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Culture & Science Events

Culture & Science

The Culture and Science signature event series hosted by the UH College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics provides a forum for discussion and exploration of how science applies to our cultural interests. These events offer our alumni and friends an opportunity to connect various components of culture to the intricacies of science.


Upcoming Event

Red and White Wine Dinner

Red and White Wine Dinner

Monday, February 10, 2020

Reception: 6 p.m.
Dinner: 6:30 p.m.

Tickets: $135 per person (Available for sale on this page in early December) FMV: $129

Maison Pucha
1001 Studewood St #A
Houston, TX 77008

The time has come at last! Mark your calendar for NSM’s 8th Annual Red and White Dinner! Not only is it a great way to jump start your Valentine’s celebrations, but tickets to the wine dinner make wonderful holiday gifts.

The popular wine dinner, part of the College’s Culture & Science series, brings together NSM alumni, friends, faculty and staff for an educational evening of gastronomical delights.

Reception

Reception

Gougères
1 complimentary glass of sparkling wine P/P

Un

Un

WILD MUSHROOM RAVIOLI
maitake mushroom, basil, sugar snap, parsley emulsion
DOMAINE DES GRANGES, MACON VILLAGES, CHARDONNAY
Burgundy, FR 2016

Deux

Deux

SEARED SCALLOP
asparagus purée, fresh green pea, fava bean, baby corn, cherry tomato, white truffle foam
PATIENT COTTAT, SANCERRE ANCIENNES VIGNES
Loire, FR 2018

Trois

Trois

DUCK À L'ORANGE
parsnip, baby carrot, baby turnip, blood orange segment, potato purée, orange port demi-glace
MAISON ROCHE DE HELLÈNE, PINOT NOIR, BOURGOGNE, VIEILLES VIGNES
Burgundy, FR 2015

Quatre

BEEF BOURGUIGNON
2oz beef, pearl onions, bacon lardons, mushroom, green peas, garlic confit, parsley, port wine demi-glace
FAMILLE PERRIN, CÔTES DU RHÔNE VILLAGES
Rhône, FR 2017

Cinq

Cinq

ASTRODOME
organic Ecuadorian chocolate-guava mousse, blackberry coulis, seasonal berries
TAYLOR FLADGATE, LBV PORT
PT 2014

For more information, contact Jasmine Harrison at 713-743-7952 or jkharris@central.uh.edu.


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