Join us Thursday, June 12 at 6:30pm for the launch of DaNet, Chef Vitaly Paley's exclusive 5-course Russian dinner at Portland Penny Diner!
The night will feature five courses:
traditional blini and potato blini, sour cream, whipped butter, black cherry jam, house fermented sauerkraut, several kinds of house pickled vegetables, smoked beef tongue kholodetz, kielbasa stuffed pork loin, livernaya kalbasa, salad olivier, grandma's fish under carrot marinade, cheese and garlic spread, house cured steelhead caviar, smoked fish, beet and walnut pkhali.
braised oxtail khinkali, spicy herb dipping sauce
okroshka (chilled summer vegetable and house made kvas soup), mushroom piroshki
grilled lamb shashlik, Uzbek lepeshka, saffron rice plov, variety of sauces
Tort Po Kievski.
torte of meringue, hazelnuts, chocolate and buttercream
handmade Caravan black tea caramels
Bar Manager Brandon Wise will offer a focused drink and vodka list, along with wine pairings, available for additional purchase. Guests can expect to enjoy infused vodkas such as Apple & Ginger Vodka, Beet & Carraway Vodka, Honeyed Pear & Spicy Pepper Vodka, and Black Truffle Vodka.
The courses will be served family style at communal tables, with one seating at 6:30pm. Cost for the 5-course Russian pop-up dinner is $65 per person plus gratuity. Bartender Tony Guardian, aka DJ Expensive Taste, will be spinning a mix of psych, hip-hop, pop, traditional and old world romance music at the event, all of Slavic descent.
To make a reservation for DaNet, please call Imperial at (503) 228-7222.