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On the Menu: Tres Leches Cake with Guava Sorbet

Maggie Borden

December 05, 2016

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Here’s a taste of what’s on tap today at the Beard House.

 
Repeal Day Celebration, 7:00 P.M.
Founders Elad Zvi and Gabriel Orta, The Broken Shaker at the Freehand Hotels, Chicago, Miami, and Los Angeles (opening soon) / Bar Director Gui Jaroschy, The Broken Shaker at the Freehand Hotels, Chicago, Miami, and Los Angeles (opening soon) / Jimmy Lebron, The Freehand Hotel, Miami / Jonathan Meyer, The Freehand Hotel, Chicago 

For this year’s Repeal Day fête, we’ve tapped the white-hot team from the Broken Shaker and Freehand Hotels to craft a spirited menu replete with playful cocktails and inventive fare. Known for tipples infused with spices, herbs, and fresh-pressed elixirs, this creative crew will make you grateful that Prohibition is a thing of the past. Expect intoxicating plates like Colombian Arepas with Ropa Vieja and Queso Fresco; Coconut Red Curry with Florida Middle Neck Clams, Daily Catch, and Florida Hopper Shrimp; and Tres Leches Cake with Guava Sorbet, Ricotta Foam, and Guava Jam.


See the full menu below: 

Hors d’Oeuvre

Brined Scallops with Aguachile Purée, Red Onions, and Cucumbers

Griot and Pikliz > Haitian Pork Shoulder with Spicy Slaw and Plantains

Colombian Arepas with Ropa Vieja and Queso Fresco

Seared Octopus Salad with Charred Scallion Salsa Verde, Sunflower Seeds and Sprouts, and Hickory Powder

Bearded Lady > Apple and Pear–Infused Martell VSOP Medallion Cognac with Floral Cordial and Champagne Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut

Dinner

Bread Service > Malawach with Eggplant Dip, Harif, Grated Tomatoes, and Olives

Crudo > Local Catch with Florida Fruit and Citrus

Chances Are > Olmeca Altos Tequila with Hibiscus–Sumac Vinegar, Cucumber, Citrus Salt, and Grapefruit Soda

Tahini–Miso Kale Salad with Oyster Mushrooms, Chermoula, and Mint

Cup of Rose > Lillet Rose with Sauvignon Blanc, Honeydew, Pink Peppercorns, and Garden Herbs

Coconut Red Curry with Florida Middle Neck Clams, Daily Catch, and Florida Hopper Shrimp

Thai Tea Drip > Amontillado Sherry with Thai Tea, Hazelnuts, Spices, and Coconut Cream

Braised Beef Cheek with Horseradish-Whipped Root Vegetables and Crispy Pickled Shallots

Boulevardier > Mixed Berry–Infused Lot 40 Canadian Rye Whiskey with Aberlour 12-Year-Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Campari, and Italian Vermouth

Tres Leches Cake with Guava Sorbet, Ricotta Foam, and Guava Jam

Turkish Colada Cafecito > Illy Espresso–Infused Jameson Irish Whiskey with Cardamom and Amaro

 

Check out the event listing for more information.

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