Neighborhood restaurant Cliff Cafe is partnering with La Cave, owned by Kessler Park residents François and Anne Chandou, to host a six-course dinner paired with South African wines this Thursday evening. As part of the event, guests will meet Cape Classics owner Andre Shearer and expert Elizabeth Bray. Cape Classics currently represents 19 South African estates and labels.

The 7 p.m. dinner is limited to 40, but a few seats are still available for $110 per person. The Belmont Hotel is also offering a special rate of $89 for wine dinner participants who want to follow their meal with a stay at the hotel.

To make a reservation, email Francois or call 214.747.9463. Executive chef Robin Gill Lacy’s menu and the Cape Classics pairings can be found after the jump:
Course One:  Rock Lobster Tail Salad on Endive Boat with Curry, Ginger, Lemon, Avocado and Cantaloupe
Indaba Chenin Blanc 2007
Course Two:  Chicken Livers Peri Peri served on Crostini
Mulderbosch Rosé 2008
Course Three:  Meali Potage with Tomato
Rustenberg Chardonnay 2007
Course Four:  Boerewors with Sweet Potato Puree
Kanonkop Pinotage 2006
Course Five:  Grilled Marinated Lamb Sosaties with Red Onion Sambal, Cheese Grits and Sautéed Spinach
Rustenberg John X Merriman 2005 and De Toren Fusion V 2006
Course Six:  Buttermilk Pie with Blood Orange Reduction
Klein Constantia VDC 2002