Sadly, Charlie Palmer's "Pigs and Pinot" lies beyond our reach, but CorkBar does have a "Swine and Wine" dinner coming up next month that shares a pretty cool, if fairly similar, name. On February 2nd, the Downtown wine bar and restaurant will team up with Cast Iron Gourmet, a local maker of small-batch bacons. A three-course dinner will revolve around everyone's favorite breakfast porker, served from 5:00 to 10:00 P.M. alongside optional wine pairings. Yes, of course, a bacon cupcake is making an appearance here, how could it miss the party? Check out the full menu below and make reservations at 213-746-0050. Or if you wanna roll the dice, two winners will be granted dinner for two by following the restaurant on Twitter and tweeting their favorite bacon dish.
Swine and Wine Dinner
403 W. 12th St.
Frisée and Bacon Salad
with Roasted Tomato, Shallot, Bacon Lardons, and Grain Mustard Vinaigrette
Cured Pork Belly Báhn Mi Sliders,
with Hoisin Glaze, Sambal Aïoli, Micro Cilantro, and Pickled Daikon and Carrot, served on a Brioche Bun with a side of Sriracha Sauce
Bacon Chocolate Cupcake
with Caramel Whipped Cream and Bacon Lardons.
A $13 Optional Wine Pairing includes:
2009 Melville Viognier
2006, Holus Bolus Syrah
2008 Justin "Obtuse" Port