Chef Harper McClure and his team at the Beard House
Earl Grey Panna Cotta with Pickled Honeycrisp Apples
Chicken Liver Parfait with Candied Quince and Black Bread Tuile
Rappahannock Oyster Velouté with American Sturgeon Caviar and Champagne Froth
Behind the scenes in the Beard House kitchen
Seared Atlantic Flounder with Swiss Chard, Roasted Cauliflower, and Brown Butter Emulsion
Spice-Roasted Goose with Confit-Stuffed Baby Turnips and Braised Turnip Greens
Molasses-Poached Bosc Pears with Gingerbread Crumble and Ginger Pâtes de Fruits
Dinner

Capital Christmas

Harper McClure

Brabo, Alexandria, VA

In a city with no shortage of power dining spots, the Federalist sets itself apart with an incredible farm-to-table menu created by Bacchanalia and Vidalia alum Harper McClure, a spectacular cocktail menu, and a DuPont Circle setting adjacent to the historic Madison hotel.

Event photos taken by Philip Gross.

Related Info:

MENU

  • Hors d'Oeuvre

    • Duck Consommé
    • Martin's Beef Tartare
    • Earl Grey Panna Cotta with Pickled Honeycrisp Apples
    • Domaine de Villalin Quincy 2010
  • Dinner

    • Chicken Liver Parfait with Candied Quince and Black Bread Tuile
    • Clos Des Nines Obladie Côteaux du Languedoc Blanc 2011
    • Rappahannock Oyster Velouté with American Sturgeon Caviar and Champagne Froth
    • Champagne R.H. Coutier Grand Cru Brut NV
    • Seared Atlantic Flounder with Swiss Chard, Roasted Cauliflower, and Brown Butter Emulsion
    • Shea Wine Cellars Shea Vineyard Chardonnay 2009
    • Spice-Roasted Goose with Confit-Stuffed Baby Turnips and Braised Turnip Greens
    • Domaine du Cayron Gigondas 2009
    • Molasses-Poached Bosc Pears with Gingerbread Crumble and Ginger Pâtes de Fruits
    • Domaine des Beaumalric Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise 2009
    • Take-Home Gift > Orange Marmalade

Event DetailsReservation Policy >

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  • Mon, 12.17.2012
  • 7:00 PM
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  • Members $130 / General Public $170
  • 212.627.2308
 
 
 

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