Paladar Temescal Presents... HAUTE PROVENCE

When: Saturday, September 30, 6:30 pm
What: Feast of Proven├žal and other French Cousine Under the Stars
Where: Location to be emailed upon RSVP
Contribution: $40


Amuse Bouche of Pumpkin Soup with Blue Cheese

French Cheeses, Spiced Olives and Other Tasty Appetizers

Salad (yet to be determined)

Cassoulet with Pork Shoulder

"Bouillabaisse of Little Peas" for our vegetarian friends

Fruit Clafoutis and Coffee

Wine Pairings

As usual, the rest of the menu is subject to inspiration and farmer's market bounty. Remember: although we have some heat sources, it's best to bring a warm layer.

We'll take around 20 people (first come, first served). To rsvp (FIRMLY), email In your rsvp, please indicate if you'd like the vegetarian entree.

Oui, we look forward to having you.

Dirty South Menu and Spirits

|Mint Juleps
|Georgia Peach Cocktails
|Chardonnay and Pinot Noir Sodas, courtesy Vignette Wine Country Sodas (available locally at The Pasta Shop, Star Grocery, Gregoire's and The Village Market)

|Dill Pickles
|Skillet Corn Bread with Rhubarb-Ginger Jam

|Crab and Corn Cakes with Smoky Red Pepper Sauce

|Greens with Heirloom Tomatoes, Blue Cheese and Shallot Vinaigrette (becoming a Paladar signature!)

|Red Beans and Rice
|Southeastern-Style Pulled Pork with Mopping Sauce
|Traditional Collard Greens
|Spicy Cole Slaw

|Pecan Pie
|Blackberry-Peach Pie
|Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream
|Coffee, courtesy Cafe La Semeuse

AUGUST 19th, 7:00pm: DIRTY SOUTH!

We know y'all have been waiting for us to get down and dirty with some serious Southern home cooking, and so this Saturday we'll be sweating in the kitchen all day long to deliver the goods.

$30 prix fixe menu
"dirty south" cocktail
crab cakes, other tasty starters
delicious salad
pulled pork served with a mess of greens
red beans and rice
pecan pie
peach cobbler
ice creams

The rest of the menu subject to inspiration, pickling time, and availability of green tomatoes.

Logistics: Please RSVP in the "comments" and, as always, indicate whether you request a vegetarian meal (no really, we can do southern vegetarian!). Reservations capped at 20 guests, first come, first served. And remember, no shows bum us out.

For first-timers, location will be emailed upon RSVP. Also, this is an outdoor venue, and while we have some heat sources, it's best to bring a warm layer.

Some Photos

Many thanks to Cheryl for photos of our paladar. More here.

Night's end:

Another Day, Another Paladar

Thank you for joining us! Here are the menu and wine pairings for Italia Rustica.

|Antipasto Plate
Summerwhite Peaches in White Balsamic Vinegar and Pink Peppercorns
Gorgonzola Dolce from Cowgirl Creamery
Prosciutto di Parma
Toasted Walnuts
|Desiderio Jeio Prosecco Brut
|Prosecco Sorelle Bronca di Valdobbiadene (the clear crowd favorite)

|Bruschetta with Kalamata Olives and South Dakota Celebrity and Big Beef Tomatoes
|Ricotta-Stuffed Squash Blossoms
|Summer Greens with Shaved White Sweet Corn, Parmesan and Rose and Nasturtium Petals
|Viansa Vittoria Carneros Pinot Grigio (2005)

|Angel Hair Spaghetti in Goat Cheese Lemon Cream Sauce
|Anselmi San Vicenzo Veneto Bianco (2005)

|Mock Porchetta (Tuscan "Big Pig") with Braised Onions and Potatoes
|Caramelized Onion and Sage Fritatta
|Mauro Molino Dolcetto D'Alba (2003) (those missing a certain favorite Dolcetto may find this a worthy substitute)

|Anise Panna Cotta with Spiced Rhubarb
|Coffee courtesy of Marc Greenberg and the gracious folks at Cafe La Semeuse (Try it-- never bitter, we swear.)

Coming next: Dirty South. Soon.