John Ash Wild Game Dinner

Venison, candy caps on Nov. 12 menu

As the weather cools, the leaves turn, and the nights lengthen, it’s definitely time for hearty dishes and rich flavors. On November 12, 2011 Chef John Ash leading a class featuring seasonal wild foods. He’ll talk about wild mushrooms (did you know that Northern California has the largest variety of wild mushrooms in the world?), prepare wild game (John’s first cookbook was American Game Cooking), and sustainable seafood (John is on the board of advisers for Seafood Watch). Lambert Bridge wines will be served throughout the meal.

On the menu:

• Wild Mushroom Hunters Soup OR Wild Mushrooms in Parchment Beggar’s Purses
• Grilled Salmon with Green Goddess Dressing
Loin of Venison with Blackberry Sage Sauce
• Roasted Fall Vegetables
• Pan-Roasted Pears with Candy Cap Mushroom Custard Sauce

Enjoy Lambert Bridge wines in the barrel room. Reservations @ Relish Culinary 707.431.9999. $145pp

Where else to find wild game?