Robert Burns Supper at Hurley’s – A Unique Offering During
Napa Valley Restaurant Week!
During Napa Valley’s Restaurant week, January 21st to the 28th, participating Napa Valley Dining Establishments offer a variety of special dinners and dining experiences. One of the most unique is Chef Bob Hurley’s “Robert Burns Supper”. This popular annual special dinner event held at Hurley’s Restaurant in Yountville, celebrates the birthday of the renowned Scottish poet and lyricist who wrote, “Auld Lang Syne”.
Celebrations for Burns birthday are held around the world and commemorates the life of this well-known 18th century poet and his contributions to Scottish culture. His poems were humorous and he used small subjects to express big ideas. This day of celebration is commonly known as “Burns Night”. Scots and Scots at heart come together to celebrate the life and works of their national poet. Dancing, singing, bagpiping, poetry readings, Haggis and scotch whiskey are all a part of these infamous birthday celebrations held in honor of Robert Burns.
At Hurley’s on Wednesday January 24th (which is actually Burns birthday Scotland time on the 25th) starting at 6pm, you have the opportunity to celebrate in true Scottish style with four courses of Traditional Scottish Cuisine including the Haggis and Scottish Eggs, along with a Scotch tasting. You can also bet to revel in the usual pomp and ceremony associated with a Robert Burns Supper. Kilts not required, but if you have one be sure to wear it!!!
Reservations will be required this festive Scottish celebration.
Dynie Sanderson – “NapaFoodGal” is the Food and Flavor Editor for Napa Valley Life Magazine with over 15 years as a contributor. Editorial features focus on food, wine and travel.
Dynie has written for a variety of regional lifestyle publications and was the founding Publisher/Editor of Napa Valley’s GuestWest Magazine.
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