Multiple courses prepared by numerous chefs, plus wine, cheese, bourbon and tequila; these are the elements of four events taking place in Louisville during the next two weeks. We list them chronologically.
Bordeaux Wine Dinner at Varanese on Tuesday, August 20th
Varanese is hosting a six-course dinner paired with wines from Bordeaux, France, with guest speaker and guide Jean-Sebastien Calvet of Aquitaine Wines. The Wine Rack is helping sponsor this event. Cost is $65/person plus tax & gratuity (food only option also available) and begins at 7:0 p.m., with a reception preceding at 6:30 p.m. RSVP to Varanese at 502-899-9904 or visit the restaurant’s Facebook site. https://www.facebook.com/dinevaranese
Lunazul Tequila bottle signing and tasting with Louisville City FC players and coach
- Wednesday, August 21st, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Liquor Barn Springhurst
- Thursday, August 22nd, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Liquor Barn Middletown
Louisville City FC’s new season is underway with Lunazul Tequila (a Heaven Hill-owned brand) returning as the team’s “Official Tequila,” celebrating the affiliation with a limited edition Lunazul Blanco bottle. It’s available at Liquor Barn while supplies last.
Food Literacy Project’s 10th Annual Field-to-Fork Dinner at the Regency on Thursday, August 22
Proceeds from the event will support the Food Literacy Project at Oxmoor Farm and its expansion to Iroquois Urban Farm in South Louisville. The dinner features signature cocktails, wine and beer, canapes, chilled soup, fish, meat and vegetarian courses and dessert.
Participating chefs include Chef Bruce Ucan -The Mayan Café; Chef Patrick Roney – Ashbourne Farms; Chef Trevor DeCuir – Morel’s Catering; Chef Ernest Pierre – Open Caribbean Kitchen; Chef Ming Pu – 502 Bar & Bistro; Chef Michael Hargrove – River City Supper Club; and Mixologist Evi Fenton – Farm to Fork Catering.
Tickets are $125 and can be purchased online at Food Literacy Project.
Bourbons Bistro Bourbon + Cheese Experience on Wednesday, August 28 at 6:30 pm
Bourbons Bistro’s “Bourbon + Cheese Experience” is the third in a series of informative pairings. Bourbons Bistro owner Jason Brauner teams with Will “The Cheese Guy” Eaves from Lotsa Pasta to match five new bourbons with five cheeses. A cocktail reception begins at 6:30, followed by the pairings. Cost is $45 per person + tax and gratuity; call 502-894-8838 or visit the Bourbons Bistro web site — and take note that there’ll be a Bourbons Bistro feature in the forthcoming edition of Food & Dining Magazine, hitting streets in early September.