Chef Ryan Littman and his crew in the Beard House kitchen
Gulf Shrimp Bisque with Texas Olive Oil Croutons
Fried Green Tomatoes with Goat’s Milk Green Goddess Dressing, Pickled Quail Egg, and Cowboy Candy
Buttermilk Biscuits with House-Extracted Honey
Suckling Wild Boar with Cheese Grits, Hot Links, Black-Eyed Pea Succotash, and Honey–Peach Mustard
Beef Short Ribs and 45-Day Dry-Aged Strip Loin with Creamed Potatoes and Whole-Roasted Carrots
Banana Pudding with Toasted Marshmallow and Nilla Wafer Crumbs
Dinner

Texas Hill Country

Ryan Littman

JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa, San Antonio

Though Texas hill country is famous for its barbecue shacks and out-of-the-way roadhouses, it’s also home to acclaimed fine-dining destinations like the JW Marriott San Antonio hill country resort & spa. Executive chef Ryan Littman oversees the food at the luxury resort, serving refined, locally sourced takes on traditional Texas fare.

 

Event photos taken by Geoff Mottram.

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  • Hors d'Oeuvre

    • Deviled Eggs
    • Barbecued Gulf Oysters
    • Fried House-Fermented Pickles
    • Bacon–Jalapeño Poppers
    • Whiskey-Cured Bison Jerky
    • Assorted Texas Cheeses and Accoutrements
    • Schramsberg Brut Rosé 2008
    • Barrel-Aged Manhattans > Rebecca Creek Texas Whiskey with Housemade Sweet Vermouth and Homegrown Peach Bitters
    • Heirloom Bloody Marys > Pico De Gallo–Infused Enchanted Rock Texas Vodka with Heirloom Tomato Juice and Prasek’s Hillje Smokehouse Bacon  
  • Dinner

    • Gulf Shrimp Bisque with Texas Olive Oil Croutons
    • Becker Vineyards Viognier 2011
    • Fried Green Tomatoes with Goat’s Milk Green Goddess Dressing, Pickled Quail Egg, Cowboy Candy, and Buttermilk Biscuits with House-Extracted Honey
    • Illumination Sauvignon Blanc 2010
    • Suckling Wild Boar with Cheese Grits, Hot Links, Black-Eyed Pea Succotash, and Honey–Peach Mustard
    • Faust Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
    • Beef Short Ribs and 45-Day Dry-Aged Strip Loin with Creamed Potatoes and Whole-Roasted Carrots
    • Becker Vineyards Raven 2010
    • Banana Pudding with Toasted Marshmallow and Nilla Wafer Crumbs
    • Republic Tequila Limecello
    • Cowboy Coffee with Chocolate–Guajillo Chili Cookies

 

 

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  • Fri, 09.14.2012
  • 7:00 PM
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