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Out & About at the Mura Third Monday dinner

Posted October 16, 2012
Updated October 17, 2012

Last night, Mura in North Hills had their "Third Monday Dinner" and Out & About had the privilege  of taking part in all the fun and great food.

Last night, Mura in North Hills had their "Third Monday Dinner." The dinner happens once a month and anyone can attend; however, tickets go fast! There are a very limited number of tickets sold for this unforgettable dinner, dining takes place in the tatami room, a traditional Japanese-style room where you sit on mats on the floor. This special table only has 12 spots.

The "Third Monday Dinner" is a 7-course wine and sake dinner where guests are guided through a one-of-a kind dining experience. Guests are greeted with champagne and then seated in the tatami room. The head Chef addresses the table and explains the courses, where the food comes from and inspirations for each dish. Throughout the evening the staff guides everyone through the beverage pairings to compliment the delicious food.

To buy tickets to this event in the future and other great events check out Eschelon Hospitality

In case you missed our special "tweet seat" commentary last night, we compiled a tweet log to document the night.

On the way to @MuraSushi for the 3rd Monday dinner! Can't wait to try some #delicious food!

Champagne to get the night started at the @MuraSushi #MondayDinner Mura

Seating has started. We will be eating in the Tatami room where you sit on the floor @MuraSushi #MondayDinner

The first course has been served! Parmesan and Gorgonzola Cups w/ pear, pecan, and greens @MuraSushi

Head Chef Eric came out & explained the menu @MuraSushi and got me even more excited for this dinner #muramonday

The second course at @MuraSushi is Melon caviar over Prosciutto paired with Ferrari-Carano "Bella Luce"

Cantelope 2 ways, what a sweet surprise. Chef eric pulls through on the second dish @MuraSushi

3rd course @MuraSushi is Spicy tuna on fresh avocado paired w/ Zind-Humbrecht Riesling. The groups fave so far!

Up next @MuraSushi The Sake Course! The waiter advised us to sip it not "shoot it" pic.twitter.com/fspQMt6Y

4th course @MuraSushi is a unique underwater adventure paired w/ sake! Everything on the plate is edible & delicious! Mura Third Monday Dinner Fourth Course

For the fifth course @MuraSushi Black Oolong Tea to cleanse the pallet before our first red wine. pic.twitter.com/kIGY3TKj

The pallet is cleansed and prepared for the 6th course, Honey Lacquered Maple Farms Duck Breast @MuraSushi #muramonday

6th course @MuraSushi: Parsnip puree, balasamic reduction, tri colored carrots & duck breast paired w/ a pinot noir

The purple carrots used are mainly found in Afghanistan & have similar nutritional value to blueberries @MuraSushiMura Third Monday Dinner sixth couse

Cheers to a wonderful dinner as we anticipate dessert! Lots of empty plates and full bellies @MuraSushi pic.twitter.com/lyMdXzwK

After dinner drink: Godiva white chocolate decaf coffee topped with house made apple flavor whipped cream @MuraSushi

Pomagranete spheres and Nc apple foam to finish off this magnificent @MuraSushi Monday Meal! pic.twitter.com/VUHGVi4J

Thank you @MuraSushi, Chef Eric and @WeAreEschelon for providing everyone with a one of a kind experience, new twists and great pairings!

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