Michelle Bernstein News of the Day

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Yesterday we wrote of Food & Wine magazine naming her cookbook Cuisine a Latina as one of the top 25 of the year. Earlier in the week we noted that her Sra. Martinez restaurant made Esquire's list of 20 Best New Restaurants in America. Today's Michelle news concerns an upcoming "California Girls" dinner that will celebrate the food and wines of top female chefs from the west coast -- including two greats, Traci des Jardin and Nancy Silverton. Takes place at Michy's restaurant  Wednesday evening, October 28th, at 7:00 p.m. "sharp".
Here's the lineup:

Welcome at the Bar
Rose by Selene (Mia Klein), Napa Valley 2008

Traci des Jardin's Parmesan Reggiano Veloute
with Prosciutto di Parma Crisps
Sauvignon Blanc, Blueprint by Lail Vineyards (Robin Lail), Napa Valley 2007

Suzanne Goin's Roasted Fish and Fennel, Crushed Potatoes, Preserved Lemons, Charmoula
Sauvignon Blanc, Hyde Vineyard by Selene (Mia Klein), Carneros 2007

Judy Rogers' Roasted Chicken and Bread Salad
Pinot Noir by Merry Edwards, Sonoma Coast 2007
Cabernet Sauvignon by Paradigm (Heidi Barrett), Napa Valley 2005

Nancy Sliverton's Butterscotch Budino with Caramel Sauce
Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc by Honig (Kristin Belair), Napa Valley 2006

Price is $90, excluding tax and tip.
For reservations: 305-759-2001. Michy's is located at 6927 Biscayne Blvd., Miami.

We also have info about Ms. Bernstein's new discount lunch menu at Sra. Martinez, but we'll post that as Monday's Michelle News of the Day.

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