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Local Food, Global Wine: PorcoVino Wine Dinner at The Towne Plaza

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February 19, 2013
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Towne Plaza
202 East State Street
Traverse City, MI United States



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:

Belly Amuse

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)

Fettuccini Carbonara

Handmade fettuccini, egg, crispy pancetta, Parmeggiano-Reggiano  

Savini Riserva 2006 (Italy)

Stuffed Loin

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)

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