Jennifer Backman
Dinner

Rhode Island Coastal Elegance

Jennifer Backman

Weekapaug Inn, Westerly, RI

Founded in 1899, the historic Weekapaug Inn beckons travelers with its breathtaking water views, luxurious accommodations, and world-class cuisine. Under chef Jennifer Backman’s masterful direction, the Relais & Château property offers modern interpretations of New England coastal cuisine enhanced with native foraging, local produce, and fresh-from-the-boat seafood.

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  • Hors d'Oeuvre

    • Foie Gras Terrine with Red Currant–Vanilla Glaze and Pickled Fennel on Poppy Seed Wafers
    • Maple-Glazed Pork Belly with Green Chile–White Corn Polenta, Apples, and Scallions
    • Open-Faced Pastrami–Onion Sandwiches > Smoked Beef Tongue with Onion Confit and Thousand Island Dressing on Rye Toasts
    • Matunuck Oysters with Vermont Cheddar Sponge Cake, Cottrell Beer Granité, and Cider Mignonette
    • Curried Spinach Empanadas with Glazed Root Vegetables and Sea Salt Feta
    • Château Ste. Michelle & Dr. Loosen Eroica Riesling 2012
  • Dinner

    • Native Beet Carpaccio with Stonington Lobster Escabèche, Grapefruit, Anise, Pistachios, and Watercress
    • Château Ste. Michelle Horse Heaven Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2012
    • Shy Brothers Farm Cloumage Agnolotti with Preserved Lemon, Pea Shoots, and Black Truffles
    • Château Ste. Michelle Canoe Ridge Estate Chardonnay 2012
    • Roasted Winter Squash Soup with Toasted Sage Marshmallow, Gingerbread Cracker, and Cranberry–Guajillo Chile Relish
    • Château Ste. Michelle Indian Wells Merlot 2011
    • Hopkins Farm Lamb Tasting > Smoked Loin and Braised Belly with Foraged Mushroom Ragoût, Potato Tournée, Young Carrots, Mustard Greens, and Cinnamon–New Mexico Chile Jus
    • Château Ste. Michelle Artist Series Meritage 2008
    • Cocoa Semifreddo with Dave’s Espresso, Cara Cara Orange, Huckleberries, and Anise Hyssop
    • Château Ste. Michelle & Dr. Loosen Eroica Riesling Icewine 2006

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  • Thu, 03.06.2014
  • 7:00 PM
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  • Members $130 / General Public $170
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