Salar Restaurant and Lounge, 400 E. Fifth St., will celebrate patio season by opening the renovated back patio space Saturday, April 13, 2019. The new back patio is pictured.
Photo: Salar Restaurant and Lounge
Photo: Salar Restaurant and Lounge

Paella and wine dinner to take over one of Dayton’s best patios this week

This Wednesday, Salar Restaurant and Lounge will be hosting a special Paella on the patio event. 

Salar's patio is private and one of the best in the district.

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The four-course wine dinner in this setting is sure to be very special. 

The wine dinner will start with a tray of Spanish specialties like Manchego cheese and marcona almonds paired with the Naveran Cava 2016.

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Eventually the courses will make their way to Salar Executive Chef and owner Margot Blondet's classic back patio paella featuring shrimp, mussels, scallops, calamari, chicken, pork tenderloin, chorizo and more with the Carlos Serres Pioja Reserva 2012. 

Cost is $69 per person, which excludes tax and gratuity. The full price is $87.98, which includes tax and gratuity. The four courses will all be paired with special Spanish wines. 

Course 1: Naveran Cava 2016 paired with a tray of Spanish specialties including aged Manchego cheese, marcona almonds, jamon serrano and tortilla de patatas. 

Course 2: Licia Albarino 2016 served with Gambas al Ajillo, a traditional Spanish shrimp dish cooked with garlic and spicy peppers. 

Course 3: Carlos Serres Rioja Reserva 2012 and La Cartuja Priorat 2015 to enjoy with Chef Margot's back patio Paella Valencianna. Our paella is a rice cooked with shrimp, mussels, scallops, calamari, chicken, pork tenderloin, chorizo, artichokes, onions, red peppers, saffron, jerez, lemon and garlic. 

Course 4: Vera Vinho Verde Rose and a poached pear with vanilla ice cream. 

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What: Salar Restaurant and Lounge Patio Night Wine Tasting 

Where: 400 E. Fifth St., Dayton 

When: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 

More information: (937) 203–3999 | Facebook 

Cost: $69 per person (excludes tax & gratuity); $87.98 price includes tax and gratuity. Book tickets at

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