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Bison medallion seasoned and pan seared served with corn pudding and gastrique garnished with fresh black and blueberries.

Gastrique
1 cup Blueberries
1 cup Blackberries
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup red wine
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
all combined and reduced

Corn Pudding

1 cup corn flour
1/2 cup cornmeal
1 Tbs Baking powder
3 Tbs sugar
2 Tbs oil
2 eggs
1 stick melted butter
1 cup sour cream
2 cups corn

Combine and bake in an oven safe dish for an hour at 325 or until set and golden brown

Covington Business Association announces Second Annual “A Taste of Covington” Food and Wine Experience, Spring 2013

COVINGTON, LA. – The dates are set for CBA’s Second Annual “A Taste of Covington” celebration April 4 through April 7, 2013.  This year’s event will be bigger and better than ever as we honor Covington’s Bicentennial!  Our title sponsors are Glazer’s Domaines & Estates, Acquistapace’s Covington Supermarket, the City of Covington, The Southern Hotel, Gulf Coast Bank, Rosemary’s Closet, High 5 Studio, Incentives, and The St. Tammany News with more sponsors to come!
We are also pleased to have Tom Fitzmorris as our honorary chairman, with Annadele’s Plantation hosting one of his famous “Eat Club” dinners and a live broadcast on Thursday, April 4 from 3 to 6pm.

SCHEDULE FOR THE FOUR-DAY EVENT:

THURSDAY, APRIL 4 – Vintners’ Dinners at these top local restaurants:

Annadele’s Plantation  71518 Chestnut St., 985-829-7669 (www.annadeles.com)

Dakota  Hwy.190, 985-892-3712  (www.thedakotarestaurant.com)

Del Porto Ristorante  501 E. Boston St., 985-875-1006 (www.delportoristorante.com)

Gallagher’s Grill  509 S. Tyler St., 985-892-9992 (www.gallaghersgrill.com)

Lola Restaurant  517 N. New Hampshire St., 985-892-4992 (lolacovington.com)

Mac’s on Boston 324 E. Boston St., 985-892-6550

Seiler Bar 434 N. Columbia St., 985-898-0353 (www.seilerbar.com)

Toad Hollow 207 N. New Hampshire, 985-893-8711 (www.toadhollowcafe.com)

Each restaurant will provide a different four-course gourmet meal with wine pairings by Glazer’s

Domaines and Estates and Acquistapace’s Covington Supermarket. Only $75, all-inclusive (seating is limited so make your reservations early with the restaurant of your choice.) Menus and prices are posted at http://www.atasteofcovington.com.

 

FRIDAY APRIL 5 (new event!) 7 to 10pm: “A GRAND TASTING” sponsored by

Gulf Coast Bank and Trust under the tent and in the wine warehouse at Acquistapace’s Covington Supermarket. $30 per person includes a logo wine glass and matching tasting plate. Limited number

of tickets for this event available at Acquistapace’s office inside the store.

SATURDAY APRIL 6:  

9am – 4pm:  STAA Covington Trailhead Artists’ Market

5:30 – 6:30pm:  Chefs’ Cooking Demos and Wine Tastings at The Trailhead

Limited number of tickets available at The Trailhead office.

7:00 – 10:00pm:  CBA Merchant Stroll and Wine Tastings

Twenty businesses in downtown Covington will be featured in the stroll. Each merchant will feature a different wine selection hosted by Glazer’s Domaines and Estates. Live music will be featured throughout downtown.  Participating merchants are:

 

Columbia Street:  Motif, Shoefflé, deCoeur, Savoye Originals Gallery, History Antiques & Interiors, St. Tammany Art Association, Downtown Chic Salon, Columbia Street Rock N Blues Café, Covington Massage & Wellness Centre

Gibson Street:  Rosemary’s Closet/Brooks’ Bike Shop, Lion’s Den Salon for Men

New Hampshire Street:  The St. Tammany Farmer

Rutland Street:  The English Tea Room

Lee Lane:  Turkoyz, The French Mix, Laurier, Walker House Collectibles, Studio MV, Welcome Home and Garden, California Drawstrings Northshore    

SUNDAY APRIL 7, Noon to 2pm: Jazz Brunch presented by the Seiler Bar.

All the wines served will be available for purchase from Acquistapace’s Covington Supermarket.

For general or ticket information, visit http://www.atasteofcovington.com. For inquiries, contact “A Taste of Covington” Chairman Cliff Bergeron at (504) 439-2543 or email info@atasteofcovington.com.

The Covington Business Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to representing and advancing the interest of local businesses in the City of Covington.