Sustainable Seafood Dinner at Acacia Mid-Town in Richmond, VA

by artfuldiner on October 31, 2009

in Breaking News, Restaurant Event, Wining and Dining

acacia-mid-town2On Wednesday, November 4th, Acacia Mid-Town, in conjunction with the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, will host the restaurant’s first sustainable seafood dinner. Vicki Clark and marine scientist Dave Rudders from VIMS will be on hand to discuss sustainable fishing and farming practices in Virginia.


Chef/proprietor Dale Reitzer, who has always had a passion for seafood and appreciates the difference good fishing practices can make in the quality of the food, has prepared a delicious 3-course dinner paired with organic, Demeter-certified wines from the Willamette Valley, Oregon.  


First Course: Scallop Flan, Mixed Field Lettuces, Shallot & Caper Vinaigrette

Wine: 2008 Montinore “Almost Dry” Riesling, Willamette Valley, Oregon


Second Course: Layered Scallop and Black Truffles, baked in House-Made Puff Pastry, Port Wine Cream Sauce

Wine: 2006 Montinore Gewürztraminer, Willamette Valley, Oregon


Third Course: Potato-Wrapped Rockfish on Local Greens Fondue, Local Crab Sauce

Wine: 2008 Montinore Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, Oregon


The cost of the sustainable seafood dinner is $35.00 per person. And the wines noted above will be available for pre-order at a special reduced price.


Reservations are recommended and will be accepted any time between 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (804) 562-0138.


 Bon Appétit!



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