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Aug 5, 2013 07:28 AM

Meritage's Tour de France

Sadly, I just found out and I love the Loire Valley, which was this last weekend. Does anyone know what the menu was?

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  1. July 26 Bordeaux
    August 2 Loire Valley
    August 9 Alsace/Champagne/Lorraine
    August 16 Languedoc
    August 23 Provence & Cote d'Azur
    August 30 Brittany/Normandy
    September 6 Lyon & Rhone Alps

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    1. re: ibew292

      Menu for tonight:
      First Course
      Marinated Olives & Vegetable Crudite with Aioli

      Second Course

      Third Course
      Stuffed Vegetables
      Tomato, Onion, Zucchini: stuffed with mix of onion, garlic, ground lamb & ground pork

      Tart Tropezienne

    2. Yes. We started with a whole raw radish wrapped in cold butter as the amuse bouche. First course was rillons de porc with pickled vegetables and violet mustard, paired with Reuilly pinot gris. Second course sauteed filet of zander in a beurre blanc with legumes du Jardin de France, Savennieres Domaine Damien Laureau. And the cheese course a Loire Valley goat cheese with red currant gelee, paired with a Sancerre. It was lovely as always. I'm booked for the Normandy/Brittany evening also, and am eyeing yet another. One of these years I'm going to indulge in every single evening of the tour.