Winemakers on hand for special dinner
Three German winemakers will host a wine dinner at 6:30 p.m. July 23 at Roy's restaurant in Hawaii Kai.
Fritz Hasselbach of Gunderloch, Robert Eymael of Monchhof and Hanno Zilliken of Zilliken wineries will introduce the Riesling wines served during the six-course dinner.
The menu: Kona Cold Lobster and Unagi Timbale (with 2005 Gunderloch Estate Dry Riesling), Sizzling Kona Kampachi Carpaccio (2005 Gunderloch Jean Baptiste Kabinett), Misoyaki Skate (2006 Zilliken Butterfly Estate Riesling), Stuffed Quail (2006 Zilliken Saarburger Spatlese and 2005 Monchhof Estate Riesling), Veal Three Ways (2005 Monchhof Mosel Slate Spatlese), Granny Smith Apple Strudel (Monchhof and Zilliken ausleses).
Cost is $65. Call 396-7697.
Hilton offers menus by Adam Hightower
Bali by the Sea at the Hilton Hawaiian Village is offering two tasting menus by chef Adam Hightower.
The five-course menu includes an amuse bouche, followed by Cabernet Braised Beef Short Rib, Chilled Lump Crab and Tomato Salad, Herb-Crusted Rack of Lamb and dessert sampler. Cost is $55; $25 more with three wines.
The seven-course menu includes amuse bouche, then Hot and Sour Eggplant Ravioli, Petite Filet Mignon, Spicy Lemongrass Prawn, Lobster Pasta, Orange Miso-Glazed Kona Kampachi and a dessert sampler as well. Cost is $75, $35 additional with four wines.
Call 949-4321, ext. 39.
The entree in the Hoku's "Bounty of Hawaii" dinner features Ewa Brand chicken, Kona Maine Lobster and a risotto of Hamakua mushrooms.
Kahala Resort features local produce
Hoku's in the Kahala Resort celebrates the "Bounty of Hawaii," with a fixed-price menu Wednesday through Saturday.
Chef Wayne Hirabayashi's menu begins with an amuse bouche of Kahuku Watermelon and Cucumber Gazpacho, followed by Surfing Goat Dairy and "Crackers," Waimanalo Field Greens and Baby Tomatoes, Hoku's Style "Ahi & Abalone," Ewa Brand Butter Braised Chicken and Big Island Kona Maine Lobster "Saltimbocca," and a dessert plate of Coconut Crème Cake, Chocolate Macadamia Tart, Waimea Strawberries with Cream and Luau Punch Ice Cake.
Cost is $73. The items are also available a la carte. Call 739-8780.