Quince restaurant in Evanston will hold a wine dinner featuring wines from the portfolio of Robert Houde. Houde, formerly head sommelier at Charlie Trotter's, is a local importer and distributor of fine wines. On Thursday, January 30 at 6:30 p.m., he and Executive Chef Andy Motto will lead a four course, seafood-centric meal (Tom Yum Gai; Black Cod; Monk Fish; Pear Dessert) paired with four wine selections. The seafood will be sourced from Seafood Merchants in Vernon Hills. The menu is outlined below.
The wine dinner is $80 per guest. Reservations may be made by calling Quince at847-570-8400.
Wine Dinner Menu
Tom Yum Gai - Chicken, Lobster, Herbs, Spice
Pairing: Selbach Saar Riesling Spatlese 2011
Black Cod - Miso, Grape, Mushroom, Leek
Pairing: Bourillions-Dorleans Vouvray Sec "La Coulee d'Argent 2011
Monk Fish - Mediterranean Flavors, Lavender, Veal Reduction
Pairing: Saint Gayan Cotes du Rhone "Trecartes" 2011
Pear - Basil, Candied Lemon, Meringue
Pairing: Leitz Reisling "Dragonstone" 2012
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