Step into the enchanting world of YOPO, an oasis of culinary delight nestled within the heart of The Mandrake. This exclusive restaurant invites you to embark on a journey through the gastronomic wonders of South America, where each dish is a meticulously crafted masterpiece, and every sip is a note in a symphony of flavours. Today, we lift the curtain to reveal our favourite food and drink pairings that will elevate your dining experience to a crescendo of delight.
Ostra Regal Oysters with Dom Pérignon P2
Embark on your culinary escapade with Ostra Regal Oysters, a treasure from Conche de Bannow, Ireland. These oysters, brimming with freshness, find their perfect counterpart in the prestigious Dom Pérignon P2 champagne. The effervescence of the bubbles complements the oceanic notes, creating a luxurious harmony that sets the tone for an evening of culinary indulgence.
Smoked Ricotta Ravioli with 2019 Bourgogne Chardonnay
Indulge in the velvety richness of YOPO’s Smoked Ricotta Ravioli, a gastronomic masterpiece featuring Ricotta Mustia, Jerusalem Artichoke, Parmesan, Potato Cream, and Spanish Winter Truffle Paired with the delectable 2019 Bourgogne Chardonnay from Bernard Millot (Burgundy, France), this marriage creates an intricate dance of flavours. It combines the creaminess of the ravioli with the crisp elegance of the Chardonnay, creating a sensory experience that transcends the ordinary.
Scallop Ceviche with 2021 Château d’Eclans Rock Angel
Embark on a culinary adventure with YOPO’s delicate and audacious Scallop Ceviche. This jewel is composed of scallops sourced from the pristine waters of Scotland and adorned with a vibrant Tomatillo Salsa, Jalapeño, Pickled Fennel, Pear, Physalis, Coriander, and Bronze Fennel. The delicate sweetness of the scallop is perfectly complemented by the zesty kick of the tomatillo salsa, while the pickled fennel adds a hint of tanginess. To enhance your tasting experience, sip on a glass of 2021 Château d’Eclans Rock Angel (Côtes de Provence, France). The crispness of the rosé intertwines seamlessly with the briny essence of the scallop, creating a symphony of flavours that will charm your palate.
Selection of Cheese & 2021 Duboeuf Fleurie
Conclude your savoury gastronomic journey with a Selection of Cheese from Fromagerie Beillevaire, accompanied by Candied Pecan & Quince. This ensemble served with Seeded Crackers, finds its perfect companion in the 2021 Duboeuf Fleurie (Beaujolais, France). The fruity and floral notes of the wine complement the complexity of the cheese, creating a finale that lingers on the palate, leaving you with a lingering memory of the sublime tastes experienced at YOPO.
Dark Chocolate Alfajore with La Fleur d’Or, Sauternes
Satisfy your sweet cravings with YOPO’s indulgent Dark Chocolate Alfajore, a traditional Argentinian delight dipped in 80% Xoco Chocolate and filled with Dulce de Leche & Passion Fruit Jam. Elevate the experience with a sip of the sweet and sultry La Fleur d’Or from Sauternes (Bordeaux, France). The rich sweetness of the dessert harmonises with the luscious, golden nectar of the wine, creating a decadent finale that will leave a lingering sweetness and a lust for more.
At YOPO, each dish and drink pairing is a testament to the culinary virtuosity that defines The Mandrake. As you embark on this sensorial journey, let the symphony of flavours leave an indelible mark, making your dining experience at YOPO truly extraordinary.
Want to embark on a unique culinary journey where every dish tells a story and every sip is an experience? Join us at one of YOPO's select tables and elevate your dining with our exquisite pairings.