The Federal, Food Drink and Provisions is hosting Somerston vineyard, farm and winery, for a five-course wine dinner on Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. With whole lambs, olive oil, honey, herbs, veggies and wines flown into the 305 directly from the Somerston property in Napa Valley, the evening is truly a farm-to-table affair, including an innovative snout-to-tail lamb menu from Zapata, and wine pairings from the evening’s host Winemaker Craig Becker of Somerston Estates Wines. Cost for the dinner is per person, inclusive of tax/gratuity; reservations must be made in advance Menu follows.
Course 1:Priest Ranch Brut Rose Traditional MethodCharcuterie Boardlamb belly pancetta, head cheese, lamb liver pate, tartar,assorted pickles/marmalades/mustards
Course 2:Priest Ranch Grenache Blanc & Somerston Sauvignon BlancWarm Spring Vegetable Medleyfiddlehead ferns, morels, fava beans, 63 degree egg, lamblardons
Course 3:Centerline Highflyer Syrah BlendLamb Ragu & Gnocchilamby odds and ends, sheep’s milk ricotta gnocchi,reduced lamb jus
Course 4:Priest Ranch Petite SyrahBoard o'Lambsmoked leg of lamb, grilled lamb bratwurst,roasted lamb's head,braised red cabbage, mustard
Course 5:Somerston Port WineChocolate & Cheeseassorted textures and flavors
Located at 5132 Biscayne Boulevard in the MiMo district, The Federal, Food, Drink & Provisions is open for Supper Tuesday–Thursday from 6:00pm – 10:00pm, Friday–Saturday from 6:00pm – 11:00pm and Sunday from 6:00pm – 9:00pm. Their Bottomless Happy Hour takes place Tuesday–Friday from 5:00pm-7:00pm. The Boozy Weekend Brunch is Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30am – 3:30pm. Parking is free Tuesday–Thursday in front and rear parking lots; Valet Parking offered on weekends. Telephone: 305.758.9559; www.thefederalmiami.com