Wine dinner, two new sommeliers: Café Boulud
Try a four-course meal on March 24 with five wines, as Café Boulud (301 Australian Ave., Palm Beach, 561/655-6060) welcomes two new sommeliers, Chef Sommelier Jeremy Broto-Mur and Sommelier Imre Papp. The wines chosen by Broto-Mur and Papp will be from all over the globe, and Executive Chef Rick Mace and Pastry Chef Alex McKinstry will work magic with the meal. There’s a 6:45 p.m. reception and a 7 p.m. dinner. The cost is $95 per person, plus tax and gratuity.
Pairing the Old World vs. New World wines: db Bistro Moderne
If you’re a fan of Café Boulud on Palm Beach, here’s another Boulud restaurant—db Bistro Moderne (255 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami, 305/421-8800)—with a promising wine dinner on March 23. New Executive Chef Clark Bowen (pictured) will pair Old World French vs. New World American vino that includes a wine from each side and of the same varietal with each course to compare winemaking styles with the food pairing. What a great idea! The four-course dinner starts with a 7 p.m. reception, followed by a 7:30 p.m. start that includes crab salad, pan-roasted salmon, beef bourguignonne and a flan duo. The cost is $85 per person, plus tax and gratuity.