March Monday Dinners at Du Vin
Every Monday evening, Brasserie Du Vin presents an informal prix-fixe three-course wine dinner for$49 (plus tax and gratuity).
Here’s a look at March’s Monday menus:
March 1 – Mediterranean Musings
Mussels and pomme frites.
Mediterranean mussels steamed in roasted garlic veloute (sauce)
Paired with Bibi Graetz ‘Casamatta Bianco,’ Tuscany, Italy, 2008
Bronzini (Mediterranean Sea Bass) stuffed with roasted tomatoes and Meyer lemons, over herb-infused wild rice
Paired with Perrin & Fils Reserve, Cotes du Rhone, Rhone Valley, France, 2007
Stellar Bay oysters (British Columbia) served on the half shell with a lychee mignonette
Paired with Zardetto Prosecco, Veneto, Italy, NV
March 8 – Asian Accents
Photos: courtesy of Du Vin
Scallop ceviche napoleon, taro chips, tomatoes, red onion, lime and cilantro
Paired with Elk Cove Pinot Gris, Willamette, Oregon, 2008
Butterfish steamed in a banana leaf and served with a jicama citrus slaw
Paired with Tangley Oaks Chardonnay, Santa Barbara County, California, 2005
Coconut curried coq au vin over Kaffir lime leaf-infused basmati rice
Paired with Fontanafredda Briccotondo Barbera, Piedmont, Italy, 2008
March 22 – Very Blueberry
Maple-braised pork belly with blueberries and a mint-almond slaw
Paired with La Meridiana ‘La Gagie,’ Barbera D’Asti, Piedmont, Italy, 2006
London broil, blueberry mustard demi glace, brabant potatoes and caramelized onions
Paired with Betts & Scholl ‘the OG Grenache,’ Barossa Valley, Australia, 2006
Blueberry tart, blueberry crème anglaise topped with buttermilk gelato
Paired with Graham’s 10 Year- Old Tawny Port, Douro, Portugal
March 29 – Nutty for Peanuts!
Roasted quail, boiled peanuts, pickled grapes, crostini and fried plantain
Paired with Famega ‘Vino Verde,’ Minho, Portugal, 2008
Grilled Shutome (swordfish), horseradish foam and wasabi peanuts
Paired with Tandem ‘Van der Kemp,’ Pinot Noir, Sonoma Mountain, California, 2006
Foie gras torchon (poached), candied peanuts, toast points with a blackberry coulis
Paired with Royal Tokaji ‘Red Label,’ Hungary, 2005
On Monday, March 15th, Du Vin will be closed for a private event, so no pairing dinner will be offered that week.
Seating starts at 6:00 p.m. and reservations are recommended. The three-course dinner is also available without the wine pairing.
Reservations are required for the weekly wine dinner and can be made by calling 808-545-1115.
Du Vin also has two other weekly events it’s Tuesday Tastings and Sessions at Du Vin every Wednesday.
The courtyard at Du Vin.
Wine Tasting Tuesdays
The schedule has been set for March 2, 9 and 23 (March 16 and 30 t.b.d.) The Tuesday Tastings event is a casual and affordable way to learn about different wine makers and varietals. Du Vin changes the themes of the tastings weekly.
The tasting is offered for $20, which includes tastings of 6-8 different wines and a cheese and fruit platter. A half-off appetizer menu also available to wine tasting guests. Seating starts at 6:00 p.m. and is limited and reservations are required.
Sessions @ Du Vin Wednesday
Sessions @Du Vin every Wednesday. Photo: courtesy of Du Vin.
Sessions @ Du Vin is a showcase of live, local musicians every Wednesday at the restaurant. There is no cover to come and listen and the performers change weekly with music starting at 7:00 p.m.
Here’s the schedule for March:
- March 3 – The Stewart and Chris Jazz Duo. Featuring Stewart Cunningham on piano and vocals
and Chris Roth on upright bass. Musical interpretations of American standards, big band jazz classics,
along with contemporary music.
- March 10 – The Hotclub of Hulaville. With the talented Sonny Silva, his band and Ginai. A crowd
favorite, presenting Gypsy and European jazz, along with classic American jazz and show tunes.
- March 17 – Bernardo and Rogerio. On this St. Paddy’s Day, these two Latin musicians will bring a
bit of the Irish to the night. Salsa, samba and other high-energy music.
- March 24 – Dennis Wilson Quartet. Featuring Dennis Wilson on trumpet and coronet, Danny
Caparoso on Jazz guitar, Chris Roth on bass and Ethan Capone on piano.
- March 31 – Michael Tannenbaum and Nick Gertsson. Presenting an evening of jazz, slack key
guitar and Celtic-inspired tunes.
Call 808-545-1115 for more information.