Late Winter Tasting Menu at Bauhaus Restaurant

It has been awhile since I had the Tasting Menu at Bauhaus, Executive Chef David Mueller launched their late winter tasting menu which I had a chance to try. I enjoyed their 6 course menu ($99) with wine pairings (extra $75).

1st course

Scallop tartare

Scallop tartare

avocado / pomello / sesame

Paired with 2016 Robert Weil, Riesling Trocken, Rheingau, Germany

2nd course

Potato soup

Potato soup

smoked eel / leek / dill; delicious soup perfectly paired with the

Hijos de Rainera Perez Marin, “La Guita”, Manzanilla Sherry, Jerez, Spain

 

3rd course

Duck Breast

Duck Breast on a black currant jus, with turnip salad, turnip purée, brussel sprout

2015 Wittmann, Spätburgunder, Rheinhessen, Germany

 

4th course

Sablefish

Sablefish

yam / kale / butter sauce, this was my favourite dish and pairing, outstanding flavours.

2016 MacIntyre, Heritage Reserve Chardonnay “Astra”, Naramata Bench, British Columbia

 

5th course

Dry aged striploin

Dry aged striploin

carrot / cipollini / potato dauphine, my 2nd favourite dish and pairing.

2015 Montes, “Folly” Syrah, Apalta, Chile

 

6th course

Parsnip mousse

Parsnip mousse

apple / raisin / almond

Taylor Fladgate, Fine White, Porto, Portugal

Make sure to reserve ahead to enjoy this tasting menu through to the end of March.

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