Rum Dinner at Circa 1886

This July, spice up your summer with the Rum Dinner at Circa 1886. Charleston’s love of rum is one of the many examples of the Caribbean influence in the Lowcountry. Chef Marc Collins and the team at Circa 1886 will take guests on a journey of rum drinking and show diners the influences on Charleston's cuisine brought from the West Indies and Caribbean Islands. The evening kicks off with a reception on the patio followed by a four-course dinner. Rum Dinner at Circa 1886 The menu is laden with traditional island flavors, from the Mojo Quail to the Yellow Fin "Jerked" Tuna. Diners will finish their evening with a delicious Seared Chocolate Chip Banana Cake. This dessert is enhanced by Coconut Espuma and Honey Macadamia Nut Butter. Each course throughout the evening is paired with a different rum. In addition, the menu features rums from Nicaragua, Barbados, Guyana, Venezuela, and Panama. Read below for the full menu:  

Hors d’oeuvre Reception

“To the Hiltzik Punch”- Plantation 5, Angostura, Lime, Tamarind, Nutmeg  

First Course

Yellow Fin "Jerked" Tuna with Avocado Mayo, Tomato Aspic, Jicama Radish n’ Key Lime Salad paired with  “Smash it Up” - Cana Brava 3, Lime, Mint, Basil, Cucumber  

Second Course

Mojo Quail with Chipotle Black Beans, Chèvre Sour Cream Sauce, Cilantro Cashew Pistou, and Vanilla Bean Vinegar Slaw paired with  “Nuts and Bolts” - El Dorado 12, Fino Sherry, Ancho Reyes, Lemon  

Third Course

Ginger Chicory Rubbed Prime Flat Iron Steak with Pineapple & Macadamia Milk Risotto, Grilled Okra, Dark Rum & Bell Pepper Demi Glace, Tobacco Onions paired with  “Voodoo Mama” - Flor de Cana 12, Hoodoo Chicory, Fresh Ginger Beer  

Sweet Finish

Seared Chocolate Chip Banana Cake with Espresso Ice Cream, Salty Caramel, Coconut Espuma, Honey Macadamia Nut Butter paired with  “Diplomatico Exclusiva”   Diners will enjoy this spirited evening at Circa 1886 on Thursday, July 27th at 6:30 pm. The dinner is $85 per person; price excludes tax, gratuity, and additional beverages. To reserve a seat at this Rum Dinner at Circa 1886, please call 843-853-7828 or click here for more information. 

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