August Quarterly Dinner Photos

Aug Qtr Dinner guitar

During the tapas reception at dinner, live Spanish guitar was provided by Jon Yerby

The August 2018 Quarterly Dinner at Cafe Presse featured a celebration of the food and festivals of the region of the Languedoc-Roussillon.  The dinner kicked off with a tapas and sangria reception featuring live Spanish guitar from local musician Jon Yerby. Tapas were followed by a 3 course menu of regional specialties.  If you missed this sold-out event, check out some photos below:

Joanne's special recipe for sangria, featuring rosé  from the Languedoc, peaches and blackberries from her back yard!

Joanne’s special recipe for sangria, featuring rosé from the Languedoc, peaches, cherries and blackberries from her back yard!

Bethmale vache, a cow's milk raw cheese from Pyrenees.

Bethmale vache, a cow’s milk raw cheese from Pyrenees.

Fougasse, a country bread made with olives and rosemary

Fougasse, a country bread made with olives and rosemary

Grilled skewers of house smoked mussels and Italian plums marinated with sherry

Grilled skewers of house smoked mussels and Italian plums marinated with sherry

Tielle, a specialty of the city of Sete is a two crusted pie filled with octopus and tomatoes.

Tielle, a specialty of the city of Sete is a two crusted pie filled with octopus and tomatoes.

The Tielle was served with a salad of bitter summer greens, raw zucchini and lemon-parsley vinaigrette

The Tielle was served with a salad of bitter summer greens, raw zucchini and lemon-parsley vinaigrette

Bull from Old Chaser Farm on Vashon Island, simmered with red wine, orange peel and sweet peppers, served with brown rice

Bull from Old Chaser Farm on Vashon Island, simmered with red wine, orange peel and sweet peppers, served with brown rice

Rousquilles, cookies from the Roussillon flavored with fennel seeds and honey, served with melon sorbet and melon-lime-basil salad

Rousquilles, cookies from the Roussillon flavored with fennel seeds and honey, served with melon sorbet and melon-lime-basil salad

 

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