A La Carte
8:14 PM EST, November 21, 2013
'Tis the season for bubbles, and Peppercorn's Grill once again hosts its annual Veuve Clicquot Champagne Dinner on Dec. 10 at 6:30 p.m. The five-course menu is paired with complementing Veuve vintages.
Duetto d'Aragosta Carpacciata e Gamberetti: Truffled Maine lobster carpaccio style with crispy piopini mushrooms and sunchokes, shrimp with pink peppercorn champagne vinaigrette (Veuve Clicquot Rose Brut NV)
Uova da Raviolo: housemade raviolo filled with buffalo ricotta, fresh herbs and fresh egg yolk tossed in a truffled butter sauce with Parmigiano reggiano and shavings of fresh white truffle from Alba (Veuve Clicquot Brut NV)
Capesante con Risotto al Limone: pan seared diver sea scallop over slow cooked champagne risotto with lemon, ginger, and crab; golden saffron crab sauce, petite carrots and shavings of black truffle from Umbria (Veuve Clicquot Vintage Reserve 1999)
Arrosto Misto: Herb-roasted loin of veal with a champagne-scented natural pan reduction with fresh pomegranates; veal short ribs in a natural sauce finished with a champagne glaze and mostarda of Cremona served with fingerling potato and baby "romanesco" rapini (Veuve Clicquot Rose Reserve 1999)
Holiday banana brioche pudding with sea salt caramel, dried fruit of the season compote, and demi-sec infused crème anglaise (Veuve Clicquot Demi-Sec)
Peppercorn's welcomes sommelier Belinda Chang as a special guest at the event.
Cost is $125, plus tax and gratuity. Reservations and information: (860) 547-1714, peppercornsgrill.com.