Food Drink Report

Cafe del Rey hosts Summerland Winery for a wine paired dinner

On January 19 at 6:30 PM

Teaming up with Cafe del Rey is the Central Coast’s Summerland Winery to bring you a special group “wining and dining” event. The event showcases the best of both groups with a four course dinner pairing for $65 per person at 6:30 PM on January 19, 2012. Summerland Winery Founder Nebil “Bilo” Zarif will be attending the event offering tasting notes, sharing history and answering questions. 4451 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292. 310-823-6395.

Four courses:

Apple & Currant-Stuffed Quail, wrapped in pancetta and served with haricot vert, almonds, and spiced Chardonnay gastrique
Paired with 2010 Summerland Chardonnay, Bien Nacido Vineyard

Zatar Monkfish with leek confit, herb-roasted new potatoes, and saffron emulsion
Paired with 2008 Summerland Pinot Noir, Rancho Santa Rosa Vineyard

Lamb Duo with apricot-braised shank and goat cheese-crusted loin, served with mint-apricot couscous and coriander crème fraîche
Paired with 2007 Summerland Trio, Rhone Blend, Santa Ynez Valley

Orange Muscat-Poached Pear, spiced with vanilla and served with brûléed brie and a hazelnut tuille
Paired with 2009 Summerland Orange Muscat, Santa Barbara County