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Thanksgiving To-Go 2021

THANKSGIVING 2021 DINNER TO-GO SPECIALS Don't want to cook? Not a big fan of Turkey? Don't want to have to think about it? RK is here to save the day!  We've got a great Thanksgiving Combo Meal  that is perfect for your family get together, RK Style! -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------  FAMILY PACKAGE #1 Thanksgiving Dinner for Two (one of each item to share) RK Wedge Salad avocado, tomatoes, bacon, candied walnuts, chunky blue cheese dressing,  baguette Pumpkin Gnocchi  fresh spinach and parmesan, toasted pine nuts Roast Boneless Half Chicken  rustic stuffing with pecans and ...

Robert Foley Winemaker Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents… Dinner with the Winemaker An intimate evening of exploration and discovery Special Guest Robert Foley,  Winemaker/Owner ROBERT FOLEY VINEYARDS Wednesday  |   December 1, 2021  |  7:00 pm FOUR COURSE PAIRING MENU First course Lobster Bisque, Lobster Croquette, Parmesan Crisp, Golden Beet Salad, Toasted Walnuts, Champagne Mustard Vinaigrette 2018 Robert Foley Chardonnay Napa Valley Second Course Duck Rillettes, Brie En Croute, Bacon Jam, Arugula 2016 Robert Foley Merlot Napa Valley Gnocchi with Morel Mushroom Sauce, Fresh Thyme 2016 Robert Foley Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley  Third Course Bone In ...

Liquid Farm Winemaker Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents… Dinner with the Winemaker An intimate evening of exploration and discovery Featuring Jeff Nelson,  Owner LIQUID FARM Wednesday  |   October 27, 2021  |  7:00 pm FOUR COURSE PAIRING MENU 1st Course Seared Scallop, Hollandaise, purple cauliflower puree 2018 Liquid Farm Chardonnay White Hill Sta. Rita Hills Almond Crusted Fried Provolone, Red Pepper Vodka sauce 2017 Liquid Farm Chardonnay Golden Slope Sta. Rita Hills 2nd Course Rosemary Crusted Lamb Chop, Braised Fennel, Yellow Romesco, Crispy Polenta 2019 Liquid Farm Pinot Noir Santa Barbara County 3rd Course Pepper and Toasted Onion Crusted Flat Iron ...

Smokescreen Fifty Row Wine Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents… Dinner with the Winemaker An intimate evening of exploration and discovery Featuring Paul Johnson,  Owner-Winemaker SMOKESCREEN-FIFTY ROW Wednesday  |   September 29, 2021  |  7:00 pm FOUR COURSE PAIRING MENU 1st Course Deviled Quail Egg, Baby Lettuces, Toasted Hazelnut Crab stuffed Butterflied Shrimp, Tarragon Butter 2018 Smokescreen Chardonnay Alexander Valley 2nd Course Steamed clams, fennel, chorizo, saffron broth 2019 Smokescreen The Chemist Paso Robles Pork Belly, Potato Croquette, Charred Scallion, Parsley Gremolata 2018 Smokescreen Pinot Noir Russia River Valley 3rd Course Tarragon lobster ...

Nelle – Cordant Winemaker Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents… Dinner with the Winemaker An intimate evening of exploration and discovery Featuring Tyler Russell,  Owner-Winemaker CORDANT - NELLE Wednesday  |   August 18, 2021  |  7:00 pm FOUR COURSE PAIRING MENU Arrival 2020 Lady Amherst Rose of Grenache Paso Robles 1st Course Crab Stuffed Calamari, Roasted Red Pepper Sauce, Mesclun Greens, Mustard Viniagrette 2020 Lady Amherst Old Vine Chinen Blanc Paso Robles 2nd Course Duck Leg Confit, Castelvetrano Olive Relish, Creamed Parsnip 2018 Cordant Hyperbole Central Coast Pinot Noir Maitake Mushroom Ragu, Torn Pasta, Pecorino Romano 2017 Nelle Grenache Central ...

Crown Point Winemaker Dinner July 28 2021

Rustic Kitchen Presents… Dinner with the Winemaker An intimate evening of exploration and discovery Featuring Simon Faury, Winemaker CROWN POINT VINEYARDS Wednesday  |   July 28, 2021  |  7:00 pm FOUR COURSE PAIRING MENU 1st Course Seared Scallop, Smokey Peach Coulis, Shaved Fennel, Watermelon Radish 2020 Crown Point Proprietary White  1st vintage!  brand new wine not available yet anywhere! 2nd Course Fried Oyster, Walnut cream sauce, fresh spinach Oven Roasted Ribeye, Blue Cheese Crust, Blueberry Reduction, Creamy Polenta 2016 Crown Point Cabernet Sauvignon Happy Canyon 92% Cabernet Sauvignon / 3% Merlot / 2% Petit ...

Wine Spectator – 2021 Restaurant Awards

We are super excited to share the news that our wine list was recognized with the next level higher award than we received the last two years. In 2019 and 2020 we received the "Award of Excellence". This year they reviewed our new wine list and program and we were upgraded to the "Best of Award of Excellence" Best of Award of Excellence These wine lists display excellent breadth across multiple wine growing regions and/or significant vertical depth of top producers, along with superior presentation. Typically offering 350 or more selections, these restaurants are destinations for serious wine lovers, showing a deep commitment to wine, both in ...

Wine Spectator – 9 SoCal Wine Destinations

RESTAURANT GUIDES 9 Casual SoCal Wine Destinations Experience these top-tier wine programs in low-key atmospheres May 6, 2021 While there’s a time and place for a dining splurge, sometimes it’s just as satisfying to enjoy a laid-back meal without all the fanfare. But unfussy cuisine doesn’t have to come with unimpressive beverage options, as these Southern California spots prove. All hold Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards for their wine lists, and all feature moderate or inexpensive pricing. For everything from a quick bite to a no-frills night out, stop into these wine-centric destinations across Santa Barbara, Los ...

LA Times March 31, 2021

FOOD HELP POURS IN TO ASSIST RESTAURANT A Group of Sommeliers Rallies Supporters To Save Rustic Kitchen   A group of sommeliers worked together to save Rustic Kitchen in Mar Vista. From left, Casleah Herwaldt, Lauren Hirsh, Lu Diodovich, Christine Tran, Cristie Norman, JJ Zuczkiewicz, Rachel Macalisang and Kalia Christoforou. (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)   By JENN HARRIS COLUMNIST  MARCH 31, 2021 7 AM PT [online] April 4, 2021 [Sunday Print Edition] When a restaurant closes, it leaves a lasting hole in the fabric of a community. Bäco Mercat, Bon Temps, Broken ...

Compostable To-Go Packaging

We are passionate beach lovers, surfers, SCUBA divers, swimmers, boaters and all things OCEAN.  We have lived within walking distance of the beach for 35+ years and got married on the sand in Maui.  We feel deeply that it is a place for relaxation, rejuvenation, fun, family, friends and much, much more.  We donate to Heal the Bay, participate in beach cleanup's and have had our menu certified by the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch Program to make sure we are serving the best seafood, that is sustainable and not contributing to the depletion of our oceans resources or upsetting the delicate circle of life. We recognize climate change and ...