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Olio’s next wine dinner set for Feb 4

Olio’s February wine dinner is set for Friday, February 4th, 6PM. $30/pp, including tax but not gratuity.

For those of you who have never been, our wine dinners are different than many you may have attended. Keeping in synch with our casual style, they feature a laid back feel more like a dinner party at a friend’s house than a stuffy fine dining event, complete with family style service. Many of our regulars met some of their closest friends at our dinners, simply by having been seated at the same table.

Not only does this approach make our guests feel more at ease, but it also allows us to keep service costs down, thereby focusing on the quality of our food and wine. You’ll be hard pressed to find another four course wine dinner in town for $30 including tax!

This month we’ll welcome Matthew Leader, an associate at locally owned wine distributor Country Vintner, and a true pioneer on the Richmond wine scene.

Course One
Olio’s Sweet & Spicy Arugula Strawberry Salad
Arugula, spinach, strawberries & walnuts tossed w. a cumin-lime vinaigrette and topped with a dusting of freshly shaved Parmesan

Course Two
Seasonal Seared Ocean’s Bounty
Buttery salmon and ocean shrimp combined with 11 herbs and spices, then sauteed in evoo and placed atop charcoal-grilled polenta, drizzled with a dijon crema

Course Three
Raclette Party in a Souffle Cup!
For those lovers of German-style Raclette cheese parties, this one’s for you! Chunks of red-skinned potatoes, spicy German Bratwurst, assorted vegetables and marinated breads topped with melty, creamy Raclette cheese and broiled until brown and bubbly! (Vegetarian version available)

Course Four
Angel Food Cake
Served with pistaccio gelato and a sweet lime syrup

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