Events / Dinner

Hudson Valley in the Big Apple

Thu, December 12, 2013

8:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

Ric Orlando

New World Bistro Bar, Albany NY; and New World Catering and New World Home Cooking Co., Saugerties, NY

Chopped star Ric Orlando cooked in renowned kitchens across Boston and New York City before making the move upstate with his wife, Liz Corrado. Now the pair run a trio of businesses known for serving progressive, globally inspired cuisine that highlights the bounty, spirit, and local artisans of New York’s picturesque Hudson Valley.

Event photos taken by Joan Garvin.


  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Pickled Butternut Squash–Apple Winter Rolls with Cider Nuoc Cham
    • Hudson Valley Duck Skin Chicharrónes with Pique Sauce
    • Wasabi-Deviled Feather Ridge Farm Eggs with Trout Roe
    • Corned Beef Tongue with Kraut, Pickles, and Mustard–Mayonnaise on Rye Points
    • Farm Lamb Albóndigas with Mint Chimichurri
    • Brotherhood Blanc de Blancs NV
    • 100 Miles North of Manhattan > Tuthilltown Spirits Hudson Manhattan Rye Whiskey with Housemade Dried Cranberry Bitters, Sugared Cranberries, and Applewood Smoke
  • Dinner
    • Glazed Long Island Lobster and Quebec Sweetbread Nuggets with Textured Rice Cakes, Fermented Black Beans, Umeboshi Plum–Roasted Ginger Reduction, and Daikon Sprouts
    • Atwater Estate Vineyards Riesling 2011
    • Skuna Bay Salmon Showcase > Lomi Lomi–Massaged Belly with Sesame, Cucumbers, and Tomatoes; Hot-Smoked Swedish Meatball with Aquavit–Caraway Sour Cream; and Falafel-Crusted Top Loin with Potato Samosa Hash, Cider Molasses, Shaved Fennel Salad, and Pumpkin Seed Tahini
    • Millbrook Castle Hill Vineyard Chardonnay 2012
    • Hudson Valley Duck Duo > Creole-Seasoned and Seared Breast with Satsuma Jus; and Braised Heart with Story Farms Indian Corn Grits, Foraged Black Trumpet Mushrooms, and Black Garlic Emulsion
    • Caparzo Rosso di Montalc ino 2010
    • Ric’s Classic Jerk Pork > Wood-Grilled and Pulled Pork Shoulder with Allspice, Thyme, Hot Peppers, Scallions, Davenport’s Pumpkin Rice, Callaloo, and Plantain Crisp
    • Boekenhoutskloof The Chocolate Block 2011
    • Don Farmer’s Apple Cake from The New James Beard Cookbook with Adirondack Three-Year-Aged Cheddar Gelato and Dulce de Calabaza
    • Cave Spring Riesling Icewine NV

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