March right in folks and eat up this month ‘cause there’s a boatload of special meals and events going on here. If you need an excuse, say it’s for National Nutrition Month (the meals will surely be nourishing), Women’s History Month (lots of women chefs), or just ‘cause the menus sound so dang tempting.
Sign up for Dinner Tales at ~PERBACCO~ on Tuesday March 20th, 6:30pm-9:30pm, for a four-course Italian menu paired with wine, plus cocktails, canapés, and jars of ‘nduja to go. Just a few spots remain. $125.
March 15th-18th, chef Alicia Jenish unleashes the first in her Misfit Dinner Series at the ~GRAND CAFÉ~, adding six whole-goat specials to the menu that you can order à la carte, like a mixed goat grill ($34), and goat tartare ($16).
Carlos Moreira of Allpa Culinaria is doing the GUEST CHEF thing March 20th-April 1st, with five to six contemporary Peruvian numbers like Dungeness crab with pisco and aji amarillo-infused crème fraîche, or seared duck breast over rice and Peruvian beans with carob syrup. More info. 5337 College Ave. at Manila, Oakland.
At ~ATELIER CRENN~, join the dialogue between chef Dominique Crenn and Miles Watson of Pure Berlin (Berlin) on Wednesday March 28th and Thursday March 29th. 11 courses, 5 from each chef, ending with a collaborative course. Seating starts at 6pm. $300 including wine pairings, $200 without. Reservations online.
~WOODWARD’S GARDEN~ presents Come to Dinner & Come to Your Senses, a dinner all about scents. Chef Dana Tommasino and author Alyssa Harad will create “scent courses” inspired by five California perfumers. Thursday March 29th, 6pm, $65.
The Barolo room. Photo from Perbacco’s website.
Thursday Mar 15, 2012 – Sunday Apr 1, 2012