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Sicilian Wine Dinner
January 13, 6:30pm at Salto in Nederland
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Hello Tangerine family,
Happy 2023 to all from the Tangerine Crews,
Tangerine’s Chef / Proprietor / Founder Alec Schuler will be doing a Sicilian themed wine dinner (a la his Arugula Restaurant days..) on 1/13 at 6:30pm at Salto in Nederland. If you haven’t been there, Salto is an awesome, large and beautiful coffee shop in Nederland, with a full kitchen! And it is where we source all our coffee for the three Tangerine Restaurants.
Alec always starts menu creation with the wine in a glass: sniffing, swirling, quaffing and sampling. Then contemplating the ideal food pairing, while referencing some Sicilian culinary heritage, conjures this one of a kind menu. Why Sicilian? On a cold Colorado January day, it’s appealing to imagine and taste Sicily!
For those who are unaware: Chef Alec created the northern Italian inspired Arugula Restaurant (which was adjacent to Tangerine Boulder) and ran the kitchen from opening in 2009 until it’s closure in 2018. Then he opened Tangerine Lafayette in 2018 and Tangerine Longmont in 2019.
The wine dinner cost is $70 for the 5 courses and $39 for the paired wine and Limoncello. Menu below.
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THE SICILIAN MENU
Bay scallop ceviche, Castelvetrano olives, blood orange, arugula, mizuna
Terrazze dell’Etna, Ciuri, 100% Nerello Mascalese – 2017
Crispy saffron, mozzarella & calamari risotto arancini over
tarragon & garlic tomato sauce
Planeta, Cerasuolo di Vittoria, Nero d’Avola 60%, Frappato 40% – 2019
Coriander charred pork tenderloin, roasted mushrooms,
Pesto alla Trapanese, mint & basil confetti
Terrazze dell’Etna, Causu Etna,
80% Nerello Mascalese, 20% Nerello Cappuccio – 2015
Seared rack of lamb, pecorino gratin crushed potatoes,
roasted broccoli, citrus-caper gremolata and anise-cocoa pan jus
Feudo Maccari, Saia, 100% Nero d’Avola – 2018
Cannoli: Kaffir lime leaf ricotta, pistachios, berries, dark chocolate
House made Limoncello
All the wines will also be available for purchase that evening.
The Tangerine Boulder location will reopen on Saturday, January 14th.