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Great Neck: A taste of Spain @ Lola

Michael Ginor is the chef at Lola in

Michael Ginor is the chef at Lola in Great Neck. (Nov. 15, 2009) Credit: Kirsten Luce

Tapas and Rioja wines highlight the menu on Thursday, June 3, at Lola, Michael Ginor's splashy restaurant in Great Neck.

Sara Agos of Bodegas Riojanas is bringing four of the winery's selections to go with Ginor's tapas. Cost: $65. Dinner starts at 7 p.m.

Ginor plans to include dishes such as saffron-and-scallop risotto; octopus in smoked paprika; duck prosciutto; goat-cheese stuffed piquillo peppers; roast garlic prawns; seared foie gras with Pedro Ximenez syrup; grilled chorizo sausage and jicama salad; herbed potato empanada with piquillo-pepper marmalade; and lamb sweetbreads with parsnip mousseline.

The wines: 2008 Vina Albina White Semi-Sweet; 2006 Monte Real Crianza; 2004 Monte Real Reserva; and 1998 Monte Real Gran Reserva.

Lola is at 113 Middle Neck Rd., Great Neck; 516-4666-5666.

Michael Ginor at Lola