Unpretentious Wine Thursday: Bourbon Street Returns With Spring Food and Wine Pairings

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FULLERTON, Calif., April 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bourbon Street Bar and Grill in Fullerton returns for spring with the popular 'Unpretentious Wine Thursday' series, where new and old friends can gather in cheerful pockets throughout the restaurant, alongside the bar, and outside on a heated wraparound patio to enjoy food and wine pairings from 5:30pm to 8:00pm at Bourbon Street Bar and Grill, 110 E. Commonwealth Ave. in Downtown Fullerton in Orange County, April 17, May 15, and June 19, and every third Thursday of subsequent months through 2014. Flyer: http://bourbonstreetfullerton.com/private-parties/.

The $10 per-person event is reflective of new trends in beverages across the nation for "innovation" wines that are good-tasting and easy to drink immediately upon opening.

The only location in Fullerton offering a wine pairing with this accessible approach and at this price point, visitors of the new informal monthly series will enjoy 3-4 wines from a featured vintner with three pairings of hearty, thoughtful, seasonal and local small plates as part of this unique downtown Fullerton experience:

April 17 - Southern Classics paired with J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines

  • Chardonnay with Voodoo Shrimp
  • Sauvignon Blanc with Tomato Bisque and Gouda and Cheddar Parmesan Crusted Grilled Cheese
  • Merlot with Country Fried Steak and Blue Cornmeal Belgian Waffles

May 15 - Cajun Fusion Favorites paired with Root: 1 Wine

  • Sauvignon Blanc with Gorgonzola and Caper Bruschetta
  • Pinot Noir with Shrimp Jambalaya
  • Carmenere with Cajun Penne Pasta
  • Cabernet Sauvignon with Cajun Dog Smothered in Chicken Gumbo

Says Bourbon Street co-owner and unpretentious wine enthusiast John Skehan, "Our spring wine selections are fresh, crisp, and enjoyable anytime, just like the Bourbon Street menu items they are paired with. We proudly continue to show a newer, gentler face of our restaurant and bar through this series."

Reservations encouraged at 714-626-0050.

ABOUT BOURBON STREET: Established in 2007, Bourbon Street offers California Cajun cuisine in the heart of historic downtown Fullerton with a menu made entirely from scratch featuring farm fresh, locally sourced ingredients. In addition to a world-class selection of slow-aged bourbons and whiskies, Bourbon Street features a wide array of bottled and draught beer, as well as a comprehensive wine list. Bourbon Street is located at 110 E. Commonwealth Ave, Fullerton, CA, with 800 adjacent parking stalls. Reservations can be made at 714-626-0050.

http://bourbonstreetfullerton.com

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Annie N. Rivera - 714-365-4170