Rhone Wine Dinner at 12th Ave Grill

On Wednesday, October 28th, 12th Ave Grill will host a special seasonal wine dinner pairing rustic food with the wines of the Rhone. The Kaimuki restaurant will celebrate autumn with this wine pairing experience is close to Chef Kevin Hanney’s culinary heart.

Chef/owner Kevin Hanney. Photo: Monte Costa

The famous sunshine and rugged stony vineyards of the Rhone combine to create concentrated and palate pleasing wines. Chef Kevin’s pairings offer rustic ingredients of grilled lamb, garlic, olives, anchovies and fresh seafood resulting in an evening of bold regional flavors you won’t want to miss.

First Course
Poached Ahi & Mussel Stew with Artichoke Hearts & Saffron-Sorrel Broth
Paired with Cave de Pomérols Picpoul de Pinet 2008

Second Course
Roast Big Island Wild Boar with Olives & Anchovies
Paired with Château de Ségriès Tavel Rosé 2008

Third Course
Tomato braised Colorado Lamb Rolls stuffed with house cured Boar Belly on Fresh Egg Noodles
Paired with Domaine Philippe & Vincent Jaboulet Crozes-Hermitage Rouge 2005

Provencal Pumpkin Pie with Manoa Honey-Pistachio Nougat & Malted Ice Cream
Paired with Domaine des Bernardins Muscat de Beaumes de Venise 2006

Click here to see the official menu (with wine tasting notes).

The Rhone Wine Dinner is avaiable for $65.00 plus tax & tip. Early seatings at  5:30 or 6:00 p.m. (2 hr reservation) with second seatings at 7:30 or 8:00 p.m.

Call 808-732-9469 for reservations or more information.

12th Ave Grill is located at 1145C 12th Avenue in Honolulu HI (off Waialae Ave). www.12thavegrill.com.