Here’s a taste of what’s on tap today at the Beard House.
Southern Road Trip, 7:00 P.M.
Ryan Haigler, Grand Isle Restaurant, New Orleans
Buckle up for a gastronomic road trip to the Southeast, tasting the culinary delights of Louisiana, Tennessee, South Carolina, and more. Chef Ryan Haigler will lead this mouthwatering tour that highlights traditional Southern flavors, techniques, and ingredients, offering up an edible map of the region’s diverse and delicious bounty. Expect delicious regional dishes like Creole Tomato Pie with Louisiana Blue Crab, Benne Wafers, Tomato Jam, and Pimento Cheese; She-Crab Soup with Roe Powder, Raw Sherry, Celery Hearts, and Crispy Softshell Crab; and Moon Pies with Charleston Chews, Coconut Cake, Pecan Divinity, and Lane Cake.
See the full menu below:
Swamp Camp Chicken with Bread-and-Butter Pickles on White Bread
Pickled-and-Fried Nice & Easy Oysters with Lemon–Wang Chile Aïoli and Micro-Scallions
Creole Tomato Pie with Louisiana Blue Crab, Benne Wafers, Tomato Jam, and Pimento Cheese
The Golden Egg > Grapefruit Gastrique with Piment d’Espelette, Bacon Salt, and Red Bean Crackers
The Awakening Cocktails
Lamoreaux Landing Dry Riesling 2012
Jean-Claude Lapalu Cuvée Vieilles Vignes Beaujolais-Villages 2013
Baldwin County, Alabama > Entre-Deux-Mers–Poached Royal Red Shrimp with Citrus Supremes, Heirloom Beets, Spiced Pecans, and Avocado
Chateau Bonnet Entre-Deux-Mers 2014
Shelby County, Tennessee > Cured Cobia with Chappapeela Farms Pork Shoulder, Creole Cream Cheese, and Steen’s Cane Vinegar–Black Pepper Syrup
Weingut Knoll Loibner Grüner Veltliner 2013
Charleston County, South Carolina > She-Crab Soup with Roe Powder, Raw Sherry, Celery Hearts, and Crispy Softshell Crab
Carpe Diem Chardonnay 2012
Orleans Parish, Louisiana > Dressed Open-Faced Hot Duck Sausage Rich Boy with Seared Foie Gras and Trinity Aïoli
Fairview Pinotage 2013
South Carolina, Tennessee, and Alabama > Carolina Whole Hog Terrine with Sunchoke Relish, Boiled Peanuts, and Whiskey-Pickled Cucumbers; Barbecued Meat Loaf with Macaroni, Memphis Barbecue Sauce, and Creamy Herb Slaw; and Rib Crépinette with Alabama White Sauce and Gumbo Biscuit
Cline Live Oak Vineyard Zinfandel 2012
Petits Fours and Mignardises > Moon Pies with Charleston Chews, Coconut Cake, Pecan Divinity, and Lane Cake
Café Brulot Service
Roederer Estate Anderson Valley Brut NV
Take-Home Treats > Traditional Pralines
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