December dinner - Juniper Gin Bar & Restaurant7:00 pm - late
Venue: Juniper Gin Bar & Restaurant - Directions
Entry fee: Member only event
The numbers are all settled, the menu is set out below so that you can further anticipate an enjoyable eating experience with which you can choose some good wine matches and enjoy at all in convivial company.
Home-made bread for the table
Pork & Chive Wonton - With curried pumpkin soup, cucumber & coriander salad, fried shallot
Pan-fried Scallops - Fennel, orange and watercress salad, mint & mandarin dressing, pistachio crusts
Tomato-Blue Cheese Tart (V) - Olive tapenade, caramelized onion, petit salad
Lamb Rump - Herbs & cornmeal crusts, minted pea puree, sauerkraut, crunchy deep fried gnocchi & jus
Fish of the Day - Wrapped in prosciutto, spinach, potato mash, almond brown butter and gremolata
Beef Tenderloin - Wrapped with streaky bacon, spinach, truffle potato mash, grilled baby carrots & blue cheese sauce
Mushroom Lasagne (V) - Layers of crepes, ricotta, spinach, grilled mushroom & mozzarella cheese, spiced red pepper sauce
Baked Citrus Cheesecake
Triple cream brie with quince paste and sesame wafers [still waiting for confirmation about this option]
Some words of advice. Do not bring beer or lemonade, these can be purchased at the venue if required. A seating plan has been prepared and you will be advised on the night. Please note:
7:00 pm start for a 7:30 pm sit-down. A pre-dinner drink will be served from 7 pm (but not earlier).
Wine bottle screw caps
Anne is collecting them to give to the Lions organised Kan Tabs for Kids. No food lids or beer tops, please.
Save and bring them to the next monthly meeting.
Drinking and driving
Members will be aware of the lowering of drink/drive limits from December 2014. If unsure read the Land Transport Amendment Act (no 2) 2014. We ask members to be conscious of these limits.
For those driving, water and some food are provided or think about a designated driver, taxi, uber or dial-a-driver to get you home safely.