Blue Gets Peruvian

The cultural festivities benefit a good cause
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Causa Rellenas are just one Peruvian specialty on the menu at Blue's upcoming event

Starting at 630pm on Friday, March 13, Blue Restaurant & Bar in uptown Charlotte will host Peruvian Night with host Neale Bayly. The three course dinner costs $49.95 per person and benefits Wellspring International Outreach. Reservations are required.

Aside from benefiting a cause that helps bring awareness to abandoned children all over the world, the Peruvian evening will feature amazing food. Here's a peak at what attendees will be tasting:

Passed Hors D'Oeuvres:

  • Anticuchos: A Peruvian beef kebab
  • Ceviche
  • Causa Rellena: a layered combination of potato, chicken, avocado, and aji amarillo
  • Yuquitas Rellenas: cheese-stuffed fried yucca balls with huancaina sauce
  • Shortrib, cheese, and chili empanadas

Soup: Chupe de Camaron, a Peruvian shrimp chowder with a bit of spice

Dinner: Choice of either:

  • Aji de Galina with Papa a la Huancaina: chicken in a spicy cream sauce with boiled yellow potatoes covered with a spicy cheese sauce
  • Lomo Saltado: A Peruvian chifa stir fry dish that combines marinated strips of sirloin with onions, tomatoes, and vegetables; served with fried potato slices and rice.

Dessert: Suspiro Limeno; a delicious caramel custard topped with meringue

Come out for the cause AND the food! Call 704-927-2583 to reserve.

Categories: Dine & Dish, Food + Drink