Savor Argentina Wine Dinner at Lilly’s on January 24th

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You know that Lilly’s is a great place to find fantastic food. After all, it’s been around since 1988 and Chef/Owner Kathy Cary, who has been recognized far and wide for her skills, never fails to provide satisfying American/Southern cuisine. She’s cool beyond cool, and this Thursday, January 24th, the crew at Lilly’s Bistro is hosting a 5-course Argentina wine dinner at 6:30 PM!

Each course will be paired with a selected wine from Argentina, and wine expert David DuBou of Vintner Select will be on hand to speak about the wines and how/why they were chosen for each dish. Below is the menu:
1st Course
Stone Cross Farm Pork Empanadas with Avocado, Tomato, and Lemon Salsa
Wine: 2011 Altivo Torrontes “Vineyard Selection”, Salta
2nd Course
Ruby Red Truchas
Parsnip-encrusted Ruby Red Trout with Lemon Risotto and Basil Foam
Wine: 2009 Altivo Chardonnay-Viognier “Barrel Selection”, Valle de Uco
3rd Course
Homemade Porcini Pappardelle
Wild Mushrooms, Red Sauce, Red Wine-Poached Duck Egg, and Black Pepper Goat Cheese
Wine: 2011 Colonia Las Liebres Bonarda, Mendoza
4th Course
Bone-in Rib-eye with Peppercorn-Rubbed New York Strip Steak, Chimichurri, and Chorizo Gnocchi
Wine: 2007 Vale la Pena Malbec “Laurel Glen Vineyard”, Mendoza
5th Course
Cheese Tasting
Selection of Cheeses with Grilled Bread
Wine: 2010 Altos las Hormigas Malbec “Vista Flores Single Vineyard”, Valle de Uco
This dinner is $85 per person plus tax and gratuity. To make reservations, call (502) 451-0447.
If you can’t make it to this fabulous sounding dinner, be sure to stop in soon! Did you know that one of their menu items is “Pretzel-Crusted Sea Scallops with Celery Root Risotto, Kale, Crispy Prosciutto, and Lobster Bisque”? Now you do.
See you Thursday!
Lilly’s Bistro
1147 Bardstown Road
(502) 451-0447
Open: Tuesday through Saturday from 11 AM to 3 PM and 5 PM to 10 PM
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