Tax Day is fast approaching and Bay Area ladies have something to celebrate – another Agave Girls evening. Tequila gal pals get to enjoy sipping fine tequila while indulging in savory treats in a celebratory atmosphere, all the while forgetting about taxes.
The evening begins at Copita Comida y Tequileria with hors d’oeuvres including tostaditas of Ahi Tuna - fried peanuts, Uni, avocado, minneola, chive blossoms, and cilantro; early Spring garden ceviche - jicama, avocado, English peas, favas, cucumber, tomatillo and chive de arbol water; and guisado de pollo - roasted Mary's chicken thighs, chilmole, mango petacon, pickled red onion served with a Clase Azul tequila cocktails.
While sipping delicious tequila beverages guests have the opportunity to learn more about tequila and enjoy a four-course dinner at Sausalito’s Copita Comida y Tequileria restaurant with cuisine prepared by Chef Gonzalo Rivera and tequila cocktails with each course.
The menu includes a first course of Puerto Nuevo lobster tacos - garlic rubbed bay shrimp, chipotle crema, watermelon radish, chile de arbol, smoked bacon and pinto beans, followed by ‘XEK' Yucatan citrus salad - citrus, jicama, avocado, amaranth, questo cotija, local chicory, and chile meco, vinaigrette. The third course is enchiladas negras - duck thigh confit, cocao, plantain, crema, almonds, mole negro and dessert includes mango nicuatole - petacon mango pudding, vanilla, lime, chia seed, chamomile.
Agave Girls was created by Chef Joanne Weir with the purpose of bringing women together, enjoying great food and learning about tequila.
Details: Copita is holding its Agave Girls event on April 15, 2014, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. in Sausalito with another fantastic evening of tequila education and delicious dishes. Space is limited and tickets are $68 (not including gratuity) which covers tequila tasting, appetizers and a four-course meal. Tickets can be purchased from Eventbrite http://www.eventbrite.com/e/agave-girls-at-copita-tickets-11062930523. Located at 739 Bridgeway Avenue, Sausalito, CA 94965, phone 415-331-7400.
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