WINE DINNER: Bin56 (56 Stewart Ave., Huntington,
631-812-0060 www.bin 56.com) and wine distributor Sherbrooke
Cellars will showcase estate wines of France at a wine dinner
on Monday, Jan. 17, 6:30 p.m. A four-course menu will feature
wine pairings from Sherbrookes portfolio. To start,
a crisp crab and potato galette with spicy cucumber slaw is
paired with Louis Chevallier Bourgogne Blanc Chardonnay 09;
seared duck breast with lentils and caramelized onions is
paired with Louis Chevallier Bourgogne Rouge Pinot Noir 09;
and to accompany a roasted beef tenderloin with potato parsnip
puree and Porcini mushrooms, theyll pour a Chateau Puy
Guilhem Fronsac Bordeaux 03. For dessert, apple and
toasted pistachio terrine will be accompanied by a Chateau
Doisy Vedrines Sablettes Sauterne 05. A seat at
the wine dinner is $75 per person. Reservations are a must.
NEW AT PORTO VIVO: Porto Vivo (7 Gerard St., Huntington, 631-385-8486
www.porto-vivo.com) has introduced new dishes to the menu.
Included are several new appetizers including an intriguing
appetizer of zucchini blossoms filled with sheeps milk
ricotta smoked mozzarella with roasted red pepper sauce ($12),
new salads, an addition to their popular flatbread pizza choices,
and several new entrees. Porto Vivo is open seven days from
5 p.m. on.
PRIME ANNIVERSARY: Its been four years since the opening
of one of the regions finest restaurants and there are
just a few days left to celebrate it. Prime An American
Kitchen and Bar (117 New York Ave., Huntington, 631-385-1515
or www.restaurantprime.com) celebrates their birthday through
Saturday, Jan. 15 with a three-course dinner at $40 per person
(or $50 with wine pairings). Also available with any a la
carte entrée is a $10 unlimited tasting of the daily
featured wine and 50 percent off all bottles from the entire
wine list. Thats a great opportunity to try that Chateau
Mouton-Rothschild 2005 ($2,145), or any of the other selections
from Primes 38-page wine list.
LIVE MUSIC SATURDAYS: Bel Posto (15 New St., Huntington, 631-421-4600
www.belpostony.com), the new Italian restaurant in Huntington
village, presents Steve Fredricks performing acoustic guitar
at the bar on Saturday, Jan. 15 from 8:30 p.m. to close.
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