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South American Wine Dinner at Cafe Ena


Please join us on Monday, September 14th for a very special evening. We will be joined by Mark Fine, Sommelier and South American wine specialist.  Chef/ owner Hector Ruiz has put together a fantastic menu to pair with each wine. It's a night you do not want to miss!  

6pm Champagne Reception

6:30 Dinner

1st- Roasted Beets, Candied Carrots, Organic Greens, Black Sesame Dressing- Wine/ Reginato Sparkling Rose- Argentina 

2nd-Roasted Red Pepper Arepas, Duck Confit, Pickled Fennel
Wine/ Amanyna Pinot Noir- Chile 

3rd-Dill Crusted Scallops, Mashed Yukon Potatoes, Wilted Spinach, Lemon Butter Sauce, Fennel Fronds
Wine/ Merino Limestone Hill Chardonnay-Chile 

4th-Herb Marinated Flank Steak, Roasted Oyster Mushrooms, Red Potatoes, Creamy Mustard Red Wine Demi Glace
Wine/ Chaman Cabernet Franc-Argentina 

5th-Seared Rack of Lamb, Vegetable Cous Cous, Spinach, Chimichuri, Fried Leeks
Wine/Tikal Patriota- Argentina 

Lemon Panna Cotta, Fresh Berries, Mango Coulis

$68 Per Person 

Call 612 824 4441 for Reservations

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Cafe Ena is inviting you to come join us for  Mother's day brunch, Sunday May 9, 2015. Chef Ruiz has created a special menu for you to enjoy! Doors open at 11 am!



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About Us

We are Hector Ruiz and Erin Ungerman and we invite you to our new restaurant to experience a culinary fusion of Latin American flavors right in the heart of South Minneapolis.

 Inspired by our trips through Latin America, Chef Hector has masterfully blended distinctive and traditional foods with classic French technique and presentation. The end result is Café Ena: a new, upscale, and delicious cuisine unique to Minneapolis

Our aspiration is to bring this Latin Fusion to the local neighborhood in a warm, personable, and welcoming atmosphere. We are proud of our creation and have therefore lovingly named the restaurant after our young daughter, Ena.

Come and join us at Café Ena; we love to offer you excellent food and wine, fun ambiance, and friendly service. 

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