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Special Events Wine River North

When: Thursday, September 3rd

Where: Roka Akor (456 N Clark St)

On Thursday, September 3, Winemaker and Owner Eric Jensen of Booker Wines will partner with Roka Akor Chicago to serve guests an exclusive five-course dinner complete with wine tastings by special guests Master Sommelier Alpana Singh (The Boarding House, Seven Lions) and Michael Muser (Grace Restaurant) in Roka’s intimate dining room. Each wine will be paired with a dish from Roka Akor’s skilled culinary team.

The wine dinner’s tasting menu will include:

Course I
Toro Tartare & Osetra Caviar
Wagyu Beef Gunkan & White Truffles from Puglia
2013 Booker White – Roussanne, Viognier, Petit Manseng, Marsanne

Course II
Madai Sashimi with Yuzu Ikura
Miso Glazed Marinated Fole Gras
2008 Booker White – Roussanne, Viognier, Petit Manseng, Marsanne

Course III
Robata Grilled Maine Lobster with Soy Butter
2013 Booker Oublie – Grenache, Counoise, Mourvedre

Course IV
Braised Pork Belly with Kimchi & Marinated Golden Beets
2013 Booker Ripper – Grenache

Course V
Japanese A-5-11 Wagyu Beef with Enoki Mushroom
2013 & 2008 My Favorite Neighbor – Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot

The cost is $150 per person for the five-course wine paired dinner. Tax and gratuity not included. To reserve a spot, call (312) 477-7652


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