Every year, folks around the globe celebrate France’s highly anticipated release of the Beaujolais Nouveau — a time-honored tradition symbolizing the holiday, or wine drinking, season to commence.
On the third Thursday of November, with great fanfare, bottles are opened, sampled and parties begin! Thursday, Nov. 21 at Bistro Provence, the cozy French restaurant in West Houston, owner Genevieve Guy will host the annual Beaujolais Nouveau dinner featuring the just-delivered new wine.
Bistro Provence is an imaginative institution in West Houston. Its menu is full of the French country dishes for which the region is famous for. Be sure to eyeball the evening’s full menu below…
Special guest Ed Proctor (La Cigale Wine) will also be leading a discussion of the wines. Beginning at 7 p.m., the Bistro will present the 2013 Beaujolais Nouveau served with an appetizer of sausage in brioche — the first time anyone has tasted it!
Tradition out of the way, the evening continues with four more courses, including fish, golden grape-stuffed quail, and roasted lamb with prune. Dessert is a poached pear in chocolate sauce. Each of these courses has been paired with a selected wine — tasted, tested and with high recommendations.
Here is the recipe for the roasted lamb shoulder with prunes, the fourth course of the evening.
The price is $69 per person. Tax and service not included, $35 deposit per person is required (via Paypal). Call 713-827-8008.
To view the full menu — CLICK HERE!
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