Arugula to host autumn wine dinner

Marissa Hermanson | Boulder Weekly

Arugula Bar e Ristorante’s
Chef Alec Schuler is hosting an Autumn Wine Dinner on Wednesday, November 11 at
6:30 p.m. The five-course meal is a celebration of local ingredients served
with wines that complement the food. Each course is severed with half a glass
of wine. The cost is $45/person for dinner, with an additional $25/person
for the wine (not including tax and tip). Reservations are recommended. Visit for details of the other seasonal wine dinners.

Arugula Bar e Ristorante

2785 Iris Avenue

Boulder, CO 80304

Alec Schuler,


Autumn Menu

1) Kabocha squash* soup topped with house cured bacon* and cranberries

Owen Roe ‘Sharecroppers’
Pinot Noir, Oregon – 2007

2) Mushroom* risotto topped
with fresh baby arugula* salad, Piave Vecchio cheese and truffle oil 

Dessilani Spanna,
Piemonte, Italy – 2005

3) Seared sea scallops over bok choy* with a persimmon-citrus sauce

Erath, Pinot Blanc, Dundee
Hills, Oregon – 2005 

4) Goose* two ways – seared
breast and confit leg; over roasted parsnips* with kumquat compote  

Selvapiana Chianti
Ruffina, Toscana, Italy – 2007

5) Blood orange panna cotta

Grand Marnier