Dinner with a View …. Part Deux

Chef Alan Peet welcomed us back to his room with a view at Isabela on Grandview for a multi-course dinner matched to all American wines selected by Jack Brice.  Pittsburgh looks even better with fabulous food and a glass in hand.

First Course
Roasted Pear – Pecans, Sorrel / Smoked Skuna Bay Salmon Nigiri – Forbidden Rice, Shiso

Gloria Ferrer Royal Cuvee Brut Reserve 2005

Second Course
Blue Hubbard Squash Puree – Apple Dumplings, Cheddar, Micro Sage

Treasure Hunter Vacation Chardonnay Sonoma County 2011

Third Course
Venison Loin – Persimmon, Fennel, Parsnips, Spelt Berries

Gunfighter Cabernet Sauvignon Scharf Family Vineyards, Dry Creek 2009
“2” Hendry Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2006

Fourth Course
Grass Fed NY Strip – Kennebec Potato, Cipollini Onions, Bitter Greens, Pomegranate, Demi

Double dose of reds continued…

Fifth Course
Chocolate – Espresso, Hazel Nuts, Blackberry, English Toffee
Assorted Chocolate & Fruit Pop Bouquets – Strawberry & Dark Chocolate, Blackberry & White Chocolate, Banana & Milk Chocolate

Mumm Napa Brut Rose NV