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...

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  • September 5, 2021

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 ...

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  • August 4, 2021

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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  • April 2, 2021

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 ...

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  • December 3, 2020

LaW Estate Wine Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents An intimate evening of exploration and discovery with LAW Winery's Hospitality & Events Director - Adelaida Pitts LAW ESTATE WINES Two Nights! Wednesday, April 14, 2021  7:00pm Thursday. April 15, 2021 7:00pm -------------------------------------------------------------- DINNER MENU Arrival 2019 LAW Estate SOPH (57% Roussanne, 22% Marsanne, 21% Clairette Blanche) Paso Robles - Adelaida District First Course Duck Leg Confit, Dried Cherries, Red Onion, Baby Lettuces, Garlic Breadcrumbs Creamed Leek Bisque, Parmesan Crisp 2017 ...

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  • November 11, 2020

Bread Pudding

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Crispy Goat Cheese Salad 

fried goat cheese, fresh raspberries, spinach, fried goat cheese, avocado, cucumber, red onion, toasted almonds, lemon poppyseed vinaigrette [vg ]

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  • March 27, 2020