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For Immediate Release Contact: Miki Lee
Phone: (808) 779-7235

January 2011 Events

Three-Course Wine Dinners – Every Monday
Brasserie Du Vin presents an informal three-course wine dinner every Monday evening. $49 (plus tax and
gratuity). Seating at 6:00 pm and reservations recommended. (Three-course dinner also available
without the wine pairing.)

Monday | January 3
Ahi Carpaccio with maitake mushrooms, shoyu beurre blanc, garnished with micro greens
Sharffenberger Brut, Anderson Valley, California, NV
Grilled cauliflower, asparagus, confit tomatoes on frisee with a beurre noisette
Gauthier Riesling, Santa Lucia Highlands, California, 2009
Braised lamb shank Provencal on saffron couscous and herb infused oil
Bisceglia ‘del Vulture’ Aglianico, Basilicata, Italy, 2007

Monday | January 10
Lobster dumplings in a miso broth
Triennes Rose, Provence, France, 2008
Scallops sautéed with onions, ginger, Hawaiian chili peppers and Chinese five spice with a soy-mirin
Zilliken Riesling, Mosel-Saar-Ruwer, Germany, 2008
Sautéed pork tenderloin with scallions and red onions over roasted potatoes, with watercress and a limeblack
pepper dipping sauce
Chateau Belle-Vue Haut-Medoc, Bordeaux, France, 2007

Monday | January 17
Cream of watercress soup garnished with crispy prosciutto and fried lotus chips
Lechthaler Pinot Grigio, Trentino, Italy, 2009
Sweet potato gnocchi with a spinach andoullie sausage cream sauce
Belle Glos ‘Meiomi,’ Pinot Noir, Sonoma, California, 2008
Coq au Vin – Chicken braised in red wine with garlic, bacon and mushrooms served with pearl onions
Morgon Gamay, Marcel Lapierre, Beaujolais, France, 2009

Monday | January 24
Oyster served 3 ways – Raw with a spicy cucumber relish, fried with a Riesling granata (shaved ice), and
grilled with shaved melon
La Grenaudiere ‘La Grenouille,’ Muscadet, Sévre et Maine, France, 2009
Apple-glazed duck breast with roasted heirloom tomatoes
Paolo Scavino Nebbiolo, Langhe Rosso, Italy, 2009
Braised short ribs with pommes fondant (potatoes fried in duck fat and finished with chicken stock), crispy
chanterelle mushrooms and jus consommé
Freemark Abbey Merlot, Napa, California, 2007

Monday | January 31
Oysters Rockefeller – Oysters baked with creamed spinach, Manchego cheese and bread crumbs
Loimer ‘Lois’ Gruner Vetliner, Kamptal, Austria, 2008
Broiled mahi mahi with tomatoes, basil, and white wine, finished with hollandaise
Leon de Castris Negro Amaro, Salice Salentino, Italy, 2006
Beef Wellington served on braised greens, with baby carrots and au jus
Estancia ‘Keyes Canyon Ranches’ Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles, California, 2007

Sessions @ Du Vin – Every Wednesday Night
Sessions @ Du Vin is a weekly showcase of live, local musicians. Performers change weekly. Music
starts at 7:00 pm. No cover.

January 5 | The Art of Whimsy CD Launch Event. The Art of Whimsy features Nathan J. Emmans, the
former lead singer, guitarist and songwriter for the Southern California Indie band, Soapbox Symphony.
He presents a funk, rock, R&B, jazz, hip hop, and reggae.

January 12 | Mango Season. With Curtis Kamiya on vocals and guitar, Annie Kamiya on vocals and
percussion, and Matt Snow on vocals and bass. A blend of traditional Hawaiian music and R & B.

January 19 | The Hotclub of Hulaville. With Sonny Silva, his band and Ginai. A crowd favorite,
presenting Gypsy and European jazz, along with classic American jazz and show tunes.

January 26 | Dennis Wilson Quintet. Classic jazz interpretations with Dennis Wilson on trumpet and
cornet, Danny Caparoso on jazz guitar, Chris Roth on upright bass, Ethan Capone on piano, and Chuck
James on drums.

Special Events

January 20 | Off The Wall: Robin Hood (1922)
Starring Douglas Fairbanks as Robin Hood, the acrobatic champion of the oppressed, laboring to set
things right through swash buckling feats and cliffhanging perils! Patio seating. Silent film starts at 7:00
pm. Free.

January 21 | Hops & Grinds Beer Dinner Series **NEW**
A new monthly dinner offered the third Friday of each month featuring unique pairings of artisan and craft
beers and a multi-course course food menu. Themes will change monthly and dinners are hosted by beer
aficionado Andy Baker. $50 per person (plus tax and gratuity). Reception starts at 6:00 pm. Limited
seating and reservations required.
We’re calling the first month’s event “Belgium Inspiration”:
Seared scallops with fennel bisque garnished with chili and chive oil
Paired with North Coast Brewing Prankster
Kiawe-smoked duck breast with a mango gastrique
Paired with Hennepin Farmhouse Saison
Braised rabbit with a mustard sauce and French lentils
Paired with Hawaii Nui Brewing, 2009 Southern Cross Triple Red Ale, 2010 Southern Cross Triple
Red Ale
Chocolate Orange Hazelnut Tart
Paired with Belgium Coffee made with Chimay Grande Reserve

January 25 | Behind the Cellar Door **REVAMPED**
A new year, a new regular Du Vin wine event focusing on the basics of wine, mixing knowledge with
tastings. We kick off the new year with Wine 101. Guests will learn about the words and terms used to
talk about wine, such as acidity, tannins and minerality. Behind the Cellar Door starts at 6:30 pm. $25
plus tax and gratuity. Includes a selection of appetizers du jour to complement featured wines. Seating is
limited and reservations strongly recommended.

Tuesdays | For Wine Lovers – Half-Off Tuesdays
From 6:00 pm until closing, select any bottle of wine listed on Du Vin’s extensive wine menu (excluding
reserve bottles) and enjoy the bottle for half-off!

Saturdays | Open House with Ginai. The lovely and talented Ginai performs every Saturday at Du Vin.
Each week she’ll be joined by different talented musical guest artists. Music starts at 9:00pm. No cover.

Saturdays | Brunch Menu
Every Saturday Du Vin offers a changing selection of brunch items, such as Eggs Benedict and French
Toast. Available with the regular lunch menu all day, from 11:30 am to 4:00 pm.
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