Mardi Gras Menu and Link to Photos

Cocktail Hour
Planter's Punch with Kumquats and Clove
Vignette Wine Country Sodas (Pinot Noir and Chardonnay)

Muffaletta Open-Faced Sandwiches with Applewood-Smoked Ham or Grilled Eggplant
Louisiana Barbecued Shrimp
Angry Fried Okra

Quincy Jean Tatin Domaine du Tremblay (2005)
Regis Cruchet Vouvray (2005)

First Course
Crab (Corn) Cakes with Beet Remoulade on Bed of Greens with Shallot Vinaigrette

Les Chaumiennes Pouilly-Fume (2004)

Main Course
New Orleans-Style Jambalaya with Catfish, Rock Shrimp, White Shrimp and Andouille Sausage
Red Beans and Dirty Rice

Domaine Cecile Chassagne Gigondas (2001)
Solanes Priorat (2002)
Domaine Charvin Cotes du Rhone (2004)

King Cake with Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream Smothered in Whiskey Pecan Sauce
Coffee, Courtesy of Cafe La Semuese ("never bitter")

Thank you to Ben L. for taking some photos.

Coming next: Vietnam April 7 (tent.)