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Local Food, Global Wine Presents PorcoVino: a six course celebration of heritage hogs and artisan wines
Join MyNorth and The Towne Plaza on Tuesday, February 19th for PorcoVino, six courses of pork and wine pairings. Chef Chris Hoffman is breaking down a whole hog and incorporating it as a tasty component in each of his six dishes (even dessert). Traverse Magazine Food & Wine Editor, Tim Tebeau is pairing each course with artisan international wines representing six small growers from five countries.
For reservations to this exciting Local Food, Global Wine event call Towne Plaza at 231-929-0900. Tickets are $50/person plus tax & gratuity and include a six course dinner paired with wine.
PorcoVino Wine Dinner Menu:
Roasted seared pork belly, fried green tomato, maple cider vinaigrette
Terrine with Tenderloin Inlay
Ground shoulder, herbs, pork tenderloin, housemade Guiness whole grain mustard
Clos de la briderie Cremant de Loire Rosé ‘Pureté de Silex’ Brut NV (France)
Michigan White Bean Soup
House-smoked ham, pork stock, chardonnay, cream, herb oil
Tenuta di Sesta Camponovo 2011 (Italy)
Grilled Romaine Salad
Lemon vinaigrette, pork rind crouton, smoked lardo, shaved Pecorino
Amity Estate Pinot Blanc 2009 (Oregon)
Handmade fettuccini, egg, crispy pancetta, Parmeggiano-Reggiano
Savini Riserva 2006 (Italy)
Bacon wrapped loin, swiss chard, wild mushrooms, chevre, charred brussel sprout leaves, natural jus
Almodi ‘Tempus’ 2007 (Spain)
Housemade vanilla bacon ice cream with beignets
Niepoort Tawny Port NV (Portugal)