Say Oui! because Beaujolais Nouveau est arrive! Classic French bistro, Mon Ami Gabi, is celebrating with their very own Beaujolais Week (November 16-22) offering an array of specials to pair alongside the newly released wines like Roasted Acorn Squash Soup with apple cider marmalade, Garlic Sausage on a pretzel roll with horseradish-cabbage slaw and whole grain mustard, Sautéed Bass Lentil du Puy with root vegetables, lardons and red wine butter sauce and for something sweet, Chocolate Layer Cake with ginger spice anglais. Stop by the following locations to celebrate the season: Chicago, IL, Oak Brook, IL, Las Vegas, NV, Reston, VA, Bethesda, MD!
We also asked Nate Redner, Beverage Director of Booth One and overall Beaujolais enthusiast, what his top lowbrow and highbrow food pairings are. Check them out!
Chicago-style Hot Dogs. Seriously. “High acidity red wines that have fresh, tart fruit – such that of Beaujolais – complement salty and spiced foods very well!“
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Go classic with nice charcuterie and cheeses! Luckily, Mon Ami Gabi is pairing it all up for you, offering a bottle of Beaujolais alongside a Charcuterie & Cheese Platter featuring a sample of housemade charcuterie rosette de lyon saucisson, olives, cornichons, mustard, cheese, dried fruits, grapes and nuts for $50. Make a reservation here or learn how to build the perfect charcuterie board at home!