CHICKS and BUBBLES: The Aftermath

October 7, 2008 at 3:22 am (Our Favorite Things, Special Events) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Vintage Champagne and fried chicken are the most perfect pairing…really. We tested it out. For sure. The Champagne was delicious and extra bubbly. The food was plentiful and incredibly hearty. Our little chicks and bubbles picnic was quite lovely. Check out our menu, wine list, and photos below!

MENU:

Chopped salad

Ultimate Potato Salad

Coleslaw with vinegar and freshly ground black pepper

Homemade biscuits and honey butter

Green beans with bacon

Fried Chicken (marinated in buttermilk, salt and pepper…fried with garlic, rosemary and bacon)

Cherry Crumble Pie (from PIE)

CHAMPAGNE:

NV Launois Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs

NV Godme Blanc de Noirs

Veuve Cliquot Rare Vintage 1988 (disgorged in 2008)

Clos de Goisses 1991

Dom Ruinart 1996

Krug 1998

Paul Bara 2000

Cristal 2000

Launois Special Club 2000

Vueve Cliquot Rose 2000

Henriot Rose 1998

PHOTOS:

THE WINE~

THE FOOD:

Rosemary, Garlic, and Bacon in Peanut Oil

Rosemary, Garlic, and Bacon in Peanut Oil

Ultimate Potato Salad

Ultimate Potato Salad

Homemade Biscuits

Homemade Biscuits

Fried Chicken

Fried Chicken

Lance pours PINK

Lance pours PINK

Baked mac n cheese

Baked mac n' cheese

Mitch, the chicken fryer

Mitch, the chicken fryer

Cherry crumble pie, from PIE!

Cherry crumble pie, from PIE!

Lance pours KRUG (in a fancy vest)

Lance pours KRUG (in a fancy vest)

Champagne guests!

Drinkin bubbly

Drinkin' bubbly

Tom and Jess Lerner visit!

Tom and Jess Lerner visit!

Ms. Erin, Event Coordinator

Ms. Erin, Event Coordinator

Mission Champagne, Success!

Erin and Jim Bube: Mission Champagne, Success!

Kelly LOVES Champagne

Kelly LOVES Champagne

Erin LOVES knives.

Erin LOVES knives.

Cristal...mmmmhahmmmmmm.

Cristal...mmmmhahmmmmmm.

Cristal vs. Clos de Goisses

Cristal vs. Clos de Goisses

I see stars!

I see stars!

Mr. Jim of Heritage Wine Cellars, brought us a yummy gift...in magnum.  Paul Bara 1990.

Mr. Jim of Heritage Wine Cellars, brought us a yummy gift...in magnum. Paul Bara 1990.

Cheers,
Rachel
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1 Comment

  1. jim said,

    Dude, I’m famous. Thanks for the props. I’ll catch up with y’all soon.

    Bube

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