National Press Club

Meat and wine lovers rejoice! Multi-course dinner, Tuesday at Fourth Estate

May 15, 2013 | By Donna Leinwand Leger | DLeinwand@USAToday.com

May 21 will be a meat-lover's dream at the National Press Club's Fourth Estate restaurant.

Enjoy a multi-course Certified Angus Beef dinner with paired wines from Rodney Strong.
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The meal will feature beef-focused hors d'oeuvres including beef satay and flatiron steak. Four beef-themed courses include a soup, a grilled Certified Angus Hanger steak salad, a surf and turf course and the as a main dish, the King of Beef: a certified Angus Prime Rib.

Each course will be paired with an appropriate wine from Rodney Strong, a renowned Sonoma County winemaker whose bold reds are the perfect match for great beef.

Menu:

Hors d'oeuvres
Skewered Certified Angus Beef Spinalus Satay with Asian dipping sauce;
Angus Flatiron Steak with Gorgonzola Skewer; Basil Meatballs with Ground Certified Angus Beef; Rodney Strong Charlotte's Home Sauvignon Blanc 2012, Northern Sonoma County, Calif.

Soup
Onion braised Certified Angus short-rib off the bone, Beef-Onion Consommé; Parmesan Crouton Rodney Strong Chalk Hill Chardonnay 2011, Chalk Hill, Sonoma County, Calif.

Salad
Spring Greens, New Peas, Shiitake Mushrooms, Goat Cheese & Grilled Angus Hanger Steak; Davis Bynum Jane's Vineyard Pinot Noir 2011, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, Calif.

Surf/Turf Course
Rosemary Shrimp and Certified Angus Teres Major Steak, Soft Polenta and Green Beans Almandine; Rodney Strong Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2010, Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, Calif.

Intermezzo
Local Tropical Sorbet

Entrée
The King of Beef: Certified Angus Prime Rib, Wine Demi, Chive Mashed Potatoes and Spinach soufflé; Rodney Strong Alexander's Crown Cabernet Sauvignon 2009, Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, Calif.

Dessert
The Cow Jumped over the Moon
Rodney Strong Knotty Vines Zinfandel 2011, Northern Sonoma County, CA