Davis Farmers Market Cookbook – Autumn Celebration Dinner at Mulvaney’s

Join Slow Food Yolo co-leaders and co-authors Georgeanne Brennan and Ann M. Evans for an autumn celebration of their book, The Davis Farmers Market Cookbook, at a special, prix fixe dinner at Mulvaney’s Building & Loan – Next Door in Sacramento, on Monday, November 12th.

Chef Patrick Mulvaney has prepared a multi-course menu inspired by the cookbook and featuring local farms that will be served Family Style that night, platter by platter, to diners at Next Door to the B & L, the restaurant’s party space, after guests enjoy passed appetizers.

The seasonal cookbook, which has received rave reviews from the Sacramento Bee, San Francisco Chronicle, Davis Enterprise and Napa Register, will be on sale at a special event one-night only, 15% discount. The co-authors will be happy to personalize and autograph books, just in time for early holiday shopping.

The autumn menu, a collaboration of the book and the cook, is California and eclectic, and includes such dishes as Foraged Mushrooms and Braised Collins Endive, Grilled Monterey Squid on Housemade Fettuccini, Grilled Persimmons with House Cheese, a vegetarian Hatch Chili Relleno Stuffed with Brentwood Corn and served with Grass Valley Grits, and Persimmon Flan with Lavender Shortbread.

The dinner is $45.00 per person including tax and gratuity, no host cash bar. For reservations, call Mulvaney’s Building & Loan – Next Door to the B & L at (916) 441- 6022

For more information, visit www.davisfarmersmarketcookbook.com and www.mulvaneysbl.com.

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Beaujolais Nouveau Release Celebration

Presented by Slow Food Yolo and Main Street Cellars

Thursday, November 15, 2012
5:30 pm -8:30 pm

Come join the fun as people around the world pop the corks on bottles and barrels of Burgundy’s 2012 Beaujolais Nouveau. The traditional 3rd Thursday of November release date will be celebrated at Main Street Cellars in Winters with food, wine, and more.

To Drink: Nouveau Beaujolais

To Eat: 4 different sausages from Napa’s Fatted Calf Charcuterie: Rabbit with Pistachio, Duck with Juniper, Pork with Chestnuts, and Classic Toulouse.

Plus Rouge et Noir Cheeses, Village Baker Baguettes, Homemade Quince Chutney made by Slow Food Yolo co-leaders Ann M. Evans and Georgeanne Brennan, cornichons, local honey and Rosemary-roasted Mariani Almonds

To Win: Raffle includes signed Magnums of Beaujolais Nouveau, Artist -Signed Beaujolais Posters, and more.

All the above included in the price of $35.00; tickets available now at http://beaujolaisnouveau2012.brownpapertickets.com. Space limited.

And, one more thing! Special one-night only: 20% off all Beaujolais Nouveau and 20% off cases of selected French wines, including Champagne.

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