Thursday, June 7, 2012

Rock & Roll Napa Patio Party at Francesca's Intimo June 14

Francesca's Intimo (293 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045, 847-735-9235)
Jeans and rock star hair required!  Francesca's Intimo is paying homage to the rock and roll era as they host the Rock & Roll Napa Patio Party. 

A five course dinner will be served with four wine pairings from Stag's Leap Winery.  Guests also will enjoy guest speaker, Kelley Joerns from Chateau St. Michelle Winery. The cost is $52 per person excluding tax and gratuity.  Reservations are required.

The meal begins with Citrus Cured Salmon, with whipped lardo, arugula, lemon, and Tuscan bread paired with Stag's Leap Sauvignon Blanc.  The next course will be Heirloom tomatoes and watermelon salad, with red onion, basil, white balsamic, and grated ricotta salata paired with Antica Chardonnay.  The third course will feature Garlic and Rosemary roasted Leg of Lamb, figs, cipolini onions, and creamy herbed polenta and will be paired with Stag's Leap "Hand's of Time".  The next course will offer Peppercorn spiced loin of beef , with bacon braised collard greens and Tuscan Beans, served with Stag's Leap "Fay".  There will also be a light dessert course of stewed summer stone fruit with Armagnac and hazelnut gelato served with coffee.

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