WFSO Calendar

Educational Event / Oysters and Ch. d' Yquem

November 9th 2019
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Olympic Oyster Bar

Host: Atwood
Location: Olympia Oyster Bar, 4214 N. Mississippi Ave., Portland, OR 97217

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$89 Members, $109 Guest (includes gratuity)
Limit 16 (this is a very small, highly popular new restaurant)
When WFSO Chairman Atwood was visiting Ch. D' Yquem he happened to ask the winemaker in 1984 what was the best food to go with Yquem? The winemaker didn't hesitate. He replied "With Oysters in the half shell before dinner."

This Educational Event will show us how Ch. D' Yquem, other Sauternes, and other dessert wines  match up with oyters on the half shell. We will also try some baked oysters.

Olympia Oyster Bar right below member Ava Stevens' condo, is an intimate neighborhood oyster and wine bar serving small seasonal seafood plates and unique oyster preparations. Each dish is inspired by Chef Maylin's Mexican heritage and the global flavors of Japan and the Mediterranean.

Olympia's menu sets out to feature the honest beauty of seafood without over-manipulating it or masking its flavors. The result is a voyage into vibrant colors, fragrant spices, and fresh and crisp flavor combinations. Not your typical oyster bar!

2013 Amavi Walla Walla Late Harvest Semillon  
2009 Sokol-Blosser Late Harvest White Reisling  
2007 Macon Pierreclos Nolblesse du Chardonnay  
2000  Prager “Sweet Claire” Late Harvest Reisling  
2014 Ch. Rieussec Sauternes
2005 Ch. Les Justices Sauternes
2001 Ch. Suduiraut   Sauternes
1999 Ch. d’ Yquem Sauternes
West Coast Oysters in the half shell served with house accoutrements |
habanero fermented chili sauce + pickled serranos

Baked Oysters 3 ways:
Fennel & Leek| smoked goat butter+ garlic+ crumble+ gremolata
Saffron| garlic+ roasted pimento+ almonds +crumble
Kataifi| crispy+ smoked avocado + pickled serrano jam

Bread with smoked goat butter

Clams & mussels with aleppo butter |clam broth + garlic + lemon

Little Gem Caesar Salad with anchovies + furikake crouton + pecorino

Butterleaf Lettuce Salad with fromage blanc + 7 min egg + watermelon radish +
fennel crouton + pepita buttermilk dressing

Drinking Boards:
Olives, mussels en escabeche. Sardine rillettes , radish and butter,
crispy Oregon bay shrimp, baguette

Parking: On the street but difficult. Arrive early to find parking.

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