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Perfect Pair: Beaujolais, Lowbrow to Highbrow

Perfect Pair: Beaujolais, Lowbrow to Highbrow

Nov 23, 2017

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 marmaladeGarlic 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.

Beaujolais being poured into a burgundy glass
The third Thursday of November marks Beaujolais Nouveau!

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!

GIF of a Chicago-style hot dog being assembled.

Lowbrow

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!

Hot Dog cheers!
Beaujolais and Chicago-style Hot Dogs for the perfect lowbrow pairing you can recreate at home!

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Mon Ami Gabi's charcuterie & cheese platter
Mon Ami Gabi’s Charcuterie & Cheese Platter, available with a bottle of Beaujolais for just $50 (from Nov. 16-22)

Highbrow

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 at Mon Ami Gabi here or learn how to build the perfect charcuterie board at home!

Let us help guide you through making the perfect Charcuterie board!
The guide to building the perfect charcuterie board

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