Events / Dinner

Father-and-Son Texas Showdown

Mon, April 09, 2012

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

Bryce Gilmore
Barley Swine/Austin, TX

Jack Gilmore
Jack Allen's Kitchen/Austin, TX

As chef/owner of the legendary Jack Allen’s Kitchen, Jack Gilmore is a longtime fixture in Austin’s vibrant restaurant scene. When his son, Bryce, opened his homage to beer and pork, Barley Swine, the Gilmore family cemented its status as masters of Lone Star cuisine.

Event photos by Lisa Ozag.


  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Crispy Gulf Oyster Shooters with Chipotle Aïoli
    • Chicken Lollipops 
    • Banderas Farm Bacon–Wrapped Quail Legs with Jalapeño–Peach Jam
    • Gulf Crab with Scrambled Eggs and Crispy Jowl 
    • Jack Allen’s Kitchen Pimento Cheese with Flatbread Crackers 
    • Tito’s Sage–Grapefruit Splash > Tito’s Handmade Vodka with St. Germain, Muddled Sage, and Grapefruit
    • Haak Vineyards & Winery Semi-Sweet Blanc du Bois 2011  
  • Dinner
    • Spring Harvested Vegetables with Green Garlic, Coddled Egg, Goat’s Milk Ricotta, and Grilled Bread 
    • Jester King Noble King Hoppy Farmhouse Ale
    • Gulf of Mexico Head-On Shrimp with Brazos Valley Grits and Pasilla Chili–Tomato Butter 
    • Becker Vineyards Viognier 2011
    • B.L.T. with Fried Green Cherry Tomatoes, Twin Oaks Farm Heritage Pork Belly, and Bella Verdi Farms Microgreens
    • Flat Creek Estate Super Texan Sangiovese 2010
    • Cabrito > Multiple Preparations of Young Goat with Coffee, Carrots, and Sweet Onions 
    • Llano Estacado Newsom Vineyard Cellar Reserve Tempranillo 2009
    • Texas Strawberry Sorbet with Ginger, Chocolate, and Almond Cake 
    • Messina Hof Private Reserve Papa Paulo Port 2005

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