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Cinco de Mayo dinner coming to Evan's Kitchen

04/17/2014 8:58 AM

04/17/2014 8:59 AM

Sacramento chef Evan Elsberry is at it again, hosting another themed wine-paired dinner at his restaurant, Evan’s Kitchen. The Cinco de Mayo Fiesta will start moving dishes at 6 p.m. May 5; cost is $75 a person, with reservations at (916) 452-3896. Motor over to 855 57th St., Sacramento, in the Antiques Mall; www.chefevan.com.

First course: sweet corn soup with huitlacoche quesadillas and crème fraiche, served with Conundrum white blend

Second: halibut tacos with chipotle remoulade and pickled cabbage, with Villa Maria sauvignon blanc

Third: ancho tamales with Yucatán pork, charred tomatillo sauce and criolla cebolla, with Conundrum red blend

Fourth: filet mignon with cabrales demi-glace, refried beans, and arroz con crema puree, with Ferrari-Carano siena

Dessert: caramel-rum bananas with flourless chocolate cake, cocoa-almond brittle and saffron custard, with Whiskers Blake tawny port and Pacific Rim riesling

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