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).
avocado / pomello / sesame
Paired with 2016 Robert Weil, Riesling Trocken, Rheingau, Germany
smoked eel / leek / dill; delicious soup perfectly paired with the
Hijos de Rainera Perez Marin, “La Guita”, Manzanilla Sherry, Jerez, Spain
Duck Breast on a black currant jus, with turnip salad, turnip purée, brussel sprout
2015 Wittmann, Spätburgunder, Rheinhessen, Germany
yam / kale / butter sauce, this was my favourite dish and pairing, outstanding flavours.
2016 MacIntyre, Heritage Reserve Chardonnay “Astra”, Naramata Bench, British Columbia
Dry aged striploin
carrot / cipollini / potato dauphine, my 2nd favourite dish and pairing.
2015 Montes, “Folly” Syrah, Apalta, Chile
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