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dr.com $55 Multi-Course Dinner + Wine Pairings at Grapeseed, Bethesda


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Wednesday, August 11, 7:30pm: Chef Jeff Heineman will be featuring products from Grapeseed’s own farm in Woodbine, Maryland, supplemented by products from other fine artisans, farmers and fishermen.

$55 per person, tax, tip and wine pairings included.

$45 per person, tax and tip included for those opting out of pairings.

Please reply here or PM me if you wish to RSVP and the list will be updated here.

Chef Jeff will chime in with the final menu soon.

Please bring cash with you.

Pics from last event here.

Grapeseed is a 10 minute walk from the Bethesda Metro station (Red Line).

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updating post to reflect current info.
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Menu:

Tomato-y Hors d'oeuvres (Grapeseed Tomatoes).

Courge Lounge de Nice (Grapeseed) Soup, Local Goat Cheese (Brad Parker, Pipe Dreams) Fritter.

Softshell Crab, Cloud Nine Corn Chowder(Skeeter's Farm), Benton's Bacon (Allan Benton, Smokey Mountain Country Hams, Tennessee).

Grilled Maryland Beef Hanger Steak (Piedmont Ridge Farm, White Hall, Md), Pecorino New Potatoes (Grapeseed), Our Own Chili Sauce.

Fresh-picked Woodbine, Maryland Blueberries (These are from Grapeseed farm's next door neighbors), three ways, Limoncello.

Pairings: rich surprise. Information to be supplemented at a later time.

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By the way, for anyone who hasn't yet done the math, $55 for 5 courses tax/tip inclusive is LESS THAN $9/COURSE FOR FOOD AND WINE before tax/tip.

How many restaurants of this caliber in the DC area serve you a course with a glass of wine for less than $9?

Why are only 12 people signed up for this?

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Bumping! Semi-last call before headcount is given!

Menu ($55 with pairings; $45 without)

RSVPs so far:

1000yegg

Choirgirl21

DanielK +1*

fuzzy510

GennaroE

Gubeen

iolaire +1

jigones +1

juliusc91

KMango

Merry Mary

NCPinDC

ol_ironstomach

Rhone1998

Scott Johnston

sphere777*

TheMatt*

Thistle +1

* Opting out of pairings.

Excellent way to incorporate our new members and to meet seasoned members!!

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I have been put on to work Wednesday night, so by necessity, I have to change to a "maybe." I am trying very hard to change my schedule, however.

EDIT: I got my shift covered. Never mind, I'm back in.

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W00t!
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My plans have changed, if there is still room, I would like to join!

Awesome! You've been added to the list!! I assume with pairings?

**Last call folks!!**

For those on the list who have any dietary restrictions or allergies that haven't spoken to me about it already, please let me know!!!

Happy Monday!

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Updated Menu with pairings (all pairings in Garamond font):

Tomato Hors d'oeuvres (Grapeseed Tomatoes)

Grapeseed Tomato Cocktail

Mixed Grill and Frito Mixto of Fresh Summer Vegetables

Almyra Chardonnay - Skouras, Greece

Softshell Crab, Cloud Nine Corn Chowder, Benton's Bacon

(Skeeter's Farm - Corn) and (Allan Benton, Smokey Mountain Country Hams, Tennessee - Bacon)

Selbach-Oster Riesling Kabinett - Mosel-Sarr- Ruwer, Germany

Piedmont Ridge Farm Beef Hanger Steak, Pecorino New Potatoes, Our Own Chili Sauce

(Piedmont Ridge Farm, White Hall, Md - Beef) and (Grapeseed - Potatoes)

Quinta do Alqueve Touriga Nacional - Ribatejano, Portugal

Fresh Picked Woodbine, Md Blueberries, Three ways, Homemade Limoncello

Gabriel Meffre Muscat Beaumes de Venise Laurus - France

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Hi all - I am closing this thread. Thanks to those who have signed up and are joining us tomorrow evening! I cannot wait!! All posts about the dinner should be directed to the Grapeseed thread.

For those attending, please PM me if you did not receive a PM from me earlier.

Thank you reading this announcement and have a delightful evening!

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