It has been awhile since I had the Tasting Menu at Bauhaus, the Executive Chefs Tim Schultechef and David Mueller launched their summer tasting menu which I had a chance to try. I enjoyed their collaborative 6 course menu ($99) with wine pairings (extra $79) .
Cold Leek Soup, Vichyssoise style with seared Salmon and Potato ice cream, potato crumble, leek, pickled vegetables stunning dish on the summer men
Wine pairing with: Domane Wachau, Terrassen Smaragd, 2013 (Austria), Gruner Veltliner
Goat Cheese Spinach Agnolotti with summer squash zucchini, sunflower seed purée
Wine pairing with: Kunstler, 2015 Chardonnay (Germany), Limestone
Tuna with Avocado creme, kelp, rice chips, sesame, Mango, apple
Sake pairing with: Hakutsuru Jumai (Japan)
Beef shortrib on a Sweet Corn purée, with torched baby corn and chanterelles, salted and caramelized popcorn with a Barbq style sauce an incredibly delicious dish which paired perfectly with this wine.
Wine pairing with: Two Hands, 2014 Shiraz (Australia), McLaren Vale
Duck done 2 ways, the breast and the leg, with fois gras, Beetroot, charred onions, and blackberries; loved the various components and how they all played well together
Wine pairing with: Brunello di Motalcino 2011 (Italy) Verbena
Carrot cake and Orange, topped with a cream cheese foam and carrot tops; loved this dish, so creative with the vegetable garden in mind
Wine pairing with: La Stella 2016 (Okanagan, BC) Moscato D’Osoyoos
Make sure to reserve ahead to enjoy this tasting menu all summer long.
Bauhaus Restaurant is located in Gastown at 1 West Cordova Street, Vancouver. You can call them at 604-974-1147. Follow them on Twitter @BauhausRest
By: Richard Wolak