Cocktail Dinner with Christophe Bakunas

Blood & Sand is proud to host a cocktail dinner with Christophe Bakunas.  He resides in Chicago Il. and brings with him some very yummy products.  Small’s Gin, Exchange Gin, Ransom Old Tom Gin, and Whipper Snapper Whiskey.  Blood & Sand has paired 4 cocktails with 4 amazing dishes.  Below is the menu we are featuring.  Space is limited so RSVP as soon as you can.  Look forward to seeing you here.

Cocktail Dinner – $45 per person  (This is a deal)

Monday, November 14, 2011, 7:00 pm

The Local Wine & Spirits Company, Chicago Illinois
Proprietor Christophe Bakunas

Learn about their Sheridan, Oregon distillery and small batch, artisan spirits
which express the best 19th c. American distillation recipes and techniques.

First Course
Exchange Vodka, Aperol, Punte E Mes Vermouth,
Rinse of Pumpkin Vinaigrette, Lemon Juice, Simple Syrup

paired with

Fall Salad of Baby Greens, Beets, Apples, Radish, Pumpkin Vinaigrette

Second Course
Whipper Snapper Oregon Whiskey, Isley Scotch, Anis,
Bianco Vermouth, Peychauds Bitters

paired with

Smoked Chicken Consommé, Sunchoke Tortellini, Fennel

Third Course
Ransom Old Tom Gin, Whipper Snapper Oregon Whiskey, Cardamaro,
Yellow Chartreuse, Mole Bitters, Lux Bitters

paired with

Roasted Leg of Lamb, Tomato Fondue, Olive Jus

Fourth Course
Smalls Gin, Honey, Coffee, Velvet Falernum, Lemon Zest, Cassis Whip Cream

paired with

Doughnuts, Lemon Curd

An Evening With Local Farmer, Greg Pusczek (Wed. 11/2)

Blood & Sand is honored to be hosting Greg Pusczek Wednesday November 2, for a 5 course tasting menu that will be paired with your choice of paired beverages.  Greg is one of the finest farmers in the Midwest and will be discussing his ideas on food, as well answering all questions throughout dinner.

Chef Chris Bork will be creating a 5 course menu featuring Greg’s vegetables, greens, and fruit.  This event is $45 and will begin at 7pm.  If you’re interested in reserving a spot, please RSVP to Adam ( or TJ (