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Jiko Planning a Wine Dinner for August 16

It's a guest favorite at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, and now it's planning a special wine dinner. We're talking about Jiko and its plans to host a wine dinner August 16.

The folks at Jiko have put together a 6-course feast complete with wine pairings. Those heading out to the dinner can look forward to the following menu:

Butter-poached South African Lobster Tail Lobster Bisque, Imoya, and Saffron Cream
Buffalo Samosas Potato, Sweet Corn, and Fig Atjar
"Chola Tikka"Sambal Spiced Chickpea, Tamarind, with Dhania Chutney
Ken Forrester Petit Rose, South Africa

Jiko Named One of the Nation's Best Wine Restaurants

Congratulations are in order to Jiko - The Cooking Place for making Wine Enthusiast magazine's top 100 list of best wine and fine dining restaurants in the United States.

The Animal Kingdom Lodge's African-inspired restaurant boasts an impressive, award-winning wine list that features a large collection of South African vintage wines.

A few more Florida restaurants made the list as well, including Prime One Twelve in South Beach, Hakkasan at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Bern's Steak House in Tampa, Baires Grill in South Beach and Angle Restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton in Palm Beach.

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