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Life is a Cabernet
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date:
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
time:
6:30 pm
cost:
$195pp
venue:
John Howie Steak
11111 NE 8th Street, #125
Bellevue, WA
info:
425-440-0878
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A limited amount of lucky guests will get the red carpet treatment on Tuesday, March 5th, at John Howie Steak in Bellevue, when the award winning chef prepares an incredible menu paired with the top selling wines of Silver Oak and Twomey Cellars. He will be joined by Tim Duncan, Executive Vice President for Silver Oak Winery, and Managing Partner of Twomey Winery, overseeing all production of these critically acclaimed wines.

Silver Oak has focused solely on producing exceptional Cabernet Sauvignon for over 40 years. Each Cab, produced from either their Napa Valley or Alexander Valley vineyards, is distinctive, food friendly and aged to be drinkable upon release. Founded in the ‘70’s by Raymond Twomey Duncan and Justin Meyer, the wines are aged exclusively in American oak. In 1999, the Duncan family created Twomey Cellars with winemaker Daniel Baron. It also has two wineries: one in Calistoga and the other in Healdsburg, where Merlot, Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc are produced using classical French technique.

Proprietor and author John Howie, together with Chef Mark Hipkiss, have designed an opulent six-course dinner, as follows:

Humboldt Fog & Roasted Beets
Candied hazelnuts, chevre vinaigrette, baby greens
Twomey, Sauvignon Blanc, Napa, CA 2009

Torchon of Foie Gras
Grapes three ways
Twomey, Pinot Noir ‘Bien Nacido Vineyard’, Santa Maria Valley CA 2009

Alaskan King Salmon
Spring chanterelles, creamed leeks, reduction
Twomey, Merlot, Napa, CA 2008

Seared Muscovy Duck Breast
Duck confit risotto, sweet peas, black truffle
Silver Oak, Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley, CA Vintages from 2004, 2005 and 2006

Dry Aged Australian Wagyu Zabuton
Porcini jam, Stilton potato cake, braised carrots, jus
Silver Oak, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, CA Vintages from 2004, 2005 and 2006

5 year Reggiano Parmigiano
Dried fruit jam, walnut crisp, red wine honey

Sweets and Truffles
Illy Café

The Silver Oak and Twomey winemaker’s dinner will start at 6:30 pm, is priced at $195.00 per person (tax and gratuity are additional), with limited seating. John Howie Steak is located in The Shops at The Bravern at 11111 NE 8th Street, Suite 125, Bellevue, Washington. For reservations please call Wilma Manchester at 425-440-0878. Available seats will be allocated on a first contact, first serve basis.

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