Dante de Magistris
Josh Lewin (Photo by Rachel Leah Blumenthal)
Keith Pooler
Robert Sisca
Todd Winer
Nick Morgenstern
Dinner

Boston Softshell Crab Blowout

Dante de Magistris

Restaurant dante, Cambridge MA; Il Casale, Belmont, MA, and Lexington, MA

Josh Lewin

Bread and Salt Hospitality & Events, Boston

Nick Morgenstern

Morgenstern's Finest Ice Cream, NYC

Keith Pooler

Bergamot, Somerville, MA

Robert Sisca

Bistro du Midi, Boston

Todd Winer

Pastoral, Boston

For our annual softshell crab dinner, we’ve enlisted some of Boston’s brightest stars to pay homage to the crave-worthy crustacean, which is available only a few months a year. Join us for this scrumptious Beard House feast, which will feature the fleeting delicacy in each savory course.

 

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  • Hors d’Oeuvre

    • Panipuri > Goat Tartare with Curry Leaves, Saffron Potatoes, Amba, and Cilantro
    • Tea-Cured Wild King Salmon with Smoked Peperoncini Pearls, Green Garlic, and Almond Broth
    • Peruvian Tiger’s Milk Shooters > Dogfish with Rocoto Chile Peppers, Cancha, Lime, Cilantro, and Cured Pineapple Dust
    • Octopus Salami with Cucumbers, Charred Lemon, Pickled Cherries, Pistachios, and Calabrese Peppers
    • Fontina and Sausage–Stuffed Fried Olives
    • Gancia Prosecco NV
    • Pastoral Beer Cocktail > Lambrusco with Van Honsebrouck Kasteel Rouge Belgian Ale, Maraschino Liqueur, and Cola 
  • Dinner

    • Watermelon Salad with Roasted Garlic, Ricotta, African Blue Basil, Olive–Za'atar Crumb, and Softshell Crab
    • Domaine Grand Corbière Gris 2012  
    • Crispy Softshell Crab with Sweet Corn Croquette, Red Onion Soubise, and Sauce Ravigote
    • ​Trimbach Cuvée Frédéric Emile Riesling 2007
    • ​Trevisano Radicchio and Smoked Pancetta–Stuffed Softshell Crab with Razor Clam–Truffle Fazzoletti
    • Oddero Collaretto Bianco 2013
    • Pan-Seared Softshell Crab with Brûléed Crab Sabayon, Pickled Muscat Grapes, Chanterelle Conserva, House-Cured Bacon Jam, Spring Vidalia Onions, Smoked Marcona Almonds, and Squash Blossom
    • Dr. Deinhard Von Winning Scheurebe Kabinett 2012
    • Roasted Softshell Crab with Charred Romano Beans, Cauliflower, Whipped Ricotta, Sour Cherries, and Hazelnuts
    • Bruno Giacosa Roero Arneis 2011
    • Morgenstern’s Finest Ice Cream Duo> Strawberry–Sassafras
      Ice Cream with Raw Milk Ice Cream

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  • Tue, 07.01.2014
  • 7:00 PM
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  • Members $155 / General Public $205
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