If you're not busy with Restaurant Week, here's a terrific chance to try unusual cheese and wines at Lou on Vine.
Artisanal cheeses and oddball wine: an evening with the Cheese Impresario
Who: Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker Sid Cook. Sid's earthy and unique cheeses reflect their place of origin and an experimental, individual take on contemporary American artisanal cheese making, and Barrie Lynn, The Cheese Impresario.
What: An evening dedicated to Sid Cook's Carr Valley cheeses. Barrie Lynn will talk a bit about the cheeses and Lou will pair them with exotic condiments from Cory Baehr Imports and a tasting flight of oddball, neigh extreme cheese wines, some sweet, some oxidative, all 100 percent groovy.
When: Tuesday, February 3, 6:30-8 pm
Where: Lou on Vine, 724 Vine St., Hollywood
How much: The cost for the evening is $25, wine included.
If you've ever found yourself pondering if Carr Valley Virgin-Pine Native Blue would work with a nutty tasting oxidative white wine from the Jura, here's your opportunity to find out!, say Lou Amdur and Barrie Lynn.