Small Batch Bourbon Pairing Dinner – The Matador Cantina

January 11, 2012 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
Matador Cantina (The)

The Matador Cantina
111 Harbor Blvd,
(714) 871-8226

CuisineType : Mexican

Join us for our first dinner pairing of 2012! We kick off our monthly pairings, scheduled every third Thursday, with a celebration of small batch bourbons and a specialty menu by executive chef David Dennis

The 5-course menu will be wonderfully paired with a selection of the finest aged small batch bourbons in the world including Maker’s Mark, Maker’s "46" and Knob Creek

By reservation only at 714.871.8226.

$55 plus tax & gratuity.

Limited to only 30 guests

STARTERBibb lettuce, smoked pecans, fennel with black berry vinaigrettePaired with Blackberry Sour cocktailSECOND COURSESmoked salmon and leek chowderPaired with Maker’s “46” neat. Rich, creamy, seared oak flavors. Caramel and vanilla notes, with a crusty, bread-like wheat undertone. Nice, welcome cinnamon spice balance with welcome Oaky finishTHIRD COURSEBacon wrapped scallops with a mango bourbon chutneyPaired with Knob Creek aged 9 years, neat. Features nutty, fruity nose, vanilla-orange-caramel sweetness, and balance of rye spiceENTRÉEVenison with a cherry bourbon glaze served with Brussels sprouts and celery root mash potatoesPaired with Manhattan Shuffle cocktailDESSERTFresh apple pear bourbon crispPaired with Spiced Apple Toddy, house-infused apple cinnamon Maker’s Mark