Thursday, March 26, 2015

This April at Slate Wine Bar + Bistro

From our friends at Slate Wine Bar + Bistro...

From April Fools to Mad Men to Easter to Tax Day

Slate Wine Bar + Bistro Special Events for 2015

April Fools Day
Wednesday, April 1
On April Fools’ Day, it’s Slate "NotWine" Bar + Bistro. All House specialty cocktails are $7 all day. For those that insist, bottles of wine are buy one, get one free.

Mad Men Premiere-Don Draper Classic Daiquiri
April 6-12
In honor of the premiere of the last season of Mad Men, Slate Wine Bar + Bistro presents a very classic Don Draper Daiquiri. This classic cocktail made popular by the also enigmatic Ernest Hemingway will be featured the first week of April at $9.

Tax Day
Wednesday, April 15
For those suffering the slings and arrows of tax payment and never ending tax forms - there happens to be a strategically placed Post Office just a few doors down from Slate Bistro + Wine Bar. So after mailing that return, get some sweet relief at Slate Bistro+Wine Bar. To the beleaguered masses, the restaurant is offering a complementary dessert with a purchase of an entrĂ©e, and maybe most important, bottles of wine - buy one, get one free... because wining beats whining.

Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 5
Prix Fixe four course meal for $35  
$24 Optional Wine Pairing available.

First Course:
Steamed Mussels
White wine garlic or tomato saffron sauce
WP-2012 Lagar de Costa Albarino, Rias Biaxas, Spain

Duck Breast Eggrolls
chili soy sauce or honey mustard dipping sauce
WP-2013 Zentas Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina

Pan Seared Scallops
bacon corn cream sauce served over spinach (gf)
WP-2012 Domaine de Chevilly Sauvignon Blanc, Quincy-Loire, France

Second Course:
Seasonal Risotto
seasonal vegetables, truffle oil, parmesan (gf) (v)
WP-2012 La Follette Chardonnay, North Coast, California

Chesapeake Bay Lump Crab Cakes
served with asparagus, french fries and choice of mushroom peppercorn sauce or herb butter (gf)
WP-2013 Conundrum, White Blend, California

Roasted Rosemary Leg of Lamb
seasonal vegetables + roasted potatoes
WP-2013 Boedecker Cellars-Pinot Noir-Willamette Valley, Oregon

Bistro Filet
roasted asparagus, french fries and choice of choice of mushroom peppercorn sauce or herb butter(gf)
WP-2012 Francois Villard "L'appel des Sereines" Syrah, Rhone, France

Third Course:
Elizabeth's Warm Fudge Brownie
served with vanilla ice cream
WP-2009 Silvano Garcia Monastrell, Jumilla, Spain

Jorge's Tres Leches
traditional latin sponge cake with three types of milk, coconut and cinnamon
WP-2010 Silvano Garcia Moscatel, Jumilla, Spain

Easter Treats:
WP-NV Biutiful Sparking Rose, Requena, Spain

Slate is located at 2404 Wisconsin Avenue and is open for lunch, dinner and brunch, Monday-Thursday 11:30 AM - 10 PM; Friday/Saturday, 11:30 AM - Midnight; and Sunday, 11 AM - 9 PM. For further information and reservations, call (202) 333-4304 or log into