The 16 person dinner sold out in less than 36 hours of being announced to the public. So, you’re probably wondering what everyone had for dinner, right? The night featured chefs John Howie and DJ MacIntyre for an exclusive five-course meal, showcasing the Northwest’s most sought-after ingredient – the black truffle. The locally harvested and artfully crafted dishes range from seared scallops with shaved black truffles to black truffle mashed potatoes, each paired perfectly with wines selected by wine director and advanced sommelier Erik Liedholm. The dinner was priced at $125.
SEATTLE, WA – The coveted burgundy guide host’s its first Zagat Presents dinner in Seattle. The world’s leading provider of consumer survey-based information on where to eat, drink, stay & play worldwide is slowly making a stronger presence in Seattle through private dinners and events. The first dinner was held at John Howie’s, Seastar Restaurant and Raw Bar in Westlake on February 22nd, 2012.
Fillo triangles with Chevre and black truffle paired with a Lucien Albrecht, Rose, Cremant d’Alsace, France
Porcini Mushroom Soup: Black truffle creme paired with Gonzalez Byass, AB, Amontillado, Jerez, Spain
Atlantic Diver Scallops with Shaved Black Truffles: Chablis creme, crispy herb risotto cake, white-truffle infused olive oil, chervil paired with Joseph Drouhin, Macon-Villaages, France 2010
Roasted Pork Tenderloin: Black truffle mashed potatoes, and truffle infused veal jus paired with Stoller, Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, OR 2009
Truffle Ice Cream: Smoked hazelnut tuile, illy Coffee
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