Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Bar Lola

Tuesday I visited two more items on the Portland Food Map calendar. The opening party for the Simply Devine Brownies new store, in the Eastland Park Hotel lobby at 4:30 PM.

From there I went to the Wine Dinner at Bar Lola on Munjoy Hill.

Five courses paired with five wines from Portugal!
Chilled Mussels  Escabechie w/ pickled Peppers /  Vino Verde, 2008
Caldo Verde w/Chorizo  & Smoked Paprika / Quinta Do Alqueve 2006
Serano Ham & Cheese Torta w/Puff Pastry & Baby  Greens /
Domingos Touriga Nacional & Syrah, 2006
Herb Crusted Market Fish w saffron Cream / Nieport Twisted Douro, 2006
Nestled on a Bed of Local (Ocean Approved) Seaweed
Caramel Chocolate Rice Pudding / Nieport Ruby Port, NV

Yours truly got to taste little bites along the way and can say it tasted as good as it looked!
Website is here.
100 Congress Street | Portland, Maine 04101 | 207.775.5652 |

Tomorrow remember the Farmers Market is in Monument Square.  Black Tie Bistro has a cooking class at their Commercial Street Market. Website is here. Info about classes is at the bottom of the page.
And I will be at Cinque Terra on Dana Street in the Old Port for a "Slow Food Dinner.

1 comment:

  1. Wonderful dinner! I love Portugal's traditional food and I haven't heard of most of those wines. Thanks for the report.