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Toast Black History Month at Westside Tavern

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Being great friends of Wine Noir, Chef Ben Cohn (named Best Chefs America in 2013) and Westside's General Manager, Kevin Brady, have scheduled a special, five-course dinner in honor of Black History Month, featuring African-American owned wineries.

Dan Glover of L'Objet Noir Wines and Raymond Smith of Indigené Cellars will be with us and guide us through their wines. Plus, I've learned some of the history of Black American's involvement historically in the wine biz, going back to Thomas Jefferson's vineyards.

Contact Kevin Brady immediately at: to reserve your spot. $65.00, excluding tax and gratuity. Seats will go quickly, because Westside is inviting their own guests, as well.

Chef Ben's inspired menu:

Duo of Oysters

Richard Grant Sparkling Rose, NV

Endive, avocado and grapefruit salad

2010 L'Objet Noir Comstock Family Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc, Dry Creek County

Kurobuta pork with green peppercorn, torchon, cornichons and grain mustard and grilled bread

2012 Vision Cellars Pinot Noir Sonoma County, Russian River Valley

Potato gnocchi, prosciutto with beef ragu, basil, parmesan and olive oil

2007 Indigené Cellars Philanthropist Red Blend (cabernet sauvignon, petite sirah and petit verdot)

Braised short ribs with roasted root vegetables, fresh horseradish

2010 Black Coyote Reserve Napa Cabernet Sauvignon

Coffee and cookies