Wednesday, January 11, 2012

EMBERS in Boca Park Offers Up a Scotch Paired Dinner on February 1st

Paired Tasting Menu February 1
Embers, the new local gathering spot located in Summerlin’s Boca Park, will serve up a multi-course paired menu to take diners on a journey through Scotland on Wednesday, February 1.  The feast features a welcome cocktail followed by five courses with paired Scotch for $100 per person, including tax and gratuity. Reservations are required and the dinner will begin at 7 pm.
Guests will be greeted with a Blood & Sand cocktail before sampling the first pairing, Oban Highland Single Malt, accompanied by a Classic Scottish Sampling featuring a Scotch egg, House made Haggis, and traditional black pudding served with warmed Rye Bread and scotch infused Mustard.  Next up is Cock-a- Leekie Soup and Mixed Green Salad; the traditional Scottish soup with chicken, leaks, barley and julienne of prunes is joined by a mixed green salad with raspberry vinaigrette, candied walnuts, barley and Scottish Lanark bleu chez.  This duo will be paired with Glenkinchie Lowland Single Malt.  The first of two entrees is a Scottish Salmon, pan seared with tarragon, served with a side of Neeps (pureed parsnips) and broiled asparagus alongside Cragganmore Speyside Single Malt followed by Deconstructed Lamb Stew showcasing marinated and seared lamb chops served with fingerling potatoes, baby carrots, chipollini onions and scotch demi glaze, which will be accompanied by Lagavulin Islay Single Malt.  For the finale,  a Scottish Shortbread Pudding topped with Scottish caramel tablet and a raspberry whiskey reduction with a Not So Rusty Nail, an Embers specialty cocktail.
Embers Grille + Spirits opened in  Boca Park in Summerlin September 2011 and has quickly become a Summerlin neighborhood favorite with its approachable fare, modern atmosphere and welcoming staff.  This lovely independently owned restaurant and bar offers Angus steaks, ribs, seafood and new American classics, an accessible wine list and an extensive cocktail menu.  Embers, located in Summerlin’s  Boca Park, is open from 3 pm to 11 pm Monday –Thursday, 3 pm – 2 am on Friday and Saturday and from 1 pm to 11 pm on Sunday. For reservations or more information call 702.778.2160 or visit

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