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Habit Wine Dinner Menu!

June 30, 2018

We are gearing up for our Habit Wine Dinner happening on Tuesday, July 17!

Chef Kalman and our Chef de Cuisine Sasha Grumman have delivered a stellar menu for the evening (menu below)! You won’t want to miss it. Seats are filling up fast – To secure your ticket today simply email reservations@unionpasadena.com (advanced ticket sales only).


HABIT WINE DINNER
July 17th @ Union


One Seating @ 6:30pm
$125 per person

Passed
ROSÉ

WHIPPED RICOTTA, YOSEMITE ORANGE JAM, ALEPPO CHILI
CHICHARRONES, AVOCADO, PASSMORE RANCH CAVIAR

-1st Course-
CHENIN BLANC

CUCUMBERS, BLACK MISSION FIGS, GOAT CHEESE

-2st Course-
GRUNER

SCALLOPS, SWEET CORN PUREE, CALABRIAN CHILI, MEADOW SORREL

-3rd Course-
GRENACHE NOIR

MOZZARELLA DI BUFALA MANTI, CARABINERO SHRIMP, SUMMER SQUASH, CHERVIL

-4th Course-
CABERNET FRANC

LAMB RACK, URFA HONEY, SMOKED EGGPLANT CAPONATA, PINE NUTS

-5th Course-
VERMOUTH
BLACK TEA PANNA COTTA, CARAMELIZED APRICOTS

TO PURCHASE TICKETS EMAIL:
RESERVATIONS@UNIONPASADENA.COM
**Advanced Ticket Sales Only** 

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Join Us for Union’s Habit Wine Dinner – Tuesday, July 17th

June 26, 2018

On Tuesday, July 17 Chef/Co-Owner Bruce Kalman and Partner Marie Petulla of UNION will host an exclusive wine dinner featuring one of their favorite winemakers, Jeff Fischer and his collection from Habit Wine. The evening will feature a seasonally prepared 5-course dinner created by Chef Kalman and Chef de Cuisine, Sasha Grumman. Each course will be thoughtfully paired with a dynamic glass of wine from Fischer’s sought-out collection.

The Union team has been working with Fischer and Habit Wine since first opening in 2014 and is excited to finally host their first collaborative dinner together. Fischer’s catalog of wines is the perfect complement to Union’s beloved rustic seasonal dishes that pay tribute to Northern-Italian cooking.

Union’s Habit Wine Dinner will feature one seating at 6:30 p.m. for $125 per person (excludes tax and gratuity) – Stay tuned for details on the menu – This event is not to be missed! We hope you can join us!

TO PURCHASE TICKETS EMAIL:
RESERVATIONS@UNIONPASADENA.COM
**Advanced Ticket Sales Only** 

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Memorial Day Weekend with The Wicked Claw!

May 21, 2018
The Wicked Claw Pop-Up @ The Wolfe in Pasadena
Every Sunday, May 27 – Aug 26

 

Hey Friends! Looking for something fun to do Memorial Day weekend in Pasadena?! Well, we recommend you check out our friends, The Wicked Claw‘s Pop at The Wolf! They’ll be there every Sunday ALL Summer long thru Labor Day- serving up delicious Lobster Rolls, Burgers, Fries & Onion Rings. This dynamic (brother) duo is apart of the Union Family so you know it’s going to be TOP NOTCH! More info below and we hope to see you there!

Where: The Wolf (in the biergarten) 72 N. Fair Oaks Ave. Pasadena, CA. 91103
When: Sunday Memorial Day Weekend 5.27.18
Dates: Every Sunday till Labor Day… All Summer.
Time: 1pm-7pm
Bar: Full, Craft Beers, Cocktails
Kids: Welcome
Menu: 
  • 2 Signature Burgers
  • Lobster roll
  • Hand Cut Fries
  • Onion Rings

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Union Turns 4! Come Celebrate at Our Field & Farm Dinner on March 14th

March 6, 2018
CHILLED GRAIN SALAD, FENNEL, GOAT CHEESE, CARA CARA ORANGE, SUNCHOKE, QUAIL EGG

It’s our BIRTHDAY! Come celebrate with us at Union’s 4th Anniversary Farm & Field Dinner on March 14th at 6pm! In honor of our special day Chef Bruce Kalman has created a delicious menu honoring some of his favorite farmers and purveyors that have been with Union since day one. We hope you can join us for this special event – Hurry and book your table before we sell out – Email reservations@unionpasadena.com

UNION’S 4 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

FARM & FIELD MENU

BLUE POOL OYSTER, CAVIAR, PICKLED RADISH MIGNONETTE, CHERVIL

CHILLED GRAIN SALAD, FENNEL, GOAT CHEESE, CARA CARA ORANGE, SUNCHOKE, QUAIL EGG

SANTA BARBARA SPOT PRAWNS, CHARRED LEMON, PESTO ROSSO, HAZELNUTS, HERBS

CREAMY POLENTA, WILD MUSHROOMS, TRUFFLE BUTTER, PICKLED GREEN GARLIC

TORTELLI, SMOKED STRACCIATELLA, TOMATO ORANGE FONDUE, WHEY

HOLSTEIN BEEF SHORT RIB, SWEET POTATO GNOCCHI, MINT VINEGAR, GREMOLATA

MEYER LEMON CURD, BRUTTI MA BUONI COOKIE, STRAWBERRY

FARM, RANCHERS, FISHERMEN AND WOMEN & ARTISANS

Grist & Toll, Weiser Farms, JF Organics, Di Stefano Cheese, Schaner Farms, JJ’s Lone Daughter Ranch, Dock to Dish, Di Stefano Tomatoes, Hama Hama Oysters, Flannery Beef

PRICE: $175 per person

Includes wine pairings from Palermo Imports

(excludes tax and gratuity)

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BOOK YOUR VALENTINE’S RESERVATION TODAY!

February 3, 2018

HURRY, HURRY and book your table for Valentine’s Day before it’s too late! We will be offering a special Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Menu for TWO in addition to our regular menu this year! To book your table email reservations@unionpasadena.com or call 626 795 5841.

VALENTINE’S DAY MENU
PRIXE FIXE FOR TWO
$75 per person

FIRST
Chilled Hama Hama Blue Pool Oysters, beet fluid gel,
pickled radish mignonette

SECOND
Saffron gnocchetti sardi, Dungeness crab, pesto rosso

THIRD
Pitman Farms roast duck, Urfa chile, salsify,
smoked parsnip puree, Mandarinquats

 FOURTH
lemon verbena panna cotta, strawberry jam,
brown butter crumble

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UNION TEAMS UP WITH MEALS ON WHEELS FOR #FOODisLOVE BENEFIT

February 1, 2018


For the entire month of February Union is participating in St. Vincent’s Meals On Wheels #FOODisLOVE event. Here’s how it works – For every dish of Spaghetti alla Chitarra purchased during the month of February, Union will donate $1 from each sale to St. Vincent Meals on Wheels to help hungry seniors in our community eat nutritious meals!

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JOIN US FOR dineL.A.’s EXCLUSIVE DINNER SERIES – JAN 12-26

January 5, 2018

We’re excited to be participating in our first dineL.A. This Exclusive Dinner Series, which kicks off on Friday, January 12th and runs till Friday, January 26th. Chef Kalman has prepared a delicious, seasonal menu (below) to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of dineL.A. Book your table TODAY by emailing reservations@unionpasadena.com

WINTER DINE LA MENU

BY CHEF BRUCE KALMAN

5 COURSES

UNION BREAD SERVICE, CULTURED BUTTER, SEA SALT, GIARDINIERE

1ST

CITRUS CURED PACIFIC YELLOWTAIL, PICKLED RADISH, POMEGRANATE, CHILE OIL

2ND

LITTLE GEMS, ROASTED PEAR, CRÈME FRAICHE-POPPYSEED DRESSING, DUKKAH

3RD

POTATO LEEK AGNOLOTTI, PARMIGIANO-REGGIANO, BLACK TRUFFLES

4TH

FLANNERY HOLSTEIN BEEF RIBEYE, WINTER SQUASH, HORSERADISH

5TH

OLIVE OIL CAKE, SALTED HONEYCOMB GELATO

$100.00 / PERSON

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Feast of Seven Fishes – Reserve Your Seats Today!

November 30, 2017
Saffron Gnocchetti Sardi, Nantucket Bay Scallops, Calabrian chile, anchovy bread crumbs

Join us as we celebrate Christmas Eve with our annual Feast of Seven Fishes dinner! The Feast of Seven Fishes is a tradition, celebrated by Italian-Americans throughout the country commemorating the midnight birth of Jesus, also known as the Vigila di Natale.

Take the evening off from cooking and enjoy a delicious, seasonal menu prepared by our very own Chef Bruce Kalman. To reserve seats call us at 626-798-5841 or email reservations@unionpasadena.com – Advance Ticket Sales Only and ALL reservations will be confirmed via email. 

Happy Holidays!

FEAST OF SEVEN FISHES

Christmas Eve – Sunday, December 24th

$125.00 per person / $40 for wine pairing

Menu

Olive Oil Poached Abalone, beets, apples, crème fraiche, Passmore Ranch caviar

Santa Barbara Squid, cannellini beans, preserved lemon, basil

Grassy Bar Oyster, pink grapefruit pearls, Ogo seaweed, fennel juice

Uni Risotto, roasted sunchokes, preserved citron

Roasted Clams, pastina, spigarello, colatura

Saffron Gnocchetti Sardi, Nantucket Bay Scallops, Calabrian chile, anchovy bread crumbs (pictured above)

Halibut Steamed in Fig Leaf, San Marzano tomato, olive, capers

Dessert: Struffoli 

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October is National Pasta Month!

October 3, 2017

October is National Pasta Month (hooray!) and Chef Bruce Kalman and his crew are celebrating all month long at Union by raising money for American Red Cross – Disaster Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico, Texas & Florida aka #pastaforthepeople

Here’s How #PastaForThePeople Works:

Each week Chef Kalman will highlight one of his signature pasta dishes off his menu.

Order featured pasta and a portion of the proceeds from each dish will go to support disaster relief efforts in Puerto Rico, Texas & Florida.

Here are the featured pastas by week:

  • Oct 1-7 – Bucatini Cacio e Pepe – Pecorino- Romano, black pepper, 63°C egg*
  • Oct 8-14 – Spaghetti alla Chitarra – San Marzano tomato, garlic, Fresno chile, Grana Padano
  • Oct 15-21 – Squid Ink Lumache – Maine Lobster, fennel, Meyer lemon, truffle butter
  • Oct 22-31 – Tagliatelle – Pork ragu, Grana Padano, gremolata

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PEPPER SEASON IS HERE!

August 14, 2017

Peppers are in! Be sure to order these stuffed Jimmy Nardello Peppers filled with pork and fennel sausage and topped with salsa verde and cracklings on your next visit – the season goes fast…book your reservations today!

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