5th Annual New Times Pairings 9/13/12

5th Annual New Times Pairings 9/13/12
September 13, 2012, 7-10 p.m. General Admission / 6 p.m. VIP
Greater Fort Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center
1950 Eisenhower Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316
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General Admission: $50 (prepaid online), or $60 at the door
VIP: $90 (prepaid) or $100 at the door
Buy Tickets Online or at the door the evening of the event. Tickets are limited.

The fifth annual New Times PAIRINGS, in partnership with Wine Watch, returns!Culinary creations will be featured by more than 40 of South Florida’s top restaurants expertly paired with fine wines from around the globe, craft beers and specialty cocktails.

The event will bring together 1,500 young professionals, local businesses, event goers and foodies alike for an evening of gourmet selections, tasty libations and fun. A portion of the event’s proceeds will support the Jack & Jill’s Children’s Center’s mission of breaking the cycle of poverty for children of low-income, working families in Broward County through family-oriented child care services and family intervention and support.

Attendees will enjoy an array of food samples from well-known restaurants, an assortment of fine wines, craft beer and cocktails and live entertainment. A panel of judges will award prizes for “Best Bites”, “Best Sweets”, “Best Overall” and “Best Pairing.”

A limited amount of VIP tickets will be available offering early entrance to the event, a larger wine glass, comfortable seating in the VIP Lounge with catered food, premium wine and cocktail samples and full access to PAIRINGS.

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America’s Backyard To be announced
Alibi Catering Burger Sliders paired with a craft beer
Another Perfect Party Butter poached lobster and boniato cake with blood orange syrup, avocado butter and micro greens paired with Benziger Chardonnay
Sonoma Coast 2011
Bimini Boatyard Spicy mango and cucumber tuna tartar with scallions, sweet soy and wasabi garnished with Tobiko caviar, miso dressing and mandarin or-ange segments on a crispy wonton paired with Chandon Etoile Brut
Blue Moon Fort Lauderdale To be announced
Bravo Ristorante Pollo Scarpariello paired with Ferrari Carano Siena (Sangiovese/Malbec Blend) Sonoma 2010
Brooklyn Ice Various flavors of Italian Ice
Buddha Sky Bar Himachi Ponzy vegetable roll paired with Tozai Typhoon Sake / Pineapple fried rice paired with Tozai Snow Maiden Nigori Sake
Caf̩ Vico Burrata Рa soft mozzarella di bufala cheese, served over a grilled tomato, topped with crispy prosciutto ham and reduced balsamic vinegar sauce
paired with BirradAmare Marzen
Casa D’Angelo Veal and pecorino cheese meatballs with braised San Marzano tomato paired with 2009 Corte Pavone Rosso di Montalcino
China Grill Tuna Oshi paired with Alta Vista Torrontes Salta 2011
Christina Wan’s Mandarin House Chicken Soong (minced Asian chicken served on rice cracker)
Crazydilla food truck Cubadillas
Darryl & Oliver’s Café Maxx Blue crab “cream puff” with Napa slaw in aged sherry vinaigrette paired with 2008 Grgich Hills Chardonnay Napa
Downtowner Saloon Slow roasted prime rib with gravy paired with 2008 Polkura Syrah Marchigue Colchagua Valley
El Jefe Luchador Tacos De Barbacoa/ Smoked Mushrooms/ Pickled Onion & Corn Salsa Fresca/ Truffle Crema paired with Breckenridge Agave Wheat
Firewall Food Truck Gourmet wood fired pizza
French Quarter Gumbo and rice
Gelato Petrini Gelato in several flavors paired with NV Caposaldo Sweet Moscato
Gran Forno Grilled Chicken Pesto Panini paired with Domaine De La Chique Cotes Du Roussillon 2008
Grill on the Alley Braised Short Ribs, with Horseradish mashed potato paired with Messenger Red Wine #1
Ideal Fusion Cuisine Tuna Tartar paired with Row Eleven Vinas 3 Pinot Noir 2008
Il Mulino Meatballs & Tiramisu paired with Santi Valpolicella Classico Superiore Ripasso 2009
Knucklehead Burgers Mini Kh Bragadocious Sliders featuring our Kh Signature blend of filet mignon, brisket and chuck, hand formed into 2 mini patties &
stacked with melted sharp cheddar cheese & smoked pecan bacon paired with 2010 Justin Cabernet Sauvignon Paso Robles
La Barraca Paella
Laffing Matterz / Club Level @ BCPA Pulled BBQ pork sliders with Asian slaw paired with 2010 Byron Pinot Noir Santa Barbara
Lauderdale Grill Ahi tuna nachos – Sushi Grade tuna with seaweed salad on fried wontons drizzled with a wasabi aioli, orange ginger sauce, and sriracha
paired with Mont Marcal Cava Brut Reserva NV
Lobsta Rollin Food Truck Lobster and tuna rolls
Lush Confections Beer infused truffles paired with craft beer selections from Florida Beer Co.
MUGS BBQ Pulled Pork Nachos and Crab Cake Bites
New River Pizza To be announced
Old Heidelberg Deli Grill Sausages (Bratwurst, Kielbasa, Beef Knockwurst) over a variety of homemade German rolls. Canapés (Homemade bread slices with
a variety of homemade cold/cuts, hams and cheeses) 3 Homemade salads: German potato salad, Mayo potato salad as well as out homemade ham salad.
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Palate Party Seared crab cake with sweet corn sauce and pickled shallot relish paired with Vina Robles White 2010
Rebel House Crispy Lamb Belly/ Green Mango “Kimchee”/ Rebel Hoisin/ Spicy Peanuts paired with Pali Pinot Noir Riviera Sonoma Coast 2009
ROK:BRGR Tacos & sliders paired with Montes Twins Malbec/Cabernet Sauvignon Colchagua Valley 2011
SAIA Crispy Salmon Tartar paired with 2010 Chateau Ste. Michelle Red Blend Columbia Valley
Salsa Fiesta Sampler of various bites
Salt 7 Tuna Poke
Sea Level Spicy Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho, Avocado, Rock Shrimp paired with Greystone Cellars Sauvignon Blanc California 2011
Sette Bello Osso Bucco paired with Dominus Napanook Napa 2009
Smokey Bones Pulled Pork paired with Viña Cobos Felino Cabernet Sauvignon Mendoza 2010
Steak 954 Big Eye Tuna Tacos paired with Duvel Belgian Golden Ale
Tarpon Bend Baja Mahi Tacos paired with Yarden Mount Hermon White Galilee 2011
TeeJay Thai Sushi Sushi Bomb РDice tuna, salmon, white fish, red onions. Masago scallions jalape̱o cucumber with Tee Jay yuzu spicy sauce; also serving Spicy
beef salad (beef lime tomato carrot red onion and chili paste) and a sushi Roll paired with Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte Brut NV
YOLO Octopus Carpaccio paired with The Seeker Sauvignon Blanc New Zealand 2011

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