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Thursday, March 23

7pm – 10pm | AQUA by El Gaucho

The ultimate start to Taste Washington.

Treat yourself to a VIP evening at one of the region’s most sought-after wine events: the Red & White Party. Held at the renowned AQUA by El Gaucho on Seattle’s waterfront, this elegant affair features top Washington winemakers pouring only their most coveted bottles. Dress in your red and white best to enjoy bites and pours exclusively available at the Red & White Party – you won’t find these wines anywhere else at Taste Washington.

Paired with an exquisite menu from AQUA by El Gaucho’s Executive Chef Wesley Hood, there’s no better start to your Taste Washington experience.

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2016 Menu

Hamachi Crudo

pickled vegetables, yuzu gelee

Ahi Poke Wontons

sesame, soy, lime, harissa, jalapeño, scallion, sweet soy

Grilled Prawn Skewers

cilantro mojo, pineapple

Chilled Shellfish Display

dungeness fry legs, snow crab claws, jumbo prawns, west indian cocktail sauce, cajun remoulade

Fresh Oysters

rhubarb champagne granite


finger-lime caviar, pickled rhubarb, verjus vinaigrette

Braised Oxtail Tacos

pico de gallo

Top Sirloin Sliders

smoked beecher’s flagship, chipotle aioli, arugula, mama lil’s goat horn peppers

Beef Tenderloin Skewers

stinging nettle, spring garlic chimichurri

Foie Gras Torchon

brioche, kumquat marmalade

Dessert Display