by Andrew Chalk
Crave readers who enjoy French wine and steak will want to look into a wine dinner this Sunday evening at many Ruth Chris’ restaurants nationally (including Dallas and Fort Worth).
Per the press release….
–Ruth’s Chris Steak House will offer guests a chance to explore the flavors of France with “Bubbles to Bordeaux,” a five-course pairing dinner on Sunday, October 19 at 95 participating restaurants nationwide.
“Join us for a taste journey through some of the most revered wine regions of France – Champagne, Alsace, Burgundy and Bordeaux! Ruth’s Chris Steak House guests will enjoy benchmark wines alongside regionally inspired dishes that also celebrate the French-American heritage of Ruth’s birth city of New Orleans,” said Helen Mackey, Vice President of Menu Strategy and Innovation for Ruth’s Chris Steak House.
Guests are invited to share their experiences at the nationwide “Bubbles to Bordeaux” pairing dinner by referencing the hashtag: #Bubbles2Bordeaux. The featured menu includes:
-First Course: French Onion Tart, Crisp Frisée Salad with Bacon paired with Gosset Brut Excellence, Champagne, France
-Second Course: “Chicken and Dumplings” with Riesling Sauce and Leek Confit paired with Trimbach Riesling, Alsace, France
-Third Course: Duck Confit & White Bean Cassoulet with Garlic Crostini paired with Domaine Bertagna, Hautes Côtes de Nuits “Les Dames de Huguettes”, Burgundy, France
-Fourth Course: Filet Mignon served sizzling with Cabernet-Shallot Butter paired with Château De La Coste, Margaux, Bordeaux, France Accompaniments include: Haricots Verts, Cremini Mushroom and Crispy Shallot Casserole, and Garlic Mashed Potatoes
-Fifth Course: Warm Apple Pastry with Caramel Crème Anglaise and Vanilla Ice Cream paired with Château Bellevue, Monbazillac, Bordeaux, France
The price of the wine dinner $90 per person plus tax and gratuity at the Dallas and Fort Worth locations. Reservations are required for this event. For a complete list of participating restaurants, and to make reservations, visit the website.