Events / Dinner

Chilies and Chocolate

Thu, June 20, 2013

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
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Jesse T. Perez

Arcade Midtown Kitchen - San Antonio, TX

Spicy. Savory. Rich. Complex. In Southwestern cooking, there’s no flavor combination more iconic than chilies and chocolate—and no better place to indulge than at Arcade Midtown Kitchen, which made the cut for Eater’s “40 Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings of 2013.” Join us when chef Jesse Perez brings his love of this historic duo to the Beard House.

Event photos taken by F. Martin Ramin. 


  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Wild Boar Confit, Mulato Chile, and Chocolate Tart 
    • Anise-Scented Corn Tamales with Vanilla–Lobster Escabèche 
    • Texas Bobwhite Quail Medallions with Ancho–Hibiscus Glaze 
    • Spicy Crab–Tajín Broth with Cactus Paddle Relish 
    • Bison–Kurobuta Pork Albóndigas with Chipotle–Tomato Ragoût 
    • Arcade Specialty Cocktail 
    • Champagne Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut NV  
  • Dinner
    • Lobster Tacos with Ají Amarillo, Sweet Potatoes, Raja–Corn Relish, and Poblano Crema 
    • Brancott Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2010
    • Black Bean–Mexican Chocolate Bisque with Pasilla Chilies, Grilled Avocado Relish, White Chocolate–Laced Mexican Crema, and Pasilla Chile–Infused Wafer 
    • Brancott Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2010
    • Pepita-Crusted Foie Gras Torchon Ensalada with Plantain Bread French Toast and Ancho–Guajillo Honey 
    • Becker Vineyards Viognier 2010
    • Turbot and Scallop with Green Chile Pasado, Savory White Chocolate–Infused Bean Stew, Chanterelles, and Chile de Árbol Chimichurri 
    • Louis Jadot Chablis NV
    • Dried Chile–Crusted Akaushi Beef with Potato–Turnip Purée, Caramelized Brussels Sprouts, and Pasilla Chile–Fig Mole 
    • Faust Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 
    • Treana Red 2009
    • El Rey Chocolate Three Point Cake with Ancho Chile–Raspberry Gelato, Chocolate–Cascabel Chile Ganache, and Toasted Pepita Brittle   
    • M. Chapoutier Banyuls NV

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