Join Sister Cities Yorktown in a celebration of French Independence Day with a special wine dinner at the Riverwalk Restaurant, Thursday, July 14, at 7 p.m.
The cost is $75 and supports the organization’s special programs, including citizen and student exchanges with Yorktown’s sister city, Port-Vendres, France. Reservations can be made directly with the Riverwalk, 323 Water Street, Yorktown, by calling 757.875.1522
An assortment of French wines will accompany artisan cheeses and seasonal fresh fruit with bread and crackers for apéritif. Dinner will include escargot lollipops wrapped in puff pastry and baked with herb garlic butter; pan-seared filet mignon and lobster croquettes served with Foyot sauce (a variation on classic Béarnaise sauce); asparagus tips and wild mushrooms; and espresso crème brûlée. When making reservations, specify if you require a vegetarian option.