On the heels of the blockbuster Tomato Art Festival, Capitol Grille chef Tyler Brown will host a late-summer harvest tomato dinner to benefit Slow Food Nashville Aug. 12 at 6:30 p.m.
Brown and the Capitol Grille team will create tomato dishes to showcase crops from Jeff Poppen of Barefoot Farms in Red Boiling Springs and Farmer Dave of Gallatin. Yep, even tomato-based desserts.
Tickets are $45 per person, plus $20 for wine pairings. For information or reservations call 345-7116. A complete tomato-loaded menu with wine pairings is posted after the jump.
Tasting of local Kentucky and Tennessee country hams with housemade tomato condiments
Maso Canali Pinot Grigio, Trentino, Italy
Maine Diver Scallop, parsnip, sauce vierge
Louis Latour, Grand Ardeche, Chardonnay, Vin de Pays
Braised Beef short ribs, Carolina gold rice "Middlins", ratatouille
Mont Pellier, Pinot Noir, California Central Coast
Sundried tomato macaroon, white chocolate basil ganache
Tomato & buttermilk panna cotta, balsamic gelée, tomato jam, black pepper tuile
Fonseca Vintage Character Bin 27