Cars & Cigars - A Classic Combination

Indulge your inner Gatsby on August 2 at America's Car Museum

Jul 21, 2014


July 21, 2014


Libby Catalinich Ashley Bice

253.284.2538 253-683-3954

Cars & Cigars – A Classic Combination

Indulge your inner Gatsby on August 2 at America’s Car Museum

TACOMA, WA – What’s better than admiring beautifully crafted automobiles of a by-gone era? Doing so while enjoying locally produced spirits, fine cigars and mouth-watering food!

Come enjoy an evening for all of your senses at the annual Cars & Cigars event hosted by LeMay – America’s Car Museum and El Gaucho Tacoma. Dance the night away with someone special or simply take in the scenery on the Museum’s outdoor Anderson Plaza.

The elegant evening will be held in Tacoma on Saturday, August 2 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. and features delicious El Gaucho Signature appetizers, Montecristo cigars, and spirits and wine locally produced by Hedges Family Estate, Wishkah River Distillery, Glass Distillery and Heritage Distilling.

Space is limited but you can get tickets at 253-272-1510.

El Gaucho Menu

Passed appetizers

  • Ahi tuna tartare lightly dressed with soy sauce and lemon tossed with capers, diced onion, poached pears, pine nuts, serrano and habanero chiles served on an endive
  • Grilled prawns with mango salsa served on a crostini
  • Cambozola cheese served on a crostini topped with a sweet pear compote
  • Top sirloin served on a crostini laced with chimichurri
  • Tomato and mozzarella cheese with basil, olive oil and balsamic vinegar

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  • Mini steak sandwiches, sirloin tossed in chimichurri, served with a sweet fresh horseradish on an onion buttered roll
  • Grilled chicken finished with béarnaise
  • Steak Diablo finished in a Cajun-style cream sauce served with crostini
  • Grilled vegetable medley
  • Gaucho mac and coastal cheddar cheese topped with our crisp bread topping
  • Fingerling potatoes tossed with Grandma’s recipe spices
  • Assorted bite size desserts (banana bread pudding, chocolate ganache and cheesecake)
  • Assorted fruit and imported cheeses

About LeMay - America’s Car Museum (

LeMay – America’s Car Museum, opened June 2, 2012 in the Dome District in Tacoma, Wash., spotlights America’s love affair with the automobile and how the automobile has fulfilled a distinctive role at the core of the American experience and shaped our society. The spacious Museum with rotating exhibits is designed to be the centerpiece for automotive history as well as an educational center and library. The campus, located adjacent to the Tacoma Dome, also contains a 3.5-acre show field, theatre, café, banquet hall and meeting facilities. For Museum hours and information about becoming an ACM member, volunteer opportunities, or to make a donation, visit

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Official Providers

State Farm Mutual Insurance Company Napa Auto Parts AAA Washington Titus Will Automotive, Inc.
Hagerty Insurance Arscentia, Inc. BMW Northwest Bardahl
BNY Mellon Wealth Management Coca - Cola Columbia Bank Flex-a-lite Consolidated
Getty Images, Seattle Griot's Garage Hedges Family Estate Hemmings
Inde MotorSport Ranch Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Michael Craft Photography Microsoft
Hotel Murano New York International Auto Show Olympic Eagle Distributing Pacific Raceways
Passport Transport Puyallup Tribe of Indians Charitable Trust Sameday Scratch and Dent Repair Seattle International Auto Show
SiteCrafting, Inc. Sports Car Market Magazine TriArc True Collection
U.S. Bank Washington Liftruck, Inc. Washington State Independent Auto Dealers Association

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