FoodWire: Southern Rhone Valley Wine Dinner at Liluma, Thursday, 1.28


Liluma (238 North Euclid Avenue; website) will host a wine dinner featuring the wines of the southern Rhone Valley on Thursday, January 28, at 7 p.m. Scheduled to be on hand for the dinner will be seven winemakers from the Rhone and Châteauneuf-du-Pape. The dinner costs $95 per person. For reservations or more information, call 314-361-7771.

Chef Jim Fiala's menu and the wine pairings, after the jump...

Chicken "Pot Au Feu": Greenwood Farms chicken, root vegetables
Domaine Lafond 2008 Lirac Blanc

Rabbit Pâté: Sunrise Farm American blue rabbit, cherries
Clos de Gamot 2005
Cahors Domaine Boisson 2007 Cairanne

Roasted Duck Leg: Red-wine poached egg, frisee salad, duck stock reduction
Chateau de la Charbonniere 2007
Vacqueyras Chateau Fortia 2007 Chateanuef du Pape

Grassfed Strip Steak: Rain Crow Ranch grassfed beef, pommes purée, marrow gratin, wine jus
Le Vieux Donjon 2004 Chateaunuef du Pape
Dom. Moulin Tacussel 2001 Chateaunuef du Pape

Salted caramel shortbread with ganache