For Immediate Release Contact: Sherry Apostol
April 12, 2010 email@example.com
“SONOMA IN THE CITY: LOS ANGELES”
Mélisse Restaurant Celebrates Northern California Winemakers for One Night
(Los Angeles) — Mélisse is delighted to offer a distinctive dinner menu featuring four Sonoma Vineyards on Wednesday, May 5th, in the Olivia Room. The four-course menu paired with wines from the Alexander Valley in Sonoma County is priced at $150 (tax and gratuity not included). The event will provide attendees an opportunity to talk with the winemakers and meet the people that make Sonoma County unique. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 310-395-0881. Seating begins at 6:30pm.
Rolled Goat Cheese with Grapes and Chopped Pistachios
Salmon with Potato Blini
Hamachi, Celery, Meyer Lemon
Souverain 2008 Sauvignon Blanc Alexander Valley, Sonoma County
Porcini Mushrooms, Eggplant, Rich Broth
Stryker Sonoma 2007 OZ Vineyard Semillon, Alexander Valley, Sonoma County
Munselle Vineyards 2007 Shadrach Chardonnay, Alexander Valley, Sonoma County
Roasted Stuffed Quail
Forbidden Rice, Kale, Spiced Black Olive Tapenade
Skipstone 2006 Oliver’s Blend, Alexander Valley, Sonoma County
Skipstone 2005 Oliver’s Blend, Alexander Valley, Sonoma County
Rib Eye and Braised Short Ribs
Dijonnaise, Fava Beans, Bordelaise Sauce
Stryker Sonoma 2005 Estate Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley, Sonoma County
Munselle Vineyards 2006 Coyote Crest Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley, Sonoma County
Souverain 2005 Winemakers Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley, Sonoma County
Chef Josiah Citrin’s honors include: Two Stars by Michelin Guide, #1 for Top Food in Los Angeles (2006, 2008, 2009) and #1 American-French Restaurant for Food in Los Angeles (2003-2010) by Zagat Guide, Four Stars by Mobile Travel Guide (2001-2009), Wine Spectator Best Award of Excellence (2001-2008), and Top 40 Restaurants by Gayot.com since 2006.
For more information about Chef Citrin or Mélisse, please call 310.395.0881 or visit the website at http://www.melisse.com. Mélisse is located at 1104 Wilshire Blvd. in Santa Monica, CA.