- Thursday August 22, 2013
- 6:30pm - 9:00pm
- Duval's New World Cafe
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- Pairings Sarasota
- Joshua Halbrucker
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You’ve got to be pretty bloody special to be instantly recognized by just one name. Elvis. Pele. Madonna. Kermit. RAATS. One of the reasons that we get out of bed in the morning is to drink sexy, uber-elegant wines like Raats Cabernet Franc. Come drink Raats and more iconic South African wines at Pairing’s August Dinner on 08/22/2014. Chef Nils will prepare a special six course menu to accompany the wines. First Course Lemon Thyme Polenta accented with Pistachio Butter 2001 Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc – Western Cape Second Course Prosciutto Wrapped Giant Prawn with Savory Flan 2012 Bayten Sauvignon Blanc – Constantia Third Course Pan Seared Swordfish with Bleu Cheese Crisp & Finished with Citrus Herb Gastrique 2011 Demorgenzon Chenin Blanc – Stellenbosch Fourth Course Surf & Turf: Squid Ink Cappelini & Crispy Calamari with Braised Beef Roulade 2010 Raats Cabernet Franc – Stellenbosch Fifth Course Roasted Quail with Caramalized Brioche, Maple Butter & Quail Egg Salad 2010 Bartinney Cabernet Sauvignon– Stellenbosch Sixth Course Chocolate Covered Strawberries with lemon Poppyseed Tuille
PHOTO GALLERY: Gullett Elementary's "A Snow White Christmas"
B.D. Gullett Elementary School fifth grade students performed their version of "A Snow White Christmas", Dec. 17. Student actors and actresses performed seven scenes, and choir members sang songs.
PHOTO GALLERY: Longboat Harbourettes Holiday Brunch
On Wednesday, Dec. 18, the Longboat Harbourettes enjoyed a holiday brunch and raffle at the Lazy Lobster.
Interstate closure remains in effect
Southbound Interstate 75, around mile marker 184, will remain closed at least until Thursday evening.
PHOTO GALLERY: Embracing Our Differences annual luncheon
Embracing Our Differences held its annual luncheon Wednesday, Dec. 18, at Michael's on East. The event, co-chaired by Carol Buchanan and Dennis and Graci McGillicuddy, celebrated the non-profits impact on the community.