WHO/WHAT: Located in New Orleans’ Lower Garden District, The Bower has partnered with St. James Cheese Company to wind down summer with an exquisite four-course cheese & wine dinner. Thoughtfully crafted by Executive Chef Marcus Woodham, the menu incorporates a variety of special cheeses and features bold, flavorful, seasonal ingredients. St. James' very own cheese monger and The Bower’s Wine Distributor will take guests on a guided exploration of each cheese and wine selection and how they play into Chef Marcus' menu. Priced at $125 per person (plus tax and gratuity), the menu follows:
Peach Gazpacho featuring local goat yogurt : jumbo lump Blue crab, Persian cucumbers, fire-roasted tomatillo, and summer pepper vinaigrette. Paired with Mason Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley, CA
Crispy Japanese Eggplant featuring Greek feta: muhammara, fried garlic, Silver Queen corn, pine nuts, mint, and parsley. Paired with Tenuta Regaleali "Cavallo delle Fate" Grillo, Sicily, Italy
Wagyu Skirt Steak featuring 1924 Bleu: Mississippi red rice, roasted baby leeks, fig chimichurri, and aged balsamic vinegar. Paired with Iron + Sand Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles, CA
Three Cheese Plate Chef's selection
Paired with Terra d'Oro Zinfandel Port, Amador County, CA
WHEN/WHERE: The End of Summer Cheese & Wine Dinner takes place on Thursday, September 21st, at 6:30 PM. Reservations can be made on OpenTable or by calling (504) 582-9738. The Bower is located at 1320 Magazine Street in New Orleans. For more information, visit https://www.thebowernola.com/.
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