Come to a fun and educational guided tasting event honoring the 477th Anniversary of the city of Lima, and discover why it was declared the “Gastronomic Capital of the Americas” at the International Gastronomic Summit Madrid Fusion.
Two Pisco-based cocktails
Tasting of five varieties of Pisco guided by Sommelier Juan Illescas
Causa Limeña de Pulpo. Exclusively found in Peruvian Cuisine, a cold, tangy, mildly spicy mash potato cake topped with olive mayo and octopus.
Anticucho. Of African origin and sold mostly by street vendors, an incomparable skewer of beautiful texture and mouthwatering flavor.
Aji de Gallina, a delicious and traditional chicken stew that resulted from the fusion of Peruvian cuisine with French cooking traditions. It is a spicy, nutty cheese sauce served over baby yellow potatoes.
Surprise Dessert from Colonial Lima.
Special performance by Peruvian Tenor Javier Bernardo, from the Lyric Opera of Chicago
When: Thursday January 19 2012 from 7 to 11pm
(Tasting goes from 7 to 9pm and DJ until 11pm)
Where: Between Peruvian Cafe & Pisco Bar 1324 N Milwaukee Ave Chicago, IL 60622
Cost: $35 at the door
Questions? Please call (773) 257 3679 , (773) 292-0585 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org