We had the eight course tasting dinner with this menu and the restaurant's wine selections.
Sauteéd soft-shell crab with heirloom tomatoes, avocado, bagna cauda and dill.
Haton, Rosé Champagne, Dampery, France, Brut NV
Rainbow trout with Serrano ham, asparagus, manila clams, and romesco
Fra Guerau, Monsant, Rosé, Spain 2005
Quail with cured pork, chanterelle Musrooms and shell pea puree
Javillier, Aloxe-Corton, Burgundy, France 2002
Roasted Veal Tenderloin with tarragon, crispy sweetbreads. and porcini mushrooms
Les Vins de Vienne, Cornas, Las Barcillants, France, 1999
Grilled Lamb Ribeye with Meerugez sausage and moroccan spices
Domain du Pegau, Châteauneuf du Pape, France 2002
Taleggio with fig and shallot jam
Kracher, Cuvee Beerenauslese, Austria, 220
Ginger plum sorbet with plum and mint salad
Chocalate Mango Coulant with mango raspberry sorbet and macerated raspberries
Banyuls Rimage, Les CLos de Pauliles, Roussillon, France 2003
This was a bit of change from this afternoon's baseball game at the Metrodome that some of us attended and tomorrow mornings trip to the Mall of America.