Monday, November 28, 2016

Champagne Dinner at Bastille

From our friends at Bastille Restaurant & Wine Bar...

Bubbles at Bastille

Bastille presents a lush Champagne Dinner just in time for the holidays

There is no better way to celebrate than with bubbles. At Bastille, Chef/owners Christophe and Michelle Poteaux have created a festive meal perfectly paired with that sparkling vintage from France., Champagne. The five-course menu is priced at $99 including pairings (not including taxes and gratuities.)

The meal begins with L’Amuse-Bouche of Oysters Rockefeller paired with Blanc de Blanc “Belle Jardin”, Alsace, Brut NV, followed by Le Vol au Vent, a creamy “Oeufs brouillés” with caviar, puff pastry shell, and chives paired with Jacques Copinet “Marie Etienne”, Blanc de Blanc, Champagne NV, followed by La Lotte au homard - gently poached Atlantic Monkfish medallion, lobster sauce, sautéed spinach and lemon zest with Polivert-Jacques Brut, Champagne NV; La fricassée de volaille-sautéed Amish chicken in a creamed mushroom sauce, with Potato gnocchi, Trumpet and hen of the wood mushrooms and carrots with Lallier Grand Cru Champagne, 2008 vintage and ending with Le Bavarois aux fraises - strawberry bavarois, lemon chiffon cake, black pepper meringue and strawberry sorbet paired with Lallier Rose Grand Cru, Champagne NV.

Bastille is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11:30 AM until 10 PM and Sunday 11:30 AM until 9 PM serving brunch, lunch, dinner and all day dining with café and bar menu offered. The restaurant is located in The Asher at 606 N. Fayette Street in Alexandria, Virginia, just two blocks from the Braddock Metro. For reservations and further information, log into or call (703) 519-3776.