Two titans of Starved Rock Country, the Lone Buffalo and August Hill Winery, are teaming up for a special five-course wine dinner!

This Thursday, October 24th, five of August Hill's best seasonal wines, will be perfectly paired with a delicious five-course meal at The Lone Buffalo's Ottawa restaurant. The Lone Buffalo's executive chef, Matt Mockler, has created a premium one-night only menu for this event, a can't miss for any culinary aficionados visiting the area this week.


Here's a sneak peek at the menu and wine pairings:

Seared Duck Breast w Roasted Broccolini
Lingonberry Drizzle
-Illinois Sparkling Co. Brut Rosé de Saignée

Pickled Beets Arugula Oven Roasted Tomatoes
-August Hill Winery Chardonel

Scallops 3 ways
Grilled, Caviar Mashed
Seared Celery Root Puree
Fried Asian Pickled Cucumbers
-August Hill Winery Vignoles


Lamb Eye Medallion
Thyme Marinated Fingerlings and Brussel Sprouts w/ Crispy Pancetta
-August Hill Winery Norton

Pumpkin Puree Tart
Candied Apples and Cherries
Hand Whipped Southern Comfort Heavy Vanilla Cream
Candied Pecans
-August Hill Winery Moscato


Best of all, The Lone Buffalo and August Hill will be giving away four tickets to Ottawa's upcoming Wine and Art Walk, held on November 2nd.

More information, and tickets for the wine dinner, can be found on The Lone Buffalo's website.


The Lone Buffalo

812 La Salle Street

Ottawa, IL 61350

(815) 324-9549