Tapas & Tastings @ The Explorers Cafe

April 19, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Explorers Cafe
345 King St
Midland, ON L4R 3M7
$65 -food | $95 -food & pairings
The Explorers Cafe

Tapas & Tastings

Thursday April 19th, 6:30pm


California Dreamin’


First Course

California Roll maki sushi  and Albacore tuna tataki

Paired with – Sho Chiku Bai Rei Junmai Daiginjo Sake, California U.S.A.


Second Course

Cold avocado soup with black garlic oil and a fried Monterey Jack tuile

Paired with – The White Knight Viognier 2015, Clarksburg California U.S.A.


Third Course

Dungeness crab cakes with a preserved lemon, mint, white anchovy and radish gremolata

Paired with – Carol Shelton Coquille Blanc 2015, Paso Robles California U.S.A.


Fourth Course

Hemp heart-crusted, wild-caught Pacific Sockeye salmon goujon on a citrus and ginger buckwheat blini with persimmon salsa

Paired with – Francis Coppola Sofia Rosé 2016, Monterey County California U.S.A.


Fifth Course

Soy and honey-marinated Black Angus filet with an Asian mushroom, ginger, and water chestnut ragout, baby bok choy and roasted carrot batons

Paired with – Tablas Creek Côtes De Tablas 2015, Paso Robles California U.S.A.


Sixth Course

Frozen blood orange mousse with dark chocolate almond bark

Paired with – Skyy Blood Orange Infused Vodka Fizz, California U.S.A.


65- food

95- food and pairings


Pairings include one 2oz sake, four 3oz glasses of wine, and one 1oz cocktail

Prices do not include tax or tip