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On the Menu: Modern Taste of Madrid



August 16, 2011


Jesús Nuñez A former graffiti artist and the owner and head chef of celebrated Madrid restaurants Polenta and Flou, Jesús Núñez now performs his blend of street art sensibility and avant-garde technique at Gastroarte on the Upper West Side. Guests attending tomorrow night's Beard House dinner will get a sure-to-be-thrilling taste of Nuñez's intellectually stimulating and visually arresting cuisine. Seats are still available, so have a look at the menu below and click here to reserve your spot. Hors d’Oeuvre Melon with Jamón Ibérico Sardines with Olive Oil, Olives, and Piparra Peppers Croquetas de Erizo de Mar > Sea Urchin Croquettes Butifarra Sausage with Green Peppers Sangria Comestible > Apples and Pears with Orange Granita, Cinnamon–Red Wine Gelatin, Lemon Textures, and Red Wine Foam Jesus’s Grandmother’s Meatballs with Manchego Cheese Pairings: Raventós Brut Rosé Cava NV; Naverán Brut White Cava NV Dinner Salmorejo con Carabinero Andalusian Tomato and Bread Soup with Cucumber, Red Shrimp, and Olive Oil Pairing: La Guita Manzanilla Sherry Quail Breast with Orange–Escabéche Salad Pairing: Gorka Izagirre Txakolí 2010 Monkfish with Romesco Sauce, Baby Spinach, and Scallions Pairing: Casar de Burbia Mencia 2006 Suckling Pig with Pig Textures Pairing: Enate Crianza 2005