This week Manhattan Lincoln and Chef Wolfgang Ban of Seasonal and Edi & The Wolf hosted a special Dine and Drive event, showcasing the all new Lincoln 2012 MKZ Hybrid. Guests enjoyed delicious hand-picked wine paired with small appetizers by Chef Ban upon arrival and were able to walk around and car-gaze at Manhattan Automobile Company.
Appetizers included porkbelly, beef tartar, king crab, oysters, tomato bread with basil, and beet gazpacho. Some of the wines accompanying the dishes include Steininger Riesling Sekt, Forstreiter Gruner Veltliner Grand Reserve 2010, and Wieninger Pinot Noir Select 2008, just to name a few.
This Saturday in the Hamptons, the James Beard Foundation is hosting their Annual Chefs & Champagne Event, honoring Emeril Lagasse. Lagasse will be joined by other beloved chefs like Marcus Samuelsson and Wolfgang Ban among many others.
Hosted at the Wolffer Estate in Sagaponack, the event promises to have unlimited champage, beer, and wines from the area. They will also be announced the Christian Wolffer Scholarship for Wine and Food Studies.