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On the Menu: Monday, June 6, 2016

Maggie Borden

June 06, 2016

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Here’s a taste of what’s on tap today at JBF.

 

JBF Greens: Tacos, Tequila, and Beer Beach Bash, 6:30 P.M.
Michael Armstrong, Bodega Negra, NYC

James Beard Foundation Greens (foodies under 40) will join chef Michael Armstrong of Bodega Negra at The Beach at Dream Downtown for a fabulous night of dinner under the stars. The JBF Greens will enjoy a family-style meal of chef Armstong’s delicious Mexican specialties while sipping Negro Modelo, Modelo Especial, and tequila cocktails in The Beach’s cabanas. Expect decadent dishes like Razor Clam Ceviche with Passion Fruit–Ají Amarillo Salsa; Braised Oxtail Sopes with Crema and Pickled Jicama; and Bodega Taco Supreme with Housemade Hard Taco Shell and Ground Wagyu Beef.

See the full menu below:

  • Hors d’Oeuvre 
    • Guacamole and Chips with Assorted Salsas
    • Ceviche Verde with Marinated Snapper, Tomatillos, Jalapeños, and Avocado
    • Razor Clam Ceviche with Passion Fruit–Ají Amarillo Salsa
  • Family-Style Appetizers
    • Braised Oxtail Sopes with Crema and Pickled Jicama
    • Lobster Tostaditas with Mango–Habanero Salsa and Avocado
    • Tuna Poke Salad with Cilantro–Lime Rice and Guajillo Chile Vinaigrette
  • Family-Style Taco Platters
    • Tempura Halibut with Cabbage, Jalapeño Crema, and Tomatillo Pico de Gallo
    • Chile-Roasted Cauliflower with Poblano Rajas, Crema, Queso Fresco, and Toasted Pepitas
    • Al Pastor with Pork Belly and Spicy Pineapple Salsa 
    • Bodega Taco Supreme with Housemade Hard Taco Shell and Ground Wagyu Beef
    • Grilled Corn Salad with Green Rice and Fried Plantains
       

Check out the event listing for more information.

 

Ultimate Surf and Turf, 7:00 P.M.
Jay Caputo, Pilot Town Fish Co., Milton, DE; Beachside Bar & Grill and Espuma Restaurant and Martini Bar, Rehoboth, DE

At Pilot Town Fish Co., the latest spot in Jay Caputo’s Delaware restaurant empire, the four-time JBF Award semifinalist honors the shoreline of his home through globally inspired plates. For this dinner, Caputo is reaching from reel to ranch for an over-the-top feast where land meets sea in every bite, such as in the Spicy Pork–Lobster Lettuce Wraps with Yellow Pepper Foam and Candied Peanuts; Crispy Skate Wing with Sichuan Baby Squash, Pickled Maitake Mushrooms, Pea Shoots, and Kombu–Bacon Broth; and  Veal Tenderloin with Smith Island Crab, Corn Agnolotti, and Red Curry Sauce

See the full menu below:

  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Hog Island Oysters with Chorizo Crisps and Yuzu–Mint Granita
    • Bacon Chips with Scallop Mousse and Pickled Strawberries
    • Spicy Pork–Lobster Lettuce Wraps with Yellow Pepper Foam and Candied Peanuts
    • Delaware Chicken Wing Confit with Sesame and Lobster Glaze
    • Chilled Cucumber Consommé with Crayfish Sofrito and Chicken Cracklings
    • Poquito Moscato NV
    • Pilot Town Restaurant Group Mint Juleps
    • Dogfish Head Lemon Drop Cocktails
  • Dinner
    • The Wilmington Tuna Crudo with Yellow Tomato Confit, English Pea Hummus, Ginger Vinaigrette, and Serrano Salt
    • Crispy Skate Wing with Sichuan Baby Squash, Pickled Maitake Mushrooms, Pea Shoots, and Kombu–Bacon Broth
    • Pork and Cheek > Sovereign Soil Farm Pork with Rockfish Cheek, Spicy Brussels Sprouts, and Mustard Crema
    • Traditional > Veal Tenderloin with Smith Island Crab, Corn Agnolotti, and Red Curry Sauce
    • Rhubarb Financier with Strawberry–Thai Basil Semifreddo, Almond Brittle Powder, and Apricot Emulsion
    • A selection of fine wines will be served with this dinner.


Check out the event listing for more information.


For all upcoming Beard House dinners, check out our events calendar.