Set sail at Parker’s Lighthouse for a tasty South American Wine Dinner

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parkers-lighthouse south american wine dinnerParkers’ knows everyone does not have the time to take off for Peru, Argentina or Chile, so they are bringing some of the exotic flavors to their South American Wine Dinner on Thursday, July 1, 2010.

You might not experience the virgin jungle, bird watching, wildlife flora and fauna, but it will be possible to gaze out at the expansive views of one of the great wonders of Long Beach…The Queen Mary and the splendor of a harbor view during the wine dinner.

Jay Gilmore from Southern wine and Spirits will add a special flair to the evening as he conducts an open discussion on the evening’s wines.  Gilmore’s colorful commentary makes the selections so much richer as guests can follow along with wine notes and descriptions.  There will be special prize drawings and dinner for four at Parkers’ Lighthouse plus learn about Argentina and Chile’s food, wine and culture from Travel Consultant, Analia Rupar-Przebieda, Eureka Travel.

Gather a group of friends or join us on your own.  Seating is communal and a perfect way to meet food and wine lovers in this comfortable setting.  Dinner is $55 per person not including tax and gratuity.  Seating is limited.  Reservations required 562‑432‑6500. Dinner on July 1 is from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Executive Chef Jason Stein’s South American Wine Dinner Menu

Classic Peruvian Ceviche with Purple Potato Crisps

Sauvignon Blanc, Casillero del Diablo (Chile, 2009)

Pan Seared Sea Bass with Citrus Avocado Salsa, Yucca Root & Roasted Calabasitas
Torrontes Reserva, Bodega Tamari (Argentina, 2008)

Roasted Picanho Steak with Chimichurri, Crispy Polenta and Chayote Squash
Malbec, Terrazas de los Andes (Mendoza, Argentina 2008)

Fig and Coriander Braised Lamb Shank with Golden Potato Puree
Carmenere, Marques Casa Concha (Peumo, Chile 2007)

Chile Mango Chocolate Truffle

Parkers’ Lighthouse 435 Shoreline Drive, Long Beach 90802. For additional information call 562-432-6500 or visit Parkers’ Lighthouse website.

Zagat Rated; Best of L.A.’s Best Seafood Award and the wine Spectator Award of Excellence.

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