The Bee’s Mike Dunne to host wine-pairing session

Lucca Restaurant and Bar
Lucca Restaurant and Bar Sacramento Bee Staff Photo

Mike Dunne, contributing wine columnist for The Sacramento Bee, will oversee a pairing of unexpected wines with several seasonal dishes during a continuing series of culinary sessions at Lucca Restaurant and Bar.

Chef Ian MacBride’s courses are to include a salad of winter squash with pomegranate seeds, chorizo vinaigrette and goat cheese; and miso-braised beef with pickled shiitake mushrooms and radishes on scallion rice.

The session is scheduled for 3 p.m. Nov. 7 at Lucca in midtown Sacramento. Cost is $30. More information: