Events / Dinner

Berkshires' First Taste of Spring

Mon, March 09, 2015

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
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Nicholas Moulton

Mezze Bistro + Bar - Williamstown, MA

Known as much for its rich culinary culture as for its glorious highlands, the Berkshires boasts some of the country’s best farm-to-table restaurants, including Bo Peabody's and Nancy Thomas’s Allium and Mezze. Join us as we toast to spring over a stunning early-season menu that will showcase the area’s top toques.

Menu

  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Vermont Lamb Tartare with Preserved Kumquats, Quinoa, Pumpkin Seeds, Egg Yolks, and Rye
    • East Mountain Farm Oxtail–Foie Gras Croquettes with Sauce Gribiche and Bowfin Caviar 
    • Whipped Maplebrook Farm Burrata with Bagna Cauda 
    • Scotch Quail Eggs with Climbing Tree Farm Pork Sausage and Pickled Pepper Aïoli
    • Hudson Valley Duck Tasso with Sweet Potatoes, Beet Purée, and Kumquats
    • Hosta Hill Kimchi with Pork–Scallion Pancakes and Watermelon–Radish Relish
    • THE ‘SHIRE COCKTAIL > BERKSHIRE MOUNTAIN DISTILLERS GREYLOCK GIN WITH COCCHI AMERICANO, GREEN CHARTREUSE, AND LEMON
  • Dinner
    • Bread Service by Berkshire Mountain Bakery
    • Spanish Octopus with Carrots, Cumin, Yogurt, and Speck
    • VIGNOBLE RÉVEILLE WHITE SPIRIT ROUSSILLON 2013    
    • Pressed Eastern Mountain Farm Pork Belly with Cashew Butter, Burnt Parsnips, and Sour Cherries
    • TEUTONIC WINE COMPANY GEWÜRZTRAMINER 2013
    • Lukasik Farm Pheasant Breast, Leg Confit, and Liver Mousse with Honey-Poached Cranberries, Celeriac, and Farm Girl Farm Pumpkin Jam
    • LA KIUVA ARNAD MONTJOVET 2013
    • Braised-and-Seared Lila’s Mountain Lamb Loin with Quince–Fennel Marmellata, Indian Line Farm Parsnip Cake, and Pistachios
    • BEDROCK WINE CO. EVANGELHO VINEYARD HERITAGE 2013
    • Local Chèvre with Carrot Purée, Pickled Apples, Duck Fat Granola, and Rice Cracker
    • CHÂTEAU TOUR GRISE SAUMUR BRUT NON DOSÉ 2004
    • Dark Chocolate Cake with Bourbon–Milk Chocolate Pudding, Candied Hazelnuts, Smoked Sugar Meringue, Nougat, and Toasted Marshmallow Ice Cream
    • MALABAILA DI CANALE BIRBÉT NV
    • Barrington Coffee Roasters Coffee with High Lawn Farm Milk