25 Lusk will be hosting a series of wine-pairing dinners this week with the legendary wines of Marin County winemaker Sean Thackrey.

From August 27-30, the restaurant will feature a number of diverse wines paired with the seasonally inspired dishes of executive chef Matthew Dolan. Thackrey will also be present on Wednesday, August 29, dining at the Clarke table at 25 Lusk. Below is a look at the menu and pairings:

THACKREY WINES TASTING MENU

ALLIGATOR FILET MIGNON

apricot curd, tarragon espuma, pink salt, fried miyagi oyster

2010 Thackrey “Lyra” Noble Vineyard Viognier Knights Valley

GALANTINE OF PEKIN DUCK

a bouquet of flowers, ranier cherries, olive and cherry coulis

Thackrey “Pleiades” XXI Old Vines California

THE BONED SHORT RIB

marrow, short rib, a neglected fig, pine bud syrup, unspoken sauce

2010 Thackrey “Sirius” Petite Sirah Eaglepoint Ranch Mendacino County

CAMEMBERT

bread

2010 Thackrey “Cassiopeia” Wentzel Vineyard Pinot Noir Anderson Valley

A DESSERT TOO EXCITING TO DESCRIBE WITH WORDS

see above

2011 Elio Perrone “Bigaro” Piedmont Italy

Dinner is $78 per person with the wine pairing an additional $45. 25 Lusk is located at 25 Lusk Street in San Francisco. Reservations can be made online or over the phone (415) 495-5875.

 

 

Photo Credit: 25 Lusk