“Tastes of the Sea” Tasting Menu at Restaurant Nicholas

by artfuldiner on July 30, 2015

in Breaking News, New Jersey Event, Restaurant Event, Special Events, Wine Dinner, Wining and Dining

Nicholas - Tastes of the Sea DinnerOn Thursday, August 20, 2015, 7:00 p.m., Restaurant Nicholas in Red Bank, New Jersey, will present a special “Tastes of the Sea” menu.

Gaining inspiration from artisans and purveyors, Chefs Nicholas Harary and Michael Metzner will take guests on a culinary tour of the very best seafood and produce the Garden State has to offer. The evening will begin with Hudson Big Eye Tuna followed by Barnegat Light Sea Scallops, Local Black Bass, and Upside Down Jersey Peach Cake.

The complete menu and wine pairings are noted below…

First Course: Hudson Canyon Big Eye Tuna Crudo, Chimicurri, Tomato Powder, Cucumber Salsa, Toasted Jersey Corn; Wine Pairing: 2014 Luberon, Grenache Blanc, Les Chatagnier, Domaine de la Citadelle

Second Course: Seared Barnegat Light Scallops, Grilled Long Sweet Peppers, Grilled Shallots, Wild Arugula, 50-year Aged Sherry Vinaigrette; Wine Pairing: 2011 Carneros, Chardonnay, Etude

Third Course: Jersey Crab Boil, Blue Crabs, Clams, Calamari, Fluke, Old Bay Consommé; Wine Pairing: 2014 Coteaux d’Aix en Provence, Rosé, Château Revelette

Fourth Course: Seared Local Black Bass, Smoked Potato Purée, Wild Mushroom, Baby Leeks, Preserved Lemon Brown Butter; Wine Pairing: 2013 Willamette Valley, Pinot Noir, Hyland Vineyard, Trousses Chemises

Fifth Course: Upside Down Jersey Peach Cake, Toffee Sauce, Butterscotch Ice Cream; Wine Pairing: 2002 Bacharacher Wolfshole, Riesling Auslese, Ratzenberger

The cost of the “Tastes of the Sea” menu is $135.00 per person; $185.00 per person with wine pairings (plus tax & gratuity).

For more information, or to make reservations, please call (732) 345-9977.

Bon Appétit!


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