Events / Dinner

Cali Spin on St. Joseph’s Feast

Thu, March 19, 2015

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
Reservations Policy

Bruce Kalman

Knead & Co., Los Angeles; and Union Restaurant, Pasadena, CA

For a breezy spin on the traditional St. Joseph’s Day feast, we’ve invited chef Bruce Kalman to bring his SoCal sensibility to this treasured Italian custom. Now heading up Pasadena’s acclaimed Union, Kalman formerly worked under David Burke and JBF Award winner Paul Bartolotta.

Menu

  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Sardine Escabèche with Braised Beans and Guanciale
    • Stracciatella with Anchovy Butter and Smoked Sea Salt
    • Arancini di Farrotto with Mushrooms, Smoked Scamorza, and Romesco
    • Cape Ann Diver Scallop Crudo with Orange–Tomato Marmalade and Meyer Lemons
    • Duck Prosciutto with Baby Artichoke Conserva and Saba
    • ALTHE’A PROSECCO DI VALDOBBIADENE NV
  • Dinner
    • Squid Ink Corzetti with Santa Barbara Uni, Charred Tomatoes, and Fresno Chiles 
    • PIERO MANCINI VERMENTINO DI GALLURA 2013
    • Beet Agnolotti with Fava Beans, English Peas, Pickled Green Garlic, Pea Tendrils, and Horseradish 
    • KELLEREI ST. MAGDALENA WEISSBURGUNDER PINOT BIANCO 2013
    • Burnt Semolina Capunti with Rabbit Sausage, Clams, Fennel, Preserved Meyer Lemon, and Nasturtium Pesto 
    • CASTELLO DI VERDUNO BASADONE PELAVERGA 2013
    • Branzino with Farrotto, Olives, Roasted Spring Onions, Black Garlic, and Salmoriglio 
    • INCEPTION PINOT NOIR 2011
    • Roasted Suckling Pig Porchetta with Sicilian Pistachios, Grist & Toll Polenta, and Salsa Verde
    • BORGOGNO FRANCESCO NEBBIOLO 2013
    • Salted Meyer Lemon Panna Cotta with Pickled Blueberries and Sprouted Fennel Seeds
    • STORM LATE HARVEST SAUVIGNON BLANC 2013
    • Smoked Almond Biscotti with Vin Santo

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