February is Black History Month and in honor of this month-long celebration of African American culture and history, the restaurant 1300 on Fillmore has teamed up with four of the best African-American-owned wineries in the country to present a special menu for the month of February.

For Black History Month, Chef David Lawrence created a special menu (see below) and paired wines from several outstanding African-American wineries, including Brown, Esterlina and Everett Ridge Vineyards & Winery. Chef Lawrence’s included his own pinot noir, as well.


Black History Month Menu

Four Course Dinner $65.00, with Wine Pairing Flight $95.00

First Course

Mache Salad with Dungeness Crab, Shaved Fennel and Apple-Blood Orange Aioli

2009 Sauvignon Blanc, Everett Ridge Vineyards & Winery, Dry Creek Valley

Second Course

Potato and Smoked Ham Hock Beignet, Black Trumpet Mushrooms

2007 Pinot Noir, 1300, Chef Cuvee David Lawrence, Sonoma


Crispy Skin Loch Duart Salmon-Myer Lemon Confit

Sweet Potato Risotto, Swiss Chard, Red Wine Thyme Glaze


Grilled Ribeye Steak

Yukon Gold Potato Hash, Tarragon BĂ©arnaise Sauce

2006 Cabernet Sauvignon, Brown Estate, Napa Valley


Handcrafted Petit Fours and Truffles

House made Sorbet

2005 Esterlina Port, Sonoma County