Events / Dinner

Portland Alchemy

Sat, March 24, 2018

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $135 Public Price: $175 Phone: 212.627.2308
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Emil Rivera

Sur Lie, Portland, ME

After years honing his skills under JBF Award winner José Andrés at Washington, D.C.’s lauded Jaleo, Emil Rivera moved up north to make his mark on Portland’s dynamic food scene with his buzzed-about solo venture, Sur Lie. Join us and sample Rivera’s sophisticated, boldly flavored small plates that critics raved as “brilliant” and “a kind of alchemy.”


Hors d’Oeuvre

Sweet Pea Hummus with Lemon Custard, Mint, and Lavash

Spanish Octopus with Tomato Confit, Fried Chickpeas, and Oregano

Spicy Chorizo with Fried Green Plantains, Aleppo Pepper Aïoli, and Micro-Cilantro


Cream of Cauliflower Soup with Shrimp, Escargots, Lardons, and Pickled Corn 

Captain's Cut Cod with Spring-Dug Parsnip Purée, Fennel, Artichokes, Parsley, and Green Olives

Duck, Duck, Goose > Duck Breast with Duck Confit, Goose Foie Gras, Mushroom Arborio Rice, and Fig Vincotto 

Nori-Rubbed Beef Tenderloin with Braised Kale, Truffled Ricotta, and Demi-Glace

Passion Fruit Custard Crème with Raspberries, Almond Brittle, and Cream

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

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