Each Tuesday evening, owner/chef Michael Clark and Chef Cole of Michael's on Main match the dinner menu with Santa Cruz Mountain wineries and breweries, local produce and area seafood. A sumptuous buffet complements the food, contributing to the chosen theme of the evening. Enjoy live music and meet guest local chefs and wine reps.
Michael and staff are continuing with their popular concept of inviting local chefs into the kitchen to make some of their favorite dishes. “It was so much fun that we're doing it again throughout the winter series,” they said.
6:30 - 8:00 p. m. - $25 per person – Reserve at 831-479-9777
(Gratuity not included)
January/February 2013 wine, beer and food pairings
1-8 We love Pork! Bring a bib for juicy pork spareribs, pork sliders, wedge salad with Corralitos bacon and more. Soquel Vineyards will be pouring and Ken Constable will be playing. Don’t miss it!
1-15 Crab Feed with guest chefs Paul and Terry Gregory Quick! Before the season ends... Who can be satisfied with just one crab dinner? Reservations are required to be sure there is enough crab for everyone. Wines from Monterey County’s Scheid Vineyards and music from Jay Alvarez.
1-22 Cioppino Soquel’s own Pinky Gilmore is known for her famous Cioppino! Try the Renwood Zin and the Family Farms Verdelho. Kevin McDowell will play guitar.
1-29 Grandma’s House Come on down for some meatloaf, mashed potatoes and all the cozy comfort foods from Grandma’s kitchen. Soquel favorite, Bargetto Winery will be pouring and David O’Connor will play.
2-5 Caribbean nights in Soquel In Jamaica everything is Jerked...Jerk Chicken, Jerk Pork, Jerk Beef and things will be turned up a notch with authentic greens and plantains. Pelican Ranch pours their wines and Richard Kubec is singing and playing guitar. (Wonder if he knows any Bob Marley)?
2-12 Fat Tuesday! Madlyn Norman-Terrance has agreed to treat fans to her famous Gumbo again this year. Don’t miss celebrating Mardi Gras classic NOLA fare and Anchor Steam Beer. Get-down music by Jon Davis.
2-19 Tex-Mex guest Chef Bob Warfield knows a thing or two about Tex-Mex. Try his Inside-out Chile Relleno and Pot de Chocolat Chili and have Tequila Vinaigrette on your salad! This is sounding really interesting....better check it out. Cinnabar Wines will be on board for tasting and Lisa Marie serenades the crowd...maybe a little Patsy Cline is in order.
2-26 A trip to Argentina Churrasco style mixed grill is the meal of choice in Argentina. Chimichurri complements it, but the real star is the wine. Taste Malbecs and Torrontes varietals and listen to Michael Covel.
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Michael's on Main and MoM's Catering
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