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On the Menu: Columbia Valley Terroir



March 02, 2011


James John Cafe Portland’s James John Cafe has developed a cult following for its simple bistro cuisine, which proudly features the bounty of the Pacific Northwest. Chef/owner duo Suzanne Bozarth and Aaron Solley will bring their talents to the Beard House tomorrow night with a menu that will pair perfectly with the terroir-driven boutique wines of the Grande Dalles. Have a look at the menu below, and click here to make reservations. Hors d’Oeuvre Smoked Cod with Horseradish Cream Nettle Soup Shooters Leeks and Bacon on Croutons Pork Rillettes (Get the recipe!) Pairing: Argyle Oregon Brut NV Dinner Oyster with House Spirits Aviation Gin and Juice Granité Pairing: Kevin Ludwig’s Beaker and Flask Gin and Tonic Homemade Charcuterie Plate with the Grande Dalles Riesling Gelée Pairing: The Grande Dalles Leroy’s Finest Riesling 2009 Pancetta-Wrapped Rabbit Roulade with Oregon Mushroom Risotto Pairing: The Grande Dalles Gampo 2008 Braised Beef with Agrodolce, Spicy Sausage, Bean Purée, and Wilted Greens Pairing: The Grande Dalles Home Place 2008 Stumptown Coffee Pot-de-Crème with Filbert Brittle Pairing: Kahlua and Coffee Cocktail