Events / Dinner

Best of D.C.

Tue, August 09, 2016

The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.2308
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Amy Brandwein

Centrolina, Washington, D.C.

Erik Bruner-Yang

Foreign National, Brothers and Sisters, Maketto, and Spoken English, Washington, D.C.

Jon Krinn

Clarity, Vienna, VA

Jason Maddens

Clarity Vienna, VA

Cedric Maupillier

Convivial, Washington, D.C.

Nicholas Stefanelli

Masseria, Washington, D.C.

Alex Levin

Schlow Restaurant Group, Boston, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C.

Presented by the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington and Events DC


Sample rising culinary talent when a group of tastemakers honored by the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington decamps to the Beard House. The crew, all 2016 nominees of the annual RAMMY Awards, have lined up a seasonal menu that will leave you itching to book a visit to our nation’s capital.

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  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Latkes with Celery Root and Dried-and-Cured Lamb
    • Charred-and-Glazed Spanish Octopus Yakitori 
    • Crushed Heirloom Tomato, Beet, and Campari Granita
    • Spicy Laab Shumai 
    • Foienoli > Cannoli Stuffed with Foie Gras Mousse, Sicilian Pistachios, and Black Truffle 
    • Prelius Maremma Toscana Vermentino 2015
  • Dinner
    • Veal Tartare with Poutargue, Cancoillotte Cheese, Oyster Leaves, Argan Oil, Preserved Lemon, and Warm Niçoise Olive Fougasse 
    • Château d'Epiré Cuvée Spéciale Savennières 2013 
    • Squid Ink Tagliolini with Tuna Crudo and Nonnata di Pesce 
    • Vino Lauria Frappato Scoglitti 2014
    • Roasted Bone-In Turbot with Zucchini, Almonds, Cured Lemon Cream, and Brown Butter  
    • Pala Entemari Isola dei Nuraghi 2012
    • Fermented Pork Sausage with Nam Prik Num, Fish Sauce Caramel, and Herb Salad 
    • Never Too Late > Thyme Vinegar with Aviation Gin, Strawberry–Wine Reduction, Lime Leaf Simple Syrup, and Smoked Thyme
    • Roasted Lamb Sweetbread with Fennel Soubise, Pickled Stone Fruit, and Smoked Lamb Belly Jus
    • Domaine Philippe Plantevin La Daurelle Cairanne 2010 
    • Whipped Ricotta Cheesecake with Passion Fruit Curd, Compressed Peaches, Almond Crunch, and White Peach Sorbet 
    • Azienda Agricola Cogno Moscato d’Asti 2013
    • Chocolates and Petits Fours 

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