Events / Dinner

Bay Area Sophisticate

Thu, September 13, 2012

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
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Matthew Dolan

Twenty Five Lusk, San Francisco

Since its opening in San Francisco’s SoMa neighborhood last year, Twenty Five Lusk has stood out in a city known for exceptional food, earning a place on everyone’s “best new restaurant” list. Executive chef and co-owner Matthew Dolan oversees the seasonally driven New American cuisine, turning out Bay Area–inspired dishes that are at once elegant and approachable.

Event photos taken by Geoff Mottram.


  • Hors d'Oeuvre
    • Truffled Chanterelle Cheesecakes with Micro-Basil
    • Ahi Tuna Brochettes with Lime Emulsion, Sea Beans, Ginger, and Avocado Powder
    • Smoked Moularde Duck Breast with Glazed Figs and Peppercress
    • Heirloom Tomato Canapés with Sheep’s Milk Camembert and Niçoise Olive Conserva
    • Grilled Louisiana Gulf Prawns with Togarashi Grits, Pickled Baby Carrots, and Horseradish
    • Champagne A. Robert P+F Cuvée De Réserve Brut Grand Cru Blanc De Blancs NV
  • Dinner
    • Seared New Bedford Scallop with Cauliflower Crème Brûlée, Shaved Foie Gras Torchon, and Pink Peppercorns
    • Trimbach Cuvée Frédéric Emile Riesling 2004
    • Cavendish Farm Quail with Roasted Black Mission Figs, Wild Arugula Coulis, Star Anise, Mâche, and Warm Ginger Vinaigrette
    • Littorai Hirsch Vineyard Pinot Noir 2009
    • Roasted Storm Hill Rib-Eye with Duck Fat Potatoes, Truffled Corn Mousse, Local Blossoms, and Sangiovese Reduction
    • Quintessa 2009
    • Fort Saint-Antoine Comté with Brioche, Pickled Strawberries, and Wild Fennel Pollen
    • Domaine De La Tournelle Terre De Gryphées 2007
    • Essential Waters > Grapefruit, Ginger, and Cucumber
    • Spiced Chocolate Truffle Tartlet with Raspberry Sorbet, Sea Salt Caramel, and Exploding Cocoa
    • Elio Perrone Bigarò 2010

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