Events / Dinner

India Meets Mardi Gras

Sat, March 02, 2019

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $170 Public Price: $220 Phone: 212.627.2308
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Arvinder Vilkhu

Saffron nola, New Orleans

Pardeep Vilkhu

Saffron nola, New Orleans

Ashwin Vilkhu

Saffron nola, New Orleans

Pranita Vilkhu

Saffron nola, New Orleans

Mardi Gras comes to the Beard House for a captivating South Asian twist on Big Easy dishes. Chef Dickey Vilkhu and his family draw on their Indian heritage to run Saffron nola, JBF Award semifinalist for Best New Restaurant and toast of the New Orleans food scene!

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Hors d’Oeuvre

Achari Crisps with Pickled Chiles and Mango Chutney

Crayfish Puffs with Green Chiles and English Cheddar

Bombay Shrimp > Herb and Spice–Crusted Gulf Shrimp with Tomato–Ginger Rémoulade

Saffron nola Old Fashioned > Bourbon with Mango Chutney, Demerara Sugar, and Bitters


Oyster Bed Roast with Gulf Oysters, Curry Leaf, Garlic, Caramelized Onions, and Naan

Captûre Tradition Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Curried Seafood Gumbo with Louisiana Jumbo Lump Crab, Gulf Shrimp, Okra, and Basmati Rice

Claude Riffault La Noue Pinot Noir Rosé 2017

Chicken Lasooni with Pickled Red Onions and Tomato Masala 

William Fèvre Monteé de Tonnerre Chablis Premier Cru 2015

Khyber Lamb Chop with Rogan Josh Sauce and Khichdi

Corazon del Sol Malbec 2016

Sticky Toffee Gajar Halwa > Warm Carrot–Date Cake with Golden Raisins, Almonds, and Fig–Date Praline Ice Cream

Feist Tawny Cardamom Port NV

Parting Gifts > Trinity Oyster Bed

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