ms. Hall has been involved in the California wine industry since her family first purchased a vineyard in the 1970s. She has had a distinguished career as a successful businesswoman, attorney, community activist, and the United States Ambassador to Austria.

The complete dinner menu and wine pairings are noted below…

Hors d’Oeuvres Reception: 2015 Napa Valley, Sauvignon Blanc, Hall

First Course: Black Pepper Seared Beef Carpaccio, Bone Marrow Pudding, Alba Tierno Cheese; Wine Pairing: 2013 Willamette Valley, Pinot Noir, Shea Vineyard, Walt

Second Course: Oasis Goat’s Milk Ricotta Agnolotti, Stewed Tomatoes, Smoked Eggplant Purée; Wine Pairing: 2013 Napa Valley, Merlot, Hall

Third Course: Pan Roasted Long Island Duck, Pickled Cherry Purée, Crispy Grit & Confit Cake; Wine Pairing: 2012 Napa Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cellar Selection, Hall

Fourth Course: Grilled Filet Mignon, Roasted Jersey Corn Pudding, Jalapeño Hush Puppies; Wine Pairing: 2012 Napa Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon, Kathryn Hall

Dessert: Valrhona Caramelia Mousse, Cacao Nib & Peanut Crunch, Peanut Ice Cream

The cost of the Hall wine dinner is $195.00 per person (plus tax & gratuity). The reception will begin at 6:30 p.m.; dinner at 7:00 p.m. For more information, or to make reservations, please call (732) 345-9977.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

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White Wine ImageWith the coming of spring and summer, a young man’s heart may very well turn to baseball… But an oenophile’s heart generally turns to white wines rather than reds; wines that are perfectly suited to lighter cuisines and warm weather imbibing. Listed below are several white wines I’ve recently tasted. As you will undoubtedly notice, I have skipped the usual round-up of California Chardonnays and Sauvignon Blancs in favor of what I consider more interesting, food-friendly varietals. Several of the grapes may be unfamiliar, but they are all of excellent quality and reasonably priced. Once again, please note that prices are approximate. And while many of these wines may be found at various retail stores, googling may yield significant bargains.

France: Domaine de la Garrigue Vacqueyras Blanc, 2012 – Hailing from the Southern Rhone, this white Vacqueyras is a traditional blend of 60% Clairette and 40% Grenache Blanc. The nose is rife with citrus, apple & melon; and the palate is marvelously rich without being flabby. Plenty of minerality here as well, which leads to a crisp, clean finish. Like all great Rhone white wines, Vacqueyras can be a bit on the pricey side. In fact, this vintage’s original price hovered around the $30.00 mark. Do a little surfing, though, and you can pick it up, as I did, for a mere $12.99 (plus shipping).

Greece: Boutari Moschofilero, 2014 – If you’re in search of a light, refreshing wine that’s equally light on your pocketbook, you can’t miss with the 2014 Boutari. Moschofilero grapes, which feature a pink/purple skin, slightly spicy flavor & excellent acidity, are indigenous to Greece and grown in vineyards in the Maninia region of the Peloponnese at an altitude of 2,100 feet. The result is a crisp, well-balanced wine with intense flavor and long aromatic citrus (predominately grapefruit) aftertaste. Great for quaffing solo, or as a complement to a wide variety of cuisines. And the price…? I picked up 6 bottles online for a mere $12.00 per. An excellent wine… and a bargain hunter’s dream.

Italy: Jermann Pinot Grigio, 2015 – Silvio Jermann enjoys the well-deserved reputation of making some of Italy’s best white wines. His range of vintages, which come from the predominantly mountainous Friuli-Venezia Giulia region in the northeast corner of Italy, are consistently of superb quality… And his 2015 Pinot Grigio is a delicious case in point. It is round and exceedingly well-balanced on the palate, yet possesses a refreshing minerality and impressive depth of flavor. Some may consider it rather pricey – around $30.00 a bottle – given the remarkable quality, however, it is well worth the expenditure.

Italy: Elena Walch Vigna Castel Ringberg Pinot Grigio, 2015 – Bordering Austria and Switzerland in the Italian Alps – the Alto Adige region is Italy’s northernmost wine-producing region. The Pinot Grigios from this area rank among the best in Italy – and Elena Walch’s Castel Ringberg is one of the most sought after. The 2015 is deliciously full bodied on the palate, offering up a sparkling acidity to complement its delightfully creamy flavors. A bargain at around $25.00 per bottle.

Spain: As Laxas Albariño, 2014 – Albariño is a white wine grape grown predominately in northwest Spain and Portugal, where it is known as Alvarinho. As Laxas is a top-of-the-line Albariño producer located in the Rias Baixas district of Spain; and the 2015 vintage is certainly one of the Winery’s best efforts. It was awarded 92 points (100-point scale) and an “Editors’ Choice” designation from the Wine Enthusiast. Elegant and long and stony on the finish, the 2014 As Laxas Albariño is a personal fave. It ranges in price from $15.00 to $22.00.

 

Nicholas - Summer Walk-Around Wine TastingIf you prefer Rosé, you may wish to check out these vintages recently recommended by the Wine Enthusiast: Austria: Umathum Rosa (Burgenland), 2015, Wine Enthusiast “Editors’ Choice,” $22.00… France (Rhone): Domaine des Carteresses Tavel, 2015, $18.00… Germany (Pfalz): Villa Wolf Pinot Noir Rosé, 2014, $12.00… Italy: Le Fraghe Ròdon Bardolino Chiaretto, 2015, Wine Enthusiast “Editors’ Choice,” $16.00… Spain: Marqué de Cáceres Rosado (Rioja), 2015, $11.00… United States, California: Margerum Riviera Rosé (Central Coast), 2015, $21.00.

 

Meursault Boucheres 2013On the other hand, if you’re feeling particularly flush and are searching for the perfect white wine to impress the pants off your guests at a lavish summer dinner party, I have just the ticket: the 2013 Château Génot-Boulanger Meursault-Bouchères.

Meursault wine is produced in the commune of Meursault in Côte de Beaune of Burgundy. The Appellation d’Origine Controlee (AOC) Meursault may be used for white wine and red, respectively, with Chardonnay and Pinot Noir as the main grape varieties. The production of white Meursault dominates with around 98%. There are no Grand Cru vineyards within Meursault, but several highly regarded Premier Cru vineyards, among them Les Bouchères.

The Château Génot-Boulanger is a family estate presided over by Aude and Guillaume Lavollé, 4th generation vignerons. The Château produces 30 different appellations, including 3 Grand Crus and 13 Premier Crus, half in Chardonnay and half in Pinot Noir. The Winery began working with organic farming in 2008 and received its certification in 2012.

I have always been partial to Meursault, much preferring its delicate embraces to the gung-ho assaults of its ponderously oaky California cousins. And the 2013 Meursault-Bouchères is simply a fabulous Chardonnay. It was recently rated 95 (100-point scale) in the June 15, 2016, issue of the Wine Spectator – and with good reason. This is a lush wine, full-bodied but not at all heavy on the palate, rife with peach, apple, and light toast backed by a marvelously vibrant acidity. An elegant effort, the 2013 seduces you with its remarkable subtleties, not its power. It is, in a word, finesse personified.

Needless to say, wines of this stature are not inexpensive. The 2013 Château Génot-Boulanger Meursault-Bouchères, for example, retails around the $100.00 mark. The lowest price I’ve found online is $94.00 at Gary’s Wine & Marketplace – www.garyswine.com – located in New Jersey. Given its superb quality, however, and the fact that several top-of-the-line white Burgundies can fetch upwards of a thousand dollars a bottle, this Meursault is a relative bargain. If you appreciate Chardonnay at its very best, this wine is definitely worth the expenditure. Trust me, you will not be disappointed.

Cheers!

TAD

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Basilico Pizzeria & Family Restaurant

1570 Egypt road

Oaks, Pennsylvania

(610) 666-1110

www.basilicopizzeriaandfamilyrestaurant.com

 Occupying the space in the Oaks Shopping Center formerly inhabited by the short-lived Vita Bella, Basilico is the latest entry into the area’s ever burgeoning (or so it seems) pizzeria/Italian eatery sweepstakes.

Basilico's - InteriorSince the change in ownership, the interior décor – which sports a rough and rustic, unfinished bare-bones look – has changed not at all. In fact, it strikes one as more utilitarian than ever. The menu, however, has undergone major renovations… In lieu of the former tenant’s upscale, made-from-scratch Sicilian dishes garnered from old family recipes, Basilico has opted for a more typical approach to cuisine. The bill of fare is now punctuated by parmigiana this, Marsala that, bruschetta, calamari, mussels in red or white, and a host of familiar pastas. In short, all the usual Italian/American suspects.

Nothing wrong with this approach, of course… so long as the restaurant delivers the goods. However, in my experience, both Basilico’s food and service have been hit-or-miss. “A foolish consistency,” as Ralph Waldo Emerson once noted, “is the hobgoblin of little minds.” True enough… but there is nothing foolish about restaurant consistency, which remains the sine qua non, the indispensable ingredient of an excellent eatery.

But let’s begin with the service. On our first visit, it was right on the money. Our server was certainly experienced, familiar with the menu, and also completely cognizant of her prescribed role in the ultimate culinary scheme of things. No problem.

On our second visit, however, we encountered a young woman who was, undoubtedly, sharing with us her first day (or second at the very most) as an illustrious representative of the food service industry. My dining companion and I decided to start by sharing a Caesar salad. After we ordered entrées, it suddenly dawned on her that that these came with a choice of either soup or salad. Fine. I ordered the salad; my companion, the soup. She departed… but two minutes later she was back, looking nonplussed; seems the kitchen wasn’t serving soup during the summer. Oh! Put the blame where you will; and obviously a good deal rested with a lack of communication on the part of the kitchen. On the other hand, the poor girl had not a clue.

But the best (or worst) was yet to come… We were not yet halfway through our appetizers, when up she pops with the entrées. Oops! We hastily moved our apps to the side while she proceeded to plop down (literally) the entrées. This is a common restaurant screw-up and, quite frankly, one that drives me right up a wall – because there is absolutely no good reason for it (except stupidity).

This may seem like a faux pas on the part of the kitchen, but actually it is the duty of the server to communicate the status of her/his tables. If appetizers are ordered, the server should keep a close eye on her patrons’ progress and inform the chef when it is time to start preparing the entrées so that there is no overlapping of courses. On the other hand, if no preludes are ordered, she should instruct the kitchen to start the main courses post-haste. Relatively simple; but, as noted immediately above, easily bollixed up.

The final indignity… As we were finishing up our entrées, the sweet young thing summarily dropped off the check & quickly departed, never bothering to inquire if we might, perhaps, prefer to linger over dessert and coffee. The dear girl could obviously serve as a poster child for the glaring misconception that any person with the proper number of appendages is qualified to wait tables. Hopefully, by the time of this reading, she will have found gainful employment elsewhere.

If a restaurant’s cuisine is first-rate, so-so service may often be grudgingly tolerated. Unfortunately, the food here, like the service, proved extremely fickle… and, once again, the discrepancy between the first and second visits was palpable.

Basilico's - Pasta CapriOn a positive note, the members of our party ordered a Margherita pizza and rigatoni Bolognese, respectively. Both were excellent choices. I. on the other hand, was quite taken with the pasta Capri (pictured), linguini tossed with chunks of tuna, diced eggplant, black olives, and capers spruced up with a zippy fra diavolo sauce. These items weren’t about to cause a major rift in the delicate fabric of the culinary universe, but they certainly qualified as thoroughly enjoyable casual Italian comfort fare.

The second sojourn, which could only be described as an unmitigated disaster, began with the salad. Since my dining companion and I had originally elected to share a Caesar salad until we were told that house greenery was included, were asked by our server if we wanted a Caesar house salad. We both indicated that we did.

Basilico's - House Salad 2Surprise… The so-called Caesar turned out to be a typical house salad (photo) lovingly garnished with a plastic packet of Ken’s Steakhouse Caesar dressing. Not that there’s anything wrong with Ken’s Steakhouse Dressings; in fact, they’re quite good as bottled dressings go. But you must admit, just slapping down a plastic packet on the side of the salad plate, leaving the diner to fend for her/himself, does lack a certain amount of savoir faire. Even restaurants considered the lowest of the low usually still have the common sense to provide ramekins on the side for salad dressings. Basilico’s plastic packet ploy definitely sends a host of negative vibes.

But the entrées were the real horror. When it comes to evaluating Neapolitan Nirvanas, I’ve always been of the opinion that eggplant parm is a good acid test. It’s a relatively simple dish, of course, but one that is easily mucked up – as it is here. For starters, there’s infinitely more breading than there is eggplant, which is a good tipoff that things are not as they should be. And the damn thing is rather difficult to cut; and that’s because the breading is slightly burned on the bottom. Couple this with the fact that the restaurant’s “homemade” tomato sauce isn’t particularly flavorful, and you have a presentation that’s generic at best.

Basilico's - Veal MarsalaMy dining companion’s veal Marsala wasn’t much better. On the positive side, the veal was of excellent quality. Unfortunately, it was drowned beneath a sauce that was loaded with salt. So much so, in fact, that you could practically feel your blood pressure kick up a notch with every bite… and any flavor that happened to shine through was purely coincidental. And while we wouldn’t swear to it, the sodium assault was so prevalent, we harbored the sneaky suspicion this lethal concoction had been unleashed from a jar. Not the kitchen’s finest hour; and a terrible waste of good veal.

The bottom line: Since there are simply so many Italian eateries in the immediate area that serve up better, more consistent cuisine with superior service in more comfortable surroundings at comparable prices, one must logically ask: Why dine at Basilico Pizzeria & Family Restaurant? Good question.

Basilico, in my opinion, is not a “go to” restaurant; it is more like an “in a pinch” establishment, a convenient stopover for a quick meal on the way from here to there. Stick with pizza and simple pasta dishes and all will probably be well.

Once again, dear diner… it’s your call.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

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Crystal Springs - Beer & Food Fest 2016On Saturday, June 25, 2016, Crystal Springs Resort in Hamburg, New Jersey, will host their 8th New Jersey Beer & Food Festival.

The main event of the festival will take place on Saturday, June 25th, from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p., and is priced at $75.00 per person. Beer aficionados may sample over 150 beers, including many craft brews, along with delicious BBQ pulled pork, German bratwurst, spit-roasted Berkshire pork and more. Popular cover band Lima Bean Riot will return to play everyone’s favorite hits.

Ticks for all Beer Festival Events are available at www.njbeerfoodfest.com.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

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Redux Restaurant - InteriorOn Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19, 2016, Redux Restaurant, 3 Central Avenue, Madison, New Jersey, will be serving brunch from 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Starters: Deviled Eggs, $8.00… Disco Fries, Saint André, $13.00; add Organic Cage Free Fried Egg, +$2.00… Hudson Valley Foie Gras, $18.00… ½ Dozen Oysters on the Half Shell, $15.00… Beet Warp, Bleu, Pecans, Spinach, $11.00

Entrees: Spinach Goat Cheese Omelette, Mixed Greens, Potatoes, $12.00… Ham Gruyère Omelette, Mixed Greens, Potatoes, $14.00… Two Eggs Any Style, Bacon, hash Browns, $12.00… Oeufs Meurette, Red Wine Poach Eggs, Bacon, Mushrooms, $16.00… New York Strip Steak, Roasted Garlic Chive Mashed Potatoes, Asparagus, $26.00… Pulled Pork Sliders, Pickles, Redux Sauce, $18.00… Grilled Scottish Salmon, Rice Pilaf, yellow tomato Vermouth, $23.00

Sides: Bistro Fries, Roasted Garlic Aioli, $8.00… Grilled Bacon, $7.00… Breakfast Sausage, $6.00… Fresh Fruit, $6.00… Homemade Hash Browns, $6.00… Country Bread, Butter, Jam, $3.00

For more information, or to make reservations, please call (973) 845-6263.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

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Father's DayOn Sunday, June 19, 2016, the Gladstone Tavern, 273 Main Street, Gladstone, New Jersey, will be serving a special menu beginning at 12:00 noon, with a barbershop quartet performing from 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

The menu is noted below…

FROM THE BAR – Hoopstick: Bulleit Bourbon, Giffard Crème de Peche, House Lemonade, Fresh brewed tea, “Stick”… Get Off My Law: Laphroig 10-Year Scotch, Illegal Mescal, Orange, “Smoking Rosemary”… Oberon Cabernet Sauvignon: 2014, Napa Valley… Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout): Ml, 12.4%

STARTERS – Lobster-Corn Chowder: Lobster, Bacon, Potato, Garden Thyme… Vine-Ripe Tomato Salad: Buffalo Mozzarella, Baby Arugula, Sea Salt, Extra Virgin Olive Oil… Shellfish Bounty: 3 Snow Crab Claws, 3 Large Shrimp, 3Blue Point Oysters, Bloody Mary Mignonette

MAIN DISHES – Pastrami-Spiced Tuna Steak: Sweet & Spicy Mustard, Kimchee Broth, Soba Noodle… Wine-Braised Short Rib “Chop”: Chianti Pan Gravy, Baby Zucchini, Horseradish Whipped Potato… Seared Dry-Aged 1-Pound New York Strip Steak: House Steak Sauce Asparagus Logs, Spiced Steak Fries

DESSERT – Warm Beignets: Summer Berry Compote, Vanilla Ice Cream… Banana Cake Ice Cream Sandwich: Chocolate Malt Ice Cream, Toasted Marshmallow, Milk Chocolate Sauce, hazelnut Crumb

Reservations may be made by call (908) 234-9055.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

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Frog and Peach - Overhead ViewOn Thursday, June 23, 2016, 7:00 p.m., the Frog and the Peach, 29 Dennis Street, New Brunswick, New Jersey, will host the “Wines of Summer” wine dinner with Mark Altom.

The complete menu and wine pairings are noted below…

First Course: Smoked Pulled Pork Terrine: Tomato Onion Relish, Potato Roll Crisp, Grainy Mustard; Wine Pairing: Bedrock Rosé of Mourvèdre “Ode to Lulu,” Sonoma, California, 2015

Second Course: Portuguese Octopus à la Plancha: Watermelon, Mint, Citrus, Chorizo Oil; Wine Pairing: Argyros Estate Assyrtiko, Santorini, Greece, 2015

Third Course: Provençale Vegetable Tart: Smoked Goat Cheese, French Olive Oil; Wine Pairing: Domaine du Pesquier Gigondas, Rhône, France, 2013

Main Course: Barbecued Beef Brisket: Cipollini Onion, Cornbread; Wine Pairing: Bedrock Heritage Red, Evangelho Vineyard, Contra Costa County, California, 2014

Dessert: Tomato Sorbet: Strawberry, Cucumber, Meringue Tuile; Wine Pairing: La Spinetta “Biancospino” Moscato d’Asti, Piedmont, Italy, 2015

The cost of the “Wines of Summer” wine dinner is $120.00 per person, all-inclusive. For more information, or to make reservations, please call (732) 846-3216, ext. 0.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

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Nicholas - Fabien Castel of Ojai VineyardOn Wednesday, June 22, 2016, Restaurant Nicholas in Red Bank, New Jersey, will host another in its popular series of “Meet the Winemaker” tastings.

Nicholas Wines and OJAI Vineyard invite guests to an hour of wine and light hors d’oeuvres with winemaker Fabien Castel. OJAI wines will be available for purchase… The wines to be tasted are noted immediately below…

Ojai Santa Barbara County Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Ojai Santa Barbara County Rosé 2015

Ojai Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir 2014

Ojai Santa Maria Valley Bien Nacido Pinot Noir 2013

Ojai Santa Maria Valley Solomon Hills Pinot Noir 2012

Ojai Santa Barbara County Syrah 2014

Ojai Santa Barbara County Sebastiano Syrah 2013

The cost of the “Meet the Winemaker” wine tasting is $35.00 per person; $20.00 of the fee to be put toward wine purchase. For more information, please call (732) 345-9977.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

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Stage Left - Selbach Oster Wine DinnerOn Monday, June 13, 2006, Stage Left, 5 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, New Jersey, will host a German wine dinner headlining the benchmark vintages of the Mosel’s Selbach-Oster Winery. The special guest of the evening will be Johannes Selbach.

Hors d’oeuvres will be served at 6:30 p.m.; dinner at 7:00 p.m. The complete menu and wine pairings are noted below…

Hors d’Oeuvres: A Walk-Around Tasting of New Releases

Soft Shell Crab; Wine Pairings: Riesling Kabinett “Zeiltinger Sonnenuhr” 2014… Riesling Kabinett “Wehlener Sonnenuhr” 1992

Chicken & Rabbit Roulade: Pistachio, Vanilla, Carrots, Rabbit Mousse; Wine Pairings: Riesling “Anrecht” 2014… Riesling “Schmitt” 2014

Braised Short Rib & Roasted Maitake Mushroom: Australian Black Truffles and Marrow; Wine Pairing: Riesling Auslese “Bernkastler Badstube” 2012

Pistachio & Local Strawberry Tart; Wine Pairing: Riesling Auslese “Zeltinger Himmelreich” 2006

The cost of the Selbach-Oster wine dinner is $139.00 per person (plus tax & gratuity). For more information, or to make reservations, please call (732) 828-4444.

Bon Appétit!

TAD

 

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