Wednesday, December 29, 2010

new years eve.

I hope the holidays have been good for everyone. All the cooks and I have put our heads together to come up with a menu for New Years Eve Dinner, I think its going to be a good one.
New Years at Navarre will be a three course meal with a few choices. A wine flight will be offered to compliment. We will be taking reservations for all size groups. I will update the blog with menu details soon.
Please come to dinner, raise a glass and enjoy.


prix fixe:

45. for 3 courses
25. for wine pairing

please call for reservations.


Sunday, October 31, 2010

Friday, September 3, 2010

Friday, August 27, 2010

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Saturday, July 10, 2010


Giovanna and I are opening a new place it will be called Luce. We are focusing on special events and dinners, both private and public. Luce is located at 2140 East Burnside. We have already had birthday parties, wedding receptions, wine tastings, special dinners- all were private. We are having our first public events in a week and a half. There will be three different events. If interested, please click here for more information, to make reservations or to be put on the mailing list.

We are very excited and hope one of these events are of interest to you.

First Event
A pig dinner with Apolloni Vineyards. Alfredo and I will create a menu that reflects his childhood in Fruili, Italy.

Second Event
Pre-IPNC Dinner with Johannesof Reinisch from Austria and Antica Terra from Oregon.
Both wine makers will be at the Dinner.

Third Event
Cleat Light Dinner with Ashley Helvey and Valet. This will be an instalation by felt artist Ashley Helvey with a meal by Luce and music by Valet to compliment.


Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Five of Genoa's past chefs, John Taboada, Tommy Habetz, Cathy Whims, Amelia Hard and Jerry Huisinga; joined David Anderson in the kitchen at Genoa on sunday to prepare a 7 course dinner for the generous donors of the Classic Wines Auction.
more photos here.

Monday, June 7, 2010