Slow Food C-U has announced a tentative menu for their Sunday, May 19 dinner at Buvons. The venerable Mark Hartstein, who you may know for his work with Black Dog Smoke & Ale House, Buvons, and the Eastern Illinois Foodbank, will serve as chef for this dinner. Todd Fusco, of Buvons, and Lisa Odum, of Maverick Distributing, will pair the wines with the food.
The menu and wine pairings “will be something like this:”
asparagus, soft egg, milk skin
2011 Elena Walch Pinot Bianco
pea tendrils, chicken & mushrooms, soft-shelled crab
2011 Statti Gaglioppo
ramps, marrow braised radishes, short rib
2011 Andezon Cotes du Rhone
rhubarb, pancake, thyme ice cream
Niepoort Tawny Port
The cost for the dinner, which includes a wine pairing and tip, is $70.00 per person. You can purchase tickets here.