Funky's Previews Spring with March Spanish Wine Dinner at The Transept

Funky’s Catering Events continues its wine dinner celebrations with a Spanish themed Wine Dinner at The Transept, 1205 Elm Street, starting at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, March 16. Tickets to the event are $95 each. For more information and reservations, call (513) 841-9999.

The courses and pairings feature:

Tapas (passed)

Pimientos del Piquillo Rellenos con Jamón Serrano y Mahón (Stuffed Piquillo Peppers with Serrano and Mahon)

Alcachofas Rellenas de Huevos de Codorniz y Huevos de Trucha (Artichokes Stuffed with Quail Egg and Trout Roe)

Alas de Pollo Confitadas con Puré de Aceintunas Verdes (Chicken Wing Confit with Green Olive Puree)

Mejillones en Escabeche (Chilled Mussels in Escabeche Sauce)

Paired with Jose Pariente Verdejo 2015 Rueda

 

Primer Courso

Gazpacho con Charcutería (Three-Layer Gazpacho with Spanish Charcuterie)

Paired with Altun Rose de Tempranillo 2016 Rioja

 

Segundo Courso—Tapas

Pimientos del Padrón (Padrón Peppers Blistered with Sea Salt)

Gambas al Ajillo (Charred Prawns with Garlic, Smoked Paprika, and Parsley)

Croquetas de Jamón (Spanish Ham and Game Hen Croquettes with Chive Aioli)

Paired with Polus Graciano 2011 Rioja

 

Tercero Courso—Tapas

Espárragos y Morillas (Spring Asparagus and Fresh Morel Mushrooms)

Almejas con Limón (Grilled Razor Clams with House-Cured Lemon Oil and Confit Garlic)

Patatas Estrellalas con Jamón (Fried Potato and Eggs with Crispy Serrano Ham)

Paired with Altun Reserva 2011 Rioja

 

Principal Courso:

Rabo de Toro (Braised Oxtail, Roasted Onion and Carrot Puree with Marble Potato)

Paired with Pico Cuadro VS 2012 Ribero del Duero

 

Dessert Course

Crema Catalana con Buñuelos de Viento y Chocolate Turrón (Cinnamon Flan with a Spanish Fritter Filled with Cream and Crunchy Chocolate, Dusted with Lemon Sugar)

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