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For Immediate Release Contact:
Miki Lee

Phone: (808) 779-7235

This month we celebrate 6 years in

April 2013 Specials and Events

MONDAYS Végétarien Amour (Vegetarian love!). On Mondays Chef Marco Elder focuses on vegetarian dishes, adding some French flare. Vegetarian entrées are offered at both lunch and dinner service (in addition to Brasserie Du Vin"s regular menu). This month:

April 1 -- Pumpkin gnocchi, smoked cauliflower, Swiss chard and local cherry tomatoes in a

sage broth

April 8 -- Grilled Ali"i mushroom, roasted garlic bordelaise, braised carrots, parsnips and


April 15 -- Sweet potato and pine nut ravioli, olives, sun dried tomatoes, spinach and extra

virgin olive oil

TUESDAYS Half Off Bottles. Nope, not a typo! Every Tuesday guests many enjoy their favorite bottle or try something new for half off the listed menu price. There are hundreds of bottles to choose. This Tuesday special includes everything on the wine list except French Champagne and "Reserve List" items. Reservations not required, but recommended for large groups. 6:00p.m. to closing, every Tuesday.

WEDNESDAYS Sessions @ Du Vin. Live, local music, every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. Musical artists change weekly and styles range from jazz and blues to contemporary and Hawaiian. No cover. This month:

April 3 -- The Quiet Band

April 10 -- Shoji Ledward

April 17 -- The Quiet Band

April 24 -- The Jazz Monsters

SATURDAYS Saturday Brunch. Brasserie Du Vin combines the classics, like Eggs Benedict, crepes and quiche and puts a contemporary touch on favorites like Loco Moco. Brunch special change weekly. Served from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Walk ins welcome. Late Night Entertainment. Starts at 9:00 p.m. No cover. This month"s Saturday line up:

April 13 -- Trees with Seph1

April 20 -- The Jazz Monsters

April 27 -- Jive Nene*

*Half off manager"s choice of full bottles of wine during Jive Nene performances. Check the

chalk board for the night"s specials.


April 8 | Wine Down Monday Monthly wine tasting that includes different tastes and appetizers. Themes change monthly -- sometimes we focus on specific varietals or regions and at other times we focus on a particular wine maker. Call for details… 545-1115.

April 20 | Saturday Soiree Serving up classic, traditional French fare for dinner, plus specials on French wines and Frenchthemed cocktails. This month, Brasserie Du Vin pulls out all the stops on this celebration of all things French. A vintage French fashion show with Catherine"s Closet Vintage Boutique a dress up contest and French food, drink and music on the menu. For information visit or email Festivities start at 5:00 p.m.

April 26 | The Brewer"s Table The last Friday of the month, Chef Marco Elder collaborates with Andy Baker (Hawaii Nui Brewery) to create a delicious four-course dinner. Both Andy and Chef talk with guests about the art of pairing. $50 per person. Reservations required for this limited seating event. This month, rare and limited edition Sierra Nevada Ales drive the menu.

Starter -- Naked Cow Dairy"s triple cream brie with a bing cherry chutney. Paired with Sierra Nevada Belgian Golden Ale.

1st Course -- Spiced duck breast, Ma`o radish and baby mizuna, plantain chips and a Manoa Honey citronette. Paired with Sierra Pale.

2nd Course -- Porcini-crusted veal sweet breads, tatsoi, Kahuku corn and a roasted pepper béarnaise. Paired with Blindfold Black IPA.

3rd Course -- Herb-crusted lamb chop, smoked potato au gratin, baby carrots and a plum demi. Paired with Ovila Quad.

Dessert -- Spiced peach napoleon. Paired with Barrel Aged Bigfoot.

Springtime in Paris -- A Night for Francophiles (and Fashionistas)! April 20, 2013

Brasserie Du Vin"s monthly Saturday Soiree is going tres grand in April! A vintage fashion show kicks off the event. At 6:30 p.m. it"s Springtime in Paris, featuring vintage clothing from Catherine"s Closet Vintage Boutique. A cadre of co-ed models will stroll leisurely through the restaurant, showing off women"s and men"s French fashion. Catherine"s Closet Vintage Boutique will also have a pop-up shop on site with hats, scarves and other items.

For just $15, fashion show guests will enjoy an appetizer-and-drink special that includes blue cheese mini soufflé made with duck confit with baby mizuna, poached pears and toasted pine nuts and a bing cherry sauce. The appetizer special comes with a choice of a French 75 Cocktail, Aperol Spritz or glass of sparkling wine. (These French cocktails available all night for $6). Tickets for the fashion show, appetizers and cocktail package available in advance at

Be sure to wear your Frenchiest attire! For men, think dapper shoes, cufflinks, suspenders, blazers, vests and hats. And ladies, it"s scarves, hats, striped boat-neck shirts, pencil skirts and red lipstick. (Small dogs optional!) Need some inspiration? Visit Catherine"s Closet Vintage Boutique (125 Merchant Street) for style ideas and guidance. The best-dressed table will win a fantastic bottle of French wine (choice of red or white). Tables must be entered in the show by 6:30. Catherine Fong of Catherine"s Closet Vintage Boutique and her models will choose the winning table at 7:15 p.m.

The talented Shoji Ledward (guitar) and Duane Padilla (master violinist) will perform romantic, French jazz and cabaret music. For dinner, Chef Marco Elder is cooking up a classic French stew -- Pot au Feu -- with slowbraised oxtail, short rib and beef heart in a rich broth with carrots, parsnips and new potatoes ($24). Served with baskets of warm, French bread for dipping. Brasserie Du Vin"s popular chocolate soufflé and crème brulee -- both classic French desserts -- also available. Brasserie Du Vin"s regular dinner menu will also be available.

Reservations for dinner suggested, but not required. For information call 808-545-1115 or email Brasserie Du Vin Saturday Soiree

Schedule of Events

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Fashion Show Guests Seated by.................5:45 p.m.

Dinner Service Available ............................6:00 to Closing

French Guitar and Violin............................6:00 p.m.

Springtime in Paris Fashion Show.............6:00 p.m.

Enter the Best-Dressed Contest by ............6:30 p.m.

Best-Dressed Table Winners Announced...7:15 p.m.

Late night music..........................................9:00 p.m.

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