Uncorked! Our favorite food/wine event in Homer, Alaska

In Adventure, Alaska Travelgram by scott

Land’s End Resort puts on a great food-n-wine event each month. Usually it’s the first Friday of the month. But they pushed it back this month to give everyone a  break after New Year’s Eve!! Here’s a shot of my chiropractor, Rick Abbott. He and his wife are having a great time at a recent “Uncorked!” event. Don’t miss out:

So, it’s coming up this Fri., Jan. 9. Here’s the line-up:

Theme: New Year’s Traditions from the Old World in Europe. Created by: Executive Chef Maggie Burns

First Course: Blini Ikura. Russian buckwheat pancake with Alaska Salmon Roe. Garnished with Creme Fraiche and chives. Wine: Codoniu Pinot Noir Brut

Second Course: White Bean Fennel Soup with Gravlax. White beans, leeks and fennel pureed and topped with a slcie of salmon gravlax and fennel frond. Wine: Dry Creek Chenin Blanc Clarksburg ’07

Third Course: British style mixed greens garnished with beets, English cucumber and tomatoes. Srteaked with a traditional Irish dressing of cider vinegar, mustard and boiled egg. Wine: Montinore Vineyard Gewurztraminer ’06

Main Course: Duck Breast with Dark Cherry Demi. Duck slow roasted in its own juices and served over dark cherry demi-glaze. Accompanied by rosemary roasted red potatoes. Wine: Foppiano Petite Sirah ’04

Dessert: Rosquillos de Vino. Spanish cookie rings adorned with red grapes and semi-hard Le Petite Basque Cheese. Wine: Gonzalez Byass

Cost: $70 per person, includes tax and gratuity. See you at the Chart Room (907)235-0406. Plan on spending the night. Era Aviation has great web specials to get you there. Check online for room specials, or call the front desk: (800)478-0400.

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