American Feast

Chef Brian Volmrich welcomed us to Braddock’s American Brasserie at the Renaissance
Hotel downtown Pittsburgh for a multi-course dinner with wines to match.

First Course – on the Rooftop Patio!!
American Caviar and Lobster on Buckwheat Blinis with Crème Fraiche

Gruet Brut NV
(Albuquerque, New Mexico)

Second Course
Pan-Seared Bronzini with Blue Crab and Peppercress Salad and Warmed Fingerling

King Estate Pinot Gris 2009
(Willamette Valley, Oregon)

Third Course
Chilled Green and White Asparagus with Roasted Tomatoes, Proscuitto, Olive Bread
Crostinis and Opal Basil Vinagrette

Fourth Course
Duet of Braised Veal Cheek and Grilled Petit Filet
Mushroom and Herb Risotto with Bordelais Demi-Glace

Gundlach Bundschu Merlot 2006
(Sonoma, California)
Treasure Hunter “Split Fathom” 2008
(Napa Valley, California)

Fifth Course – back to the Rooftop Patio!!
Chocolate Bete Noire with Strawberry Basil Coulis and Crème Anglaise

Gruet Brut Rose NV
(Albuquerque, New Mexico)