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Los Angeles Revue Gala Tasting Menu

Jill Davie { Josie }

Seared Sepia with Merguez Sausage and Beluga Lentils
wine pairing Grenache Rosť, Verdad, Arroyo Grande Valley, California, 2005

Short Ribs Tagine with Toasted Couscous


Lee Gross { M Café de Chaya }

Wild Scottish Smoked Salmon Benedict with Soy Hollandaise
wine pairing Chardonnay, White Rock, Napa Valley, California, 2002

Crispy Tempeh with Coconut Creamed Lentils


Sean Hardy { The Belvedere at The Peninsula Beverly Hills }

Hudson Valley Foie Gras "Lollipops"
wine pairing Demi-Sec, Gruet, New Mexico, NV

Spicy Lobster, Truffle Emulsion and White Corn Pudding


Mohammad Islam { Chateau Marmont }

Seared Cervena Venison Loin with California Cherry Compote
wine pairing Pinot Noir, George 'Vintage II,' Russian River Valley, California, 2004

Manchego Ravioli with Asparagus, Chanterelle Mushroom Crudo


Ludovic Lefebvre { Bastide }

Deconstruction of Bloody Mary

Fried Vermicelli, Langoustines and Clams with Cinnamon Butter
wine pairing Semillon, Ruston 'Juliana Vineyard,' Napa Valley, California, 2003


David LeFevre { Water Grill }

Slow-Poached Sturgeon with Horseradish-Celery-Red Radish Salad
wine pairing
Chardonnay/Viognier Blend, Qupe Bien Nacido Cuvee, Santa Maria Valley, California, 2005

Wasabi Marinated Tuna with Red Radish Puree and Shiso


David Lentz { Hungry Cat }

Baked Maine Oysters, Black Kale, Applewood Smoked Bacon

Grilled Marlin with Cranberry Beans, Braised Leeks and Pappardelle
wine pairing Chardonnay, Stuhlmuller, Alexander Valley, California 2005


James Richardson { Nook }

Jumbo Shrimp with Sweet Corn Succotash

Kurobuta Pork Belly with Black Eyed Peas and Shiitake Mushrooms
wine pairings
Cabernet Sauvignon, Vineyard 7, Spring Mountain, California, 2002
Chardonnay, Vineyard 8, Spring Mountain, California, 2002


Jason Travi { La Terza }

Smoked Eel Salad, Orange Segment, Radish, Arugula

Chestnut Ravioli with Sage Brown Butter
wine pairing Grenache, Havens 'Cave Dog,' Napa Valley, California, 2004


Host Chef Gregg Wangard
{ Ocean & Vine at The Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel }

Salad Lyonnaise

Prime Short Rib Osso Bucco with Beets and Salsify
wine pairing Proprietary Red, Robert Sinskey Vineyard Reserve, Napa Valley, California, 1999


Pastry Chef Elizabeth Belkind { Grace }

Maple-Glazed Doughnuts, Roasted Apples and Cider Ice Cream

Sweet Corn Crème Caramel with Corn Ice Cream
wine pairing Gewurztraminer Passito, Francis Tannahill, Oregon, 2004


Pastry Chef Kristy Choo { Jin Patisserie }

Mascarpone with Banana and Pistachios

Spring Bouquet: Meringue with Passionfruit Mousse and Mango
wine pairing Riesling, Joseph 'La Magia,' Eden Valley, Australia, 2004


Pastry Chef Ron Mendoza { Ortolan }

Smoked White Chocolate Mousse with Meyer Lemon Saffron Granita

Milk Confit Cake, Grapefruit Sorbet, Pistachio Ice Cream
wine pairing Semillon, Lillypilly 'Noble Blend,' Australia, 2002


Bar Chef Vincenzo Marianella { Providence }

Rhode Island Red


Sommelier Matthew Straus { Wilshire }
Fine Wine Pairings with Each Chef’s Signature Dish
Wine Tips: How to Tell Your Parents That You are a Sommelier


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   Published: April 2006