Cafe Del Rey and Inception Wines offer a four-course dinner menu

Cafe del Rey in Marina del Rey is offering a four-course prix fixe dinner menu created by Executive Chef Daniel Roberts along with a selection of Inception Wines‘ Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from Santa Barbara County on March 21 at 6:30 PM for $75 per person.

The menu will include passed Canapés of either House-Cured Salmon (wheat blini, lemon crème fraîche, and white sturgeon caviar) or Lobster Ceviche (mango, Serrano pepper, cucumber, vanilla, coconut water, and red bell peppers) with a ’09 Chardonnay. Each course features wine pairings and include Burrata (herb salad, Kumato tomato, baguette crostini, blood orange-infused avocado oil, and saba), Seared Foie Gras (seared ahi tuna, black tea, brioche croûte, and currant compote, with a Pinot Noir reduction), Sonoma Lamb (herb marinade, warm quinoa salad, pomegranate, and an English pea and mint purée), and a duo of Whipped Brie and Vanilla Mascarpone Tart with Pinot Noir-poached cherries, truffle-salted carob, and blackberry. 4451 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292. 310-823-6395.

Photography provided by Lisa Cohen for CAFE del REY

Cafe del Rey hosts Summerland Winery for a wine paired dinner

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. Read More

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Where is Marina del Rey?

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What do you do in MDR?

Here’s a short list.

Or you could do what we did, venture onto a chartered sportfishing boat and catch your dinner. Read More