Starting on Thursday, June 7, the restaurant will be partnering with local vintners, offering a tasting menu with wine pairings included. The events will be held the first Thursday of the month through the rest of 2012.
The first two dinners are already set with Keller Estate pairing with executive chef Austin Perkins in June and Thumbprint Cellars on hand in July.
Below are the menus for each month, wines included:
June 7th Vintners’ Dinner
Featuring Keller Estate and Winemaker Ana Keller
Raw Preston Point Oysters | peach glacage
La Cruz Vineyard Rose, 2010
Lemon Cured Salmon | dill caper aioli
Wood Fired Salmon | mushroom ragout, meyer lemon-basil gremolata
La Cruz Vineyard Chardonnay, 2009
La Cruz Vineyard Chardonnay, 2008
Berkshire Pork Loin | bing cherry jus, collard greens
Keller Estate El Coro Pinot Noir, 2008
Bellwether Fromage Blanc Tart | seascape strawberries, pinot gris jelly
La Cruz Vineyard Pinot Gris, 2009
July 5th Vintners’ Dinner
Featuring Thumbprint Cellars and Winemaker Scott Lindstrom-Dake
Raw Marin Miyagi Oysters | white peach mignonette
Viognier, Dry Creek Valley, J&B Schmidt Vineyard, 2010
Ahi Tuna and Mushroom Involtini | merlot reduction, red wine arancini
Three Some, Dry Creek Valley, 2008
Veal Stuffed Cavendish Farms Quail | sage oil, dried cherry jus
Merlot, Dry Creek Valley, Candy Shop Vineyard, 2009
Wild Boar Sugo | rosemary polenta, heirloom tomato salsa
Petite Sirah Dry Creek Valley, Candy Shop Vineyard, 2009
Each dinner is $89 per person, exclusive of tax or gratuity. There is one seating each night at 7:00 p.m.
The “Wine Wednesdays” promotion offers diners 50 percent off of every bottle on the wine list, including reserve vintages, every Wednesday for the rest of the year.
Nick’s Cove Restaurant, Oyster Bar & Cottages is located at 23240 Highway One in Marshall on the West Marin County coastline.
Photo Credit: Nick’s Cove