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Experience the Flavors of Spain at Lucille’s Tapas Wine Dinner

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The Museum District is a hub for all things sensory: Beautiful art, sunny sidewalks, and delicious food await. One of the best spots to stop for a bite is Lucille’s, a homey restaurant serving refined Southern comfort dishes and handcrafted cocktails. They’re recognized throughout town as a favorite, from weekend brunch to their monthly wine dinners. This month, you’re invited to travel to Spain with a 7-course tapas wine dinner.

Executive Chef Chris Williams
Executive Chef Chris Williams | Photo by The Epicurean Publicist

On Wednesday, March 21 at 7 p.m., award-winning Executive Chef Chris Williams will lead the intimate tour through Spain with authentic bites. Delight your taste buds with his creations, while certified sommelier Rodney Willis discusses the wine pairings. (Be sure to savor each drop—some of the best experiences are fleeting, and the wines will have no retail presence.)

Peruse the full menu below, then hurry to save your seat at the table. The cost is $85 per person, plus tax & gratuity. Reservations are required to attend; please call (713) 568-2505 to reserve your spot.

Huevos Rellenos de Atún
deviled eggs with tuna conserva, aioli, sweet paprika and smoked trout roe
La Guita Manzanilla Sherry, Sanlucar de Barrameda

Boquerones
marinated white anchovies and pan con tomate
Juve y Camps “Essential” Xarel-lo Reserva, Cava

Calamares
sautéed baby squid with parsley and garlic
Finca Arantei Albarino, O Rosal, Rias Baixas

Venison Tartare
toasted ciabatta, shaved manchego and rosemary pea purée
Bodega Contador “Predicador,” Rioja

Fideuà con Camarones Chorizo and Mejillones
marinated chicken, palacios chorizo, angel hair pasta and saffron
Pago de Valdoneje Mencia, Bierzo

Conejo a la Cazadora
slow-braised whole rabbit with chickpeas and new potato
Enrique Mendoza “La Tremenda” Monastrell, Alicante

Flan
buttermilk and coconut with caramel sauce
Emilio Hidalgo “Gobernador” Oloroso Seco Sherry, Jerez


Featured image courtesy of Lucille’s Houston.

Mary Cate is a Houston-based writer, photographer, and reading fiend, recently returned to her native city after time in Austin and New York City. She loves sharing the best of Houston with the world — margaritas, anyone? She and her husband serve local businesses through their digital content company, Two Cats Communications.

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