Searsucker Downtown Introduces First 'Tailored Fit' Wine Pairing Dinner | Wednesday, March 11

March 5, 2015

Located in the heart of downtown San Diego’s Gaslamp District, the flagship location of Searsucker will introduce “The Tailored Fit’ wine series starting on Wednesday, March 11, beginning with a reception at 5:30pm and seated dinner at 6pm. Held in the private dining room, the March 11 dinner will spotlight wines from Swanson Vineyards and feature a five-course menu paired with five wines. Guests will have the opportunity to meet winemaker Chris Phelps from Swanson who will be in attendance as well as have the chance to purchase some of the featured wines at the event. 

The five course ’Tailored Fit’ wine pairing menu on March 11 is $85 per person and reservations are required due to the limited seating. Guests can call the restaurant directly at (619) 233-7327 to reserve their spot. The menu includes the following:

Amuse: hiramasa with lardo + petite fennel salad + pomegranate seeds + juice paired with 2013 Sonoma Mountain Pinot Grigio

First Course: Santa Barbara spot prawns + local uni + pea tartar + Calabrian chiles paired with 2012 Swanson Vineyards Napa Valley Chardonnay

Second Course: Foie gras + huckleberries + huckleberry gastrique, pop rocks, and brioche paired with 2011 Napa Valley CYGNET Merlot

Third Course: Duck and Eel terrine + mole negro + duck chicharon + and cilantro paired with 2011 Swanson "Alexis" Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Fourth Course: Chocolate tart + dark chocolate ganache +cocoa nib + cassis paired with 2010 Instant Napa Cabernet Sauvignon

The monthly Tailored Fit wine series at Searsucker San Diego will be held the first week of each month. The next events are scheduled for Monday, April 6 with Laird Family Estate of Napa Valley with the following event on Wednesday, May 6 with Sparkman Cellars of Washington.

Searsucker is located at 611 5th Avenue in the heart of San Diego's Gaslamp. For more information, visit