The Very Veggie Feast is a six-course, all-vegan friendly, menu with an optional wine pairing.
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“We have always had a focus of working with the produce that is local and in season,” said Lily’s Bistro Owner, Emily Mendenhall in a press release to this news organization. “It just made sense to us to create a themed menu based entirely around that, and having it be 100 percent vegan was an exciting concept to cater to all of our vegan friends and neighbors who have supported us over the last five years.”
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Lily's Bistro is celebrating 5 years with an epic six-course, plant-based dinner on Aug. 14 at 6:30 p.m. PHOTO: CONTRIBUTED.
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The menu features:
1st Course (Amuse): Grilled peach with cashew “cheese” and hibiscus gastrique. Optional wine pairing: Pierre Sparr Cremant d'Alsace Reserve Brut
2nd Course: Roasted local vegetables from Patchwork Farms and Dayton Urban Grown with poached garlic puree and parsley pistou. Optional wine pairing: Cline Cellars Farmhouse White (Palomino white wine blend)
3rd Course: Ohio sweet corn chowder. Optional wine pairing: Babich Unoaked New Zealand Chardonnay
4th Course: Pea and mint hand-rolled gnocchi with lemon “beurre blanc.” Optional wine pairing: Domaine du Salvard Cheverny
5th Course: Lentil "meat-balls" with curried peanut sauce and crispy fried carrot straws. Optional wine pairing: chilled Georges Deboeuf Beaujolais Gamay
6th Course (dessert): Blueberry lime pie with candied lime peel. Optional wine pairing: Begonia red berry sangria
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“With so many bright and vibrant flavors, wine is a great pairing for this meal,” Mendenhall said in a press release to this news organization. “We’re very intentional about the wines that we stock and introduce with each new season.”
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The cost to attend is $49, which includes tax and tip. Owner Emily Mendenhall has also curated an optional $15 wine pairing of six 2-ounce pours.
Lily's Bistro is celebrating 5 years with an epic six-course, plant-based dinner on Aug. 4 at 6:30 p.m. in the Oregon District.
Want to go?
WHAT: The Very Veggie Feast
WHERE: Lily’s Bistro, 329 E. 5th St., Dayton
WHEN: Tuesday, Aug. 14 at 6:30 p.m.