Had enough beer and barbecue? Step it up next week with a return to gourmet fabulosity with a special Max’s Harvest dinner with “Glamorous Gourmet” and sommelier Stephanie Miskew. On July 11, Max’s chef Chris Miracolo will present a reception, followed by four-course wine dinner with Miskew that will highlight fresh and adventurous summer food and perfect wine accompaniments. You’ve had your fireworks, now sample the other side of Delray at a sumptuous fun dinner that looks like this:
First course: Blue Point oysters, pickled ramp, and grapefruit-pink peppercorn mignonette, complemented by Pfaffl Grunerveltliner.
Second course: Fresh rock shrimp and boursin en croute, with tarragon butter and a micro herb salad.
Third course: Herb-seared yellowfin tuna with a ragout of cannellini beans, roasted tomato, and wild fiddleheads, beef glace, and saba balsamic accompanied by Louis Jadot, Chateau des Jacques Morgan Beaujolais.
Fourth course: Chipotle-pomegranate Palmetto Creek Farms pork shoulder roast with braised collards, and creamed corn bread paired with Robert Oakley Shiraz.
Dessert: Mango upside-down cake with key lime ice cream and strawberry chips, accompanied by Michele Chiarlo, Mascoato D’Asti.
The dinner is $89 per person plus tax and gratuity. The reception begins at 6 P.M. and dinner is at 6:30 p.m. For reservations, call 561/381-9970. Max’s Harvest is in Pineapple Grove in Delray Beach at 169 Northeast 2nd Ave. For more information, visit maxsharvest.com