We love these great food-and-wine events at Land’s End in Homer, Alaska. When you go, stay at one of the Land’s End Lodges. Here’s a shot of one with the fireplace going to take the chill off the morning!
Chef Maggie Burns always comes up with some creative themes for these monthly get-togethers at the Chart Room at the End of the Spit.
This month’s theme for the Fri., Nov. 6 “Uncorked!”: The Southwest
First course: Scallop Salad. â€¨Seared scallops on crispy tortillas with jalapeno pesto and avocado puree (YUM!). â€¨Served on a bed of arugula with chipotle cream.
Wine: Charles Smith, Kung Fu Girl Riesling â€˜08
Second course: Chili Verde soup. â€¨A thick flavorful soup made with slow-roasted pork in a green chili sauce of jalapeno, â€¨tomatillos, green chilies and garlic.
Wine: A to Z, Chardonnay â€˜07
Third Course. Tamale de Elote. â€¨Fresh corn tamale filled with shredded beef. Served with a Manchanantel sauce â€“ an ancho chili â€¨sauce made with ancho chilies, pineapple, banana, & spices.
Wine: Altozano, Tempranillo Cabernet â€˜06
Fourth Course. Pollo Chorizo. â€¨Chicken breast stuffed with homemade chorizo sausage and goat cheese. â€¨Served with poblano corn sauce and twice-baked potatoes with smoked chilies.
Wine: Condado de Haza, Ribero del Duero â€˜05
Dessert. Chocolate Taco. A chocolate taco filled with hazelnut chocolate mousse and strawberry kiwi salsa.
Wine: Toro Albala, Don PX Gran Reserva â€˜79
Tickets are $70 per person, which includes tax and gratuity. Call the â€¨Chart Room Restaurant at (907) 235-0406.
Stay the night. For our out-of-town guests, consider the “Uncorked with a Room” package. Also available: Fly/stay packages with Era Aviation. â€¨Call (800) 478-0400.
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