Events / Dinner

Madrid Meets PDX

Presented by La Ruta PDX

Thu, April 19, 2018

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $135 Public Price: $175 Phone: 212.627.2308
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John Gorham

Toro Bravo, Inc., Tasty n Alder, Tasty n Sons, Plaza Del Toro, Mediterranean Exploration Company, and Shalom Y'all, Portland, OR

Juanjo Canals

Con Amor, Madrid, Spain

Any description of Portland’s dining scene would be incomplete without mention of John Gorham’s restaurants, where inventive spins on classic dishes have given the chef a near-cult following. For this special dinner, Gorham is showcasing his side job as founder of La Ruta PDX, a cultural festival that brings chefs and winemakers from Spain to the Pacific Northwest, such as Madrid superstar Juanjo Canals, who joins him at the Beard House for a collaborative Iberian feast.

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Hors d’Oeuvre

Callos Stew with Tripe and Lomo Ibérico

Cocido Dumplings

Oyster–Avocado Ceviche

Mangalitsa Pork Soppressata with Pickled Ramps

Smugglers Spanish Buey Beef Steak Tartare

Smoky GinTonic > Tanqueray Rangpur Distilled Gin with Fentimans Tonic, Chile de Árbol, Star Anise, Candied Ginger, and Orange


Ensalada Rusa with Salmon Tobiko; and Kubaneh Bread with Grated Tomatoes, Schug, and Olive Oil

Gramona Imperial Gran Reserva Cava Brut NV

Gazpacho with Lobster Tartare

Garciarévalo Finca Tresolmos Verdejo 2016

Fideos with Spring Mushrooms and Cider-Braised Pork Rib

Dominio do Bibei Lalama Ribeira Sacra 2012

Moroccan Bone-In Lamb Shank Pie with Nettles

Marqués de Murrieta Reserva Rioja 2013

Dessert Duo > Moscatel Cake with Strawberries, Sheep’s Cheese, and Olive Oil; and Bon Bons with Mendoza Brandy

Jorge Ordoñez & Co. Victoria No. 2 2014

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