Events / Dinner

Lambs and Clams

Wed, June 01, 2016

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.2308
Reservations Policy

Craig Rogers

Border Springs Farm, Patrick Springs, VA

Travis Croxton

Brine, Fairfax, VA, Merroir and Rappahannock River Oysters, Topping, VA; Rappahannock, Richmond, VA; Rappahannock Oyster Bar, Washington, D.C.; and Rocksalt, Charlotte, NC, and Charlottesville, VA

Brandon Carter

FARM, Bluffton, SC

John Critchley

Brine, Fairfax, VA; Rocksalt, Charlotte, NC; and Charlottesville, VA

Lionel Vatinet

La Farm Bakery, Cary, NC

Craig Rogers and Travis Croxton are famous for their spirited shindigs where chefs and artisans gather for lamb, shellfish, libations, and a raucous good time. In their much-anticipated Beard House return, the dynamic duo will reenact their storied feast, inviting top culinary comrades including master baker Lionel Vatinet.

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  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Lambs and Clams Casino
    • Oyster Stew with Fennel Pollen, Fried New Potatoes, and Buttermilk
    • Lamb Tartare with Larb Spice, Sweet Peas, and Cracklings
    • Smoked Lamb Ribs with Sourwood Honey and Vinegar Sauce
    • Foggy Ridge Cider Serious Cider 
    • The Williamsburg Winery Acte 12 of 1619 Chardonnay 2014
    • The Williamsburg Winery Wessex Hundred Petit Verdot 2014
    • Boxwood Estate Topiary 2013
  • Dinner 
    • Bread Service > Historic Carolina Gold Rice Bread with Anson Mills Rice and Lindley Mills Whole Wheat; Red Wine–Infused Rolls with Rosette de Lyon and Williamsburg Winery Virginia Claret; and Fennel–Raisin Batards
    • Amuse Buche > Oyster with Caviar and Rhubarb Mignonette
    • Boxwood Estate Rosé 2015
    • Smoked Crab–Duck Egg Custard with Lamb Heart Pastrami and Olde Salt Clams
    • The Williamsburg Winery Wessex Hundred Viognier 2015
    • Coal-Grilled Georgia White Shrimp with Merguez, Creamed Corn, and Basil–Ginger Emulsion
    • The Williamsburg Winery Petit Manseng 2015
    • Crispy Lamb's Neck with Tomato Conserve, Grilled Chanterelles, Spring Beans, Preserved Lemon, and Rosemary
    • The Williamsburg Winery Adagio 2010
    • Blackberries with Strawberries, Rhubarb, Yogurt, Bee Pollen, and Herbs
    • The Williamsburg Winery Petite Fleur 2014​