Events / Dinner

Hip Italian

Tue, April 10, 2018

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $135 Public Price: $175 Phone: 212.627.2308
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Emily Blount

Saint Leo, Oxford, MS

Dan Latham

Saint Leo, Oxford, MS

Southern hospitality meets big city flair at Mississippi hot spot Saint Leo, a 2017 James Beard Best New Restaurant Award semifinalist. This hip Italian bistro known for its wood-fired cooking and locavore sensibility was inspired by owner Emily Blount’s mother’s warmth, generosity, and attention to detail as a home cook and host. 


Hors d’Oeuvre

Chicken Liver Bruschette

Farinata with Burrata, Crème Fraîche, and Caviar

Beet Chips with Goat Cheese and Green Garlic

Spicy Fluke Tartare


Antipasti > Olives; Apple Slaw; Saint Leo Red Fife Focaccia with Butter, French Radishes, and Marinated Anchovies; and Spicy Shrimp with Ceci Beans

Union Square Farmers’ Market Chopped Salad with Avocado, Nutritional Yeast, Hemp Hearts, and Buttermilk–Dill Dressing

Housemade Fettuccine with Swiss Chard, Arugula, Pea Shoots, Radicchio, Lemon, Garlic, Butter, and White Wine     

Oven-Roasted Prime Beef Porterhouse with Celeriac Purée, Chanterelles, and Fava Beans

Prosecco Pops > Prosecco-Dipped Organic Raspberry–Mint Popsicles with Saint Leo Dark Chocolate Ice Cream, Pavlova, Caramel, Espresso, and Cacao Powder

A selection of fine wines will be served with this dinner.

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