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Quick Bites: Du Vin, Vino, Lanakila Kitchen, more
BY NINA WU / email@example.com
Bonne Soiree: Experience French dining at Brasserie Du Vin on Saturday, along with French wines and cocktails.
The prix fixe menu includes French cheese with grape chutney, a crispy pork belly braised in port wine, veal scallopini and cinnamon apple bread pudding with creme anglaise, available from 5 p.m. to closing Saturday at Brasserie Du Vin, 1115 Bethel St.
Cost is $35 per person. Call 545-1115 or visit brasserieduvin.com.
Night Before Thanksgiving: In case you want to warm up before your big meal, Brasserie Du Vin is also offering a Night Before Thanksgiving dinner Wednesday.
Chef Marco Elder offers a three-course menu including a choice of appetizers: seared Hudson Valley foie gras or beef carpaccio with roasted Maitake mushrooms, and a choice of entrees: pan-roasted duck breast over sweet potato gnocchi or herb-crusted lamb chops.
Dessert is a caramelized pear rum cake with Tahitian vanilla gelato.
Cost is $55 per person. Call 545-1115 or visit brasserieduvin.com.
Oysters and Champagne: Turkey is great, but if you want to kick off the holidays another way, then check out Vino’s holiday season kickoff Wednesday.
It’s part of Vino’s tradition to kick-start the holiday season with champagne and oysters.
Chef Keith Endo is creating three oyster specials: one raw, one fried and one baked. Special champagnes will be available by the glass, as will regular menu offerings, at Vino Italian Tapas & Wine Bar, 500 Ala Moana Blvd.; 533-4476 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Na Hoa Malama: Hospice Hawaii holds its annual Na Hoa Malama wine dinner called “Journey to Napa” at the Waialae Country Club from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday.
Enjoy a California cuisine gourmet dinner with wine pairings, silent auction and awards presentation honoring past patients who made a significant difference in the community.
Tables of 10 range from $3,000 to $10,000. Call Kanani Imai at 791-8075 or visit www.hospicehawaii.org.
Turkeys for a cause: Lanakila Kitchen is offering its Thanksgiving meals to go, with proceeds supporting Meals on Wheels.
The meals include a whole roast turkey, home-style smashed potatoes with gravy, stuffing, homemade cranberry sauce, Nalo greens salad, rolls and a pumpkin pie that can serve nine to 10 people. Cost is $99.
Pick up meals from Lanakila Kitchen, 1809 Bachelot St., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday or between 8 a.m. and noon Thursday.
Orders must be in by today by calling Lanakila Kitchen at 533-3054.
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