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.”

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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

Il Farneto Rio Rocca Spèrgle 2016


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

J. Brix The Augur Riesling 2013

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

Channing Daughters Mosaico 2014

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

Mary Taylor Jean Marc Barthez Bordeaux Rouge 2015

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

Pierre Vidal Costières-de-Nîmes 2016

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

Eden Specialty Ciders Heirloom Blend Ice Cider NV

Eden Specialty Ciders Cellar Series #8: Ezekiel Kingston Black Cider NV

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