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Lodi Chef Ian Bens

ROSEWOOD BAR AND GRILL

Established in 2002, This elegantly casual modern restaurant serves Classic American cuisine from accomplished and charismatic Chef Ian Bens. The entire menu is constantly changing to serve seasonal plates made from local and organically farm produce, sustainable fish and free range beef. Despite its popularity, one can still carry an intimate conversation in its romantic atmosphere. There’s outdoor dining overlooking the town square and a sophisticated bar with inventive cocktails by master mixologist, Shannon.

 

Bourbon with ginger, muddled mint and basil with splash of simple syrup

 

Blanton’s neat with charred orange peel

 

Epicurean Angel used the celebrated occasion to interview Chef Ian Bens before we relished our multi-course dinner.

WATCH CHEF IAN BENS INTERVIEW

We could not elaborate enough on the beauty of his plates and the heightened sensationalism of his food. ENJOY…

 

FRESH SANTA BARBARA OYSTERS
(lemon and sea salt &  broiled w/ bacon tomato relish)

 

ASPARAGUS FRIES W/ GILROY GARLIC AIOLI

 

DEVILED CURRIED EGGS W/ CARAMELIZED PICKLED ONION

 

SAFFRON SEAFOOD SOUP W/ FRESH CHIVES

 

ROASTED NEW BABY POTATO SALAD W/ CREAMY BUTTERMILK AND BLACK CAVIAR

 

BROILED BLACK COD OVER BOK CHOY ENGLISH PEA RISOTTO AND BUTTERNUT SQUASH PUREE

 

OFF THE GRILL FREE RANGE RIBEYE
( buttermilk yukon potato puree & seasonal roasted vegetables)

 

SAUTEED WILD MUSHROOMS

 

WARM CALIFORNIA BUTTERCAKE
(vanilla bean gelato, quince, and blood orange)

 

Of course, we had to pair this exquisite meal with one of our favorite local producers…

SCAR OF THE SEA PINOT NOIR, BLOCK Q, BIENADIDO VINEYARDS 2016, SANTA MARIA VALLEY

Rosewood Bar and Grill is not just favorably located in the center of Downtown, but it represents the soul of it. It’s unremarkable why Chef Ian Bens chose this region for all its boundless resources. Even though Lodi had firmly established its roots decades ago, it is more of a significant repeat destination because of Chef Ian Bens.

28 S. School Street, Lodi CA 95242
(209) 369-0470

 

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