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A celebration of the foods and wines of the Pacific Northwest. A thematic nine course dinner with six matched wines and a single seating nightly.

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Ron's Weekly Message November 23, 2014

Our Spudtacular Salute to the Potato

Our menu this week is a tribute to the world's greatest tuber (and some would say, food, too!). The potato. This gift to humankind was a consequence of the Spanish conquistador's unslaking thirst for gold. Discovered high in the Andes mountains, the potato forever changed the culinary landscape of much of the world. The bounty of food it brought ju ...READ MORE

UberTuber

Current Theme: Über Tuber
The potato is unmatched. This “Über Tuber” is the most generous food known, producing more food per acre than any grain or legume. With over 400 varieties cultivated for 8000 years in the western Andes, Spanish Explorers brought it to Europe along with other treasure plundered in the New World. It revolutionized the diet of rich and poor, setting the stage for the end of the Middle Ages and the beginning of the Industrial Revolution. In this menu we explore this versatile food, pairing it with seafood and meat and showcasing it in many forms. Join us for a spudtacular evening, our Dinner for the Über Tuber.
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