Published January 15, 2013
There are two great events on Thursday combining drink and food that have valley foodies licking their chops at the menus and beverages being offered. Both events offer creative combinations of food and drink that will surely please those who enjoy a good meal and excellent drink to go with it.
Thirsty Dog Beer Dinner at The Magic Tree Pub and Eatery at 6:30PM
Hosted by Thirsty Dog Co-Owner John Najeway
Course 1: Savory and Spicy Steamed Mussels paired with Irish Setter Red Ale
Course 2: Fresh Aracadian Greens with Pecans, Green Raisins and Feta Cheese paired with Raspberry Ale
Course 3: Sriracha and Barbecue Shrimp paired with Smoked Black Lager
Course 4: Pan Seared and Amber Apple Blackened Chicken with Citra Dog IPA
Course 5: Siberian Magic Lava Cake with Siberian Night Stout
The event is completely sold out. You might want to call or message The Magic Tree to see if anyone cancels and some spots open up.
Station Square and Valley Vino Discovery Series Wine Taste at 6:30PM
Wine 1: Cloud Line Pinot Gris
Appetizer: Parmesan Calimari, Entree: Haddock Napolitana
Wine 2: Buehler Russian River Valley Chardonnay
Appetizer: Fresh Ahi Tuna, Entree: Risoto Mare e Monti
Wine 3: Cinque Scudi Syrah
Appetizer: Suffed Hot Peppers, Entree: Old Fashioned Prime Short Ribs
Wine 4: Steel Wines "Outcast" Red Blend
Appetizer: Cajun Filet Tips, Entree: Colorado Lamb Chops
Wine 5: Shed Horn Cellars "Non Typical" RedBlend
Appetizer: Antipasto Platter, Entree: Lightly Charred Filet Mignon (cut by the OZ)
You can call Station Square or log on to www.myvalleyvino.com to make a reservation for this event.
It's cool to see two great events in one night for valley beer, wine and food enthusiasts. Kudos to The Magic Tree and Station Square Ristorante for their creativity and passion to provide quality events like these for us!