Lilly’s invites guests to enjoy a special evening of fine wine and cuisine at the Argentina Wine Dinner on Thursday, Jan. 24! Beginning at 6:30 p.m., the five-course dinner is inspired by executive chef/owner Kathy Cary’s recent travels throughout Argentina’s culinary landscape and will feature dishes ranging from empanadas to homemade porcini pappardelle and chorizo gnocchi. Each course will be paired with a select Argentine wine. In attendance will be wine expert David DuBou of Vintner Select who will speak in depth about the wines featured at the dinner. The cost to attend is $85 per person, plus tax and gratuity. For more information or to make a reservation, call the restaurant at 502-451-0447.
The Argentina Wine Dinner menu is as follows:
Stone Cross Farm pork empanadas with avocado, tomato and lemon salsa
2011 Altivo Torrontés “Vineyard Selection,” Salta
Ruby Red Truchas
Parsnip encrusted ruby red trout with lemon risotto and basil foam
2009 Altivo Chardonnay-Viognier “Barrel Selection,” Valle de Uco
Homemade Porcini Pappardelle
Wild mushrooms, red sauce, red wine poached duck egg and black pepper goat cheese
2011 Colonia las Liebres Bonarda, Mendoza
Bone-in rib-eye with peppercorn rubbed New York strip steak, chimichurri sauce and chorizo gnocchi
2007 Vale la Pena Malbec “Laurel Glen Vineyard,” Mendoza
Selection of cheeses with grilled bread
2010 Altos las Hormigas Malbec “Vista Flores Single Vineyard,” Valle de Uco
Located at 1147 Bardstown Road, Lilly’s, A Kentucky Bistro offers a fine dining experience reflective of the original flavors of the Bluegrass state. The restaurant features organic produce, grass-fed beef and artisanal cheeses from local family farmers and producers. Lilly’s is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for lunch and 5 to 10 p.m. for dinner. For more information, call 502-451-0447, visit www.Lillyslapeche.com or follow the restaurant on Facebook and Twitter.