Thursday, December 15, 2011

RedWhite+Bluezz in Pasadena to offer holiday menus and music

‘Tis the season for special Pre Fixe menus, specialty dishes, wine flights, live entertainment and a lot of holiday “spirits” at redwhite+bluezz, the city’s premiere destination for cutting edge Americana cuisine and jazz.

For the sixth consecutive year, redwhite+bluezz is open for special holiday dinners on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve featuring food and wine from its award-winning menu and wine list. In addition to an assortment of the restaurant’s acclaimed classic dishes, redwhite+bluezz is serving up a four course prix fixe menu.

On Christmas Eve the special includes the choice of appetizers including a European Tour featuring a selection of artisan cheeses and charcuterie and Lobster Corn Dogs followed by either the fresh soup of the day, a baby spinach salad or a classic Caesar salad. Entree choices include herb rubbed prime rib with horseradish cream sauce, brussels sprouts and loaded mashed potatoes, striped bass with winter succotash citrus beurre blanc and lemon oil or a crispy duck entree with parsnip purée, sautéed spinach and tangy cherry apple sauce. Vanilla ice cream, beignets, apple brown sugar crumb topping and apple rum caramel sauce is dessert. Sommelier and General Manager Arcangelo Clarizio will be on hand to guide the perfect wine pairings from the redwhite+bluezz award-winning wine list. The Gee Mack Trio will be performing live jazz on Christmas Eve from 7:00pm to 11:00pm. Seatings are at 5:30pm, 6:00pm and 6:30pm.

redwhite+bluezz New Years Eve Prix Fixe menu also includes appetizer options of rwb acclaimed Crab Cakes, 1188A Filet Bites and Seared Foie Gras with second course options including Lobster Bisque, Roasted Tomato Soup and a classic Caesar or Roasted Beet Salad. Entrée choices are Australian Rack of Lamb with parmagiano reggiano mint pesto, Pan Roasted Halibut with forbidden rice, sautéed broccolini and resh tomato vinaigrette or Bone In Filet Mignon with pan roasted porcini mushrooms, purple Peruvian potatoes and lemon compote. A New Years Eve Dessert Trio rounds out the special holiday meal. The Jacques Lesure Trio will be performing live New Years Eve from 6:30pm to 12:30am. Seatings are at 9:00pm, 9:30pm and 10:00pm.

redwhite+bluezz also boasts a carefully crafted selection of New Year’s Eve Wine Flights including Pop A Cork, Countdown 2012 and A Very Good Year as well as some of 2012’s Best Bottles of wine and Celebration Cocktails.

“redwhite+bluezz has been a favorite holiday dinner and brunch destination for the past six years,” said rwb partner André Vener. rwb is closed on Christmas day.“Customers join us for the finest quality wine and specialty dishes as well as live music which always make for a more fulfilling experience.”

redwhite+bluezz, which remains a popular location for everything from intimate dinners to large parties, is also the ideal spot for Holiday Parties,

redwhite+bluezz also boasts weekday Happy Hours and spectacular brunches on Saturday and Sunday. Live jazz is a staple at redwhite+bluezz seven nights a week with Pasadena Jazz Institute’s Paul Lines performing every Tuesday evening.

Winner of numerous media awards for food, wine and music, redwhite+bluezz is located in the heart of Old Pasadena at 70 South Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91105.

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