Events / Dinner

Boston Softshell Crab Blowout

Tue, July 07, 2015

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $155 Public Price: $205 Phone: 212.627.1111
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy


Karen Akunowicz

Fox & the Knife, Boston

Who better to headline our annual softshell crab extravaganza than a group of wicked talented Boston-area chefs? They’ll be collaborating on a bold, New England–inspired menu featuring the limited-time-only, crave-worthy crustacean in every savory course.


  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Blackened Watermelon with Basil
    • Veal Sausage–Stuffed Zucchini with Golden Raisins, Pine Nuts, and Anchovies
    • Pickled Portuguese Sardines with Tomatoes, Sherry Vinegar, and Wood Sorrel on Grilled Rye
    • Miniature Corn Dogs with Smoked Mustard and Pickled Fresno Chiles
    • Pickled Shrimp with Green Papaya Salad, Peanuts, and Cilantro
    • Summer Truffle–Corn Soup with Opal Basil 
    • Royal Provence Rivarose Brut Rosé NV 
    • Chilled Softshell Crab Custard with Peekytoe Crab en Gelée, Summer Vegetables, and American Caviar
    • Paul Pernot et Fils Grand Vins de Bourgogne Chardonnay 2013 
    • Softshell Chile Crab with Fermented Black Beans and Squash Blossom–Crab Rangoon
    • Château Le Cengle Côtes de Provence Rosé 2014 
    • Crispy Softshell Crab with Jersey Corn, Pickled Watermelon Rind, and Green Goddess Dressing
    • Matanzas Creek Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2013
    • Softshell Crab with Quinoa, Braised Bacon, Heirloom Tomatoes, Whipped Yogurt, Lemon Verbena, and Olive
    • Davis Bynum Jane's Vineyard Pinot Noir 2013
    • Barbecue Softshell Crab with Jonah Crab Salad, Smoked Peanuts, Kohlrabi, and Cornmeal Pancake 
    • Chéreau Carré Comte Leloup de Château de Chasseloir 2009
    • Salted Caramel–Peanut Macaron with Mango Sabayon, Poached Golden Raisins, and Yogurt Coulis 
    • Sandeman’s Rainwater Madeira NV​

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