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Culinary Evenings

Love food, wine, and design? Join Mpls.St.Paul Magazine food and dining editor Stephanie March and wine writer Bill Coy for a memorable evening in the Showcase Home kitchen. Take an ASID MN designer-led tour of the home and enjoy exciting food and wine pairings by guest chefs from local restaurants.

Purchase Tickets to a Culinary Night! ($80) 

  • Monday, Septmeber 21, 6-8:30 p.m. – SOLD OUT

    Restaurant: Marin Restaurant & Bar

    Juniper Cured Gravlox, Bitter Green Salad
    Main Course
    Naked NY Strip, Wild Mushrooms, Arugula Pesto
    Chermoula Brussels Sprouts
    Chocolate Square

  • Wednesday, Septmeber 23, 6—8:30 p.m.

    Restaurant: Heyday 

    Bread & butter
    Chilled blue mussel with  soured celery root juice, black olive, and parsley

    First Course
    Chopped mackerel on rye with apple/kohlrabi relish and frozen horseradish

    Second Course
    butter-poached skate wing with bay leaf, new potatoes, and summer preserves

    Grilled baby beets with smokes lamb's fat, blackberries, and chervil

    Smoked creme fraiche with raspberry sorbet

  • Monday, September 28, 6—8:30 p.m.

    Restaurant: The Sample Room

    First Course
    Salmon tartare with candied peppers & wasabi

    Second Course
    Confit pork belly with gnocchi mushrooms arugula & demi

    Bullwinkle (chocolate/peanut butter mouse)

  • Wednesday, September 30, 6—8:30 p.m. – SOLD OUT
    Restaurant: Parella

     Gently cured salmon
     avocado, garlic cream, crispy shallots
    Charred bean salad
    pepitas, mustard seed, smoked paprika
    Veal tortelloni
    parsnip truffle broth, black olive oil
    Beef short ribs
    soft polenta, tomato brasato sauce
    Buttermilk panna cotta
    lemon, blueberries
  • Monday, October 5, 6—8:30 pm 
    Restaurant: Red Cow

    Ahi Crisps
    The Brooklyn Burger
     "The Louie"
    "Beer Milkshake"  We take our vanilla ice cream and mix it with Boulder Shake which is a chocolate porter out of Boulder Colorado.
  • Wednesday, October 7, 6—8:30 p.m.  

    Restaurant: The Aster Cafe

    First Course:
    Ropa Vieja (Old Rope) Empanada - with pickled beets, arugula, and cojita cheese.
    Ropa Vieja is a classic cuban dish consisting of shredded beef. usually served over rice. 
    Second Course with 2 Side dishes:
    Black Cod with Yuca, Saffron Broth, Olives, & Peppers
    Cuban Black Beans & Rice 
    Roasted Artichoke Hearts with Sofrito
    Third Course (Dessert):
     Flan with a shot of Cuban Coffee


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