Dickie Brennan's hosts a series of culinary events at various venues in June. Learn about quality spirits and wine and dine on flavorful dishes prepared to compliment those drinks.


Dinner, Drinks, and Louisiana's Rum History
With Elizabeth Pearce and Bayou Rum
Tues., June 5 | Palace Café | 6:30pm

Elizabeth Pearce leads a session on the history of rum in New Orleans, joined by Bayou Rum Founder Trey Listel, Distiller Jeff Murphy, and Master Blender Reiniel Vicente. They will debut a 5 year aged rum created in tribute of the New Orleans Tricentennial.

Welcome Cocktail
Lacassine Livin’ – Bayou Spiced Rum, Batavia Arrack, pineapple, orange, lemon, Angostura bitters

First Course
Scallop Crudo
plantain crisps, pickled green strawberry, chili oil
Always Want to Be Bayou! - Bayou Select Rum, Peychaud’s Apertivo, agave nectar, Regan’s orange bitters, Herbsaint

Second Course
Curry Crab Stew
plantain gnocchi, herbs
Can I Bayou A Drink? - Bayou Silver Rum, Luxardo cherry juice, pineapple, orange, lemon, Coco Reál

Third Course
Spatchcock-Fried Lane Snapper
Louisiana brown rice and pea salad
Spiced Pecan Daiquiri – Bayou Spiced Rum, Praline Liqueur, lime juice, Chicory pecan bitters

Fourth Course
Nettie’s Rum Cake
Roasted banana ice cream, cane syrup
Bayou Buttered Rum – butter-spiced infused Bayou rum, cinnamon, whipped cream


The Science of Whiskey
With TX Whiskey
Wed., June 13 | Bourbon House | 6pm

Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co.'s Head Distiller, Rob Arnold, leads a whiskey science Masterclass and tasting accompanied by hors d'oeuvres. Following the class, Rob will sign copies of his book, Shots of Knowledge: The Science of Whiskey.

Tastings:
TX Whiskey (2013 Best American Craft Whiskey)
TX Bourbon
TX White Dog (not available at retail)
TX Bourbon - Cask Strength Single Barrel (not available at retail)

Small bites:
Crawfish Tamales
Yellowfin Tuna Tostadas
Smoked Brisket Lollipops with Sweet Cowboy Devan’s BBQ
Creole Spiced Pecan Divinity
BBQ Sausage sampler
Pickled shrimp and cowboy caviar
Alligator Frito Pie


Donati Family Winery Dinner
Wed., June 13 | Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse | 7pm

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Bacon Wrapped Scallops
truffle cauliflower purée
Donati Family Vineyards 2016 Sisters Forever UnOaked Chardonnay

Duck Prosciutto Salad
grilled fennel, watermelon, honeydew, frissé and honey citrus vinaigrette
Donati Family Vineyards 2015 Cabernet Franc

Braised Beef Short Rib
chasseur sauce, baby carrots and roasted red potatoes
Donati Family Vineyards 2014 Claret

Pressed Wagyu Strip
creole pepper cream and rosemary gnocchi
Donati Family Vineyards 2014 The Immigrant

Dark Chocolate Pecan Cake
dark chocolate mousse with salted caramel and chocolate cake
Donati Family Vineyards 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon