Events / Dinner

Aegean Idyll

Fri, April 19, 2013

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
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Nilton Borges, Jr.

Amáli - NYC

We’ve enlisted the stylish Amáli—whose name was inspired by a historical term for lands shared by modern-day Greece, Italy, and Turkey—and Wines from Santorini to prepare a sophisticated Mediterranean feast paired with invigorating wines from the same region.

Event photos taken by Geoff Mottram.

Menu

  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Eggplant with Calabrian Chili–Honey Vinaigrette, Yogurt, Cilantro, and Sesame Seeds
    • Milk-Fed Suckling Pig with Marcona Almonds and Pickled Mustard Seeds
    • Local Fluke Crudo with Radishes, Orange, and Lemon–Saffron Gel
    • Kataifi Cannoli with Foie Gras, Rhubarb Mostarda, and Fennel Pollen
    • Hatzidakis Winery Nykteri 2009
  • Dinner
    • Heirloom Carrots with Pumpernickel, Lime Zest, and Spiced Yogurt
    • Boutari Santorini 2012
    • Spanish Octopus a la Plancha with Smoked Potatoes, English Peas, Squid Ink, and Lardo
    • Karamolegos Nykteri 2011
    • Seared Scallops with Marinated Local Beets, Pistachios, and Nasturtium
    • Koutsoyiannopoulos Santorini 2012
    • 100-Day-Dry-Aged Grass-Fed Beef with Bone Marrow Custard, Spring Onions, Ramps, and Brazilian Farm Butter
    • Domaine Sigalas Mavrotragano 2010
    • Traditional Sweet Roll with Salted Doce de Leite, Brazil Nut Mousse, Pressed Sugar Cane, and Caramelized Banana Gelato  
    • Santo Wines Vin Santo 2004
    • Take-Home Gift > Brazilian Guava Shortbread Cookies