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California Fig Feast

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California Fig FeastFor Road Trips Foodies who love figs of all kinds: what about a California Fig Feast?

There’s one scheduled by the California Fig Advisory Board for 6:30 p.m. August 11, 2018, in the Vineyard Restaurant & Bar, 605 South I Street, Madera, California.

It’s presented by the restaurant’s Chef, Ian Cookson. Tickets are $80 (including tax and tip).

Here’s the menu:

Appetizers
*Local Cheeses
*House-made California Fig Sausage
*Fresh and Marinated California Figs
*Pork Rinds

Salad
*Caramelized California Figs, Feta and Blistered Peppers
with Dried Chile and California Fig Dressing

First Course
*Macerated California Fig Toast with Ricotta, Parmesan,
Tarragon, Black Pepper, Local Honey and Almonds

Main Course
*Locally-raised Mangalitsa Pork Roasted Whole
with California Fresh Fig Jam and Local Vegetables

Dessert
*Fresh California Fig Macaron
with Mascarpone Crème and Balsamic
Prosecco, White and Rosé Wine Pairings

(Photo courtesy of California Fig Advisory Board)

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