Events / Dinner

Rappahannock Oyster Celebration

Wed, January 21, 2015

8:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

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

Join us for an East Coast oyster extravaganza featuring the Rappahannock Oyster Company, a century-old, family-owned business committed to protecting and celebrating the Chesapeake Bay and its superior shellfish. This dinner, presented by the company’s sister restaurants, will highlight the briny bivalve with a beautifully crafted menu of contemporary mid-Atlantic fare.


  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Rappahannock River Oysters
    • Fried Barcat Oysters with Surryano Ham and Peanut Romesco
    • Cured Salmon with Yuzu Crème Fraîche, Hay-Smoked Salmon Eggs, and Crispy Skin
    • Lengua with Chowchow, Pimento Cheese, and Rye
    • Baked Olde Salt Clams with Merguez, Sofrito, and Bread Crumbs
    • Old Hill Cider Cidermaker’s Barrel Hard Cider
  • Dinner
    • Nantucket Bay Scallop Ceviche with Citrus and Pimiento de Espelette
    • ​Barranco Oscuro Blancas Nobles 2013
    • Bourride with Fennel Broth, Toasted Garlic, and Soft Egg
    • Domaine Bott-Geyl Le Éléments Pinot Gris 2011
    • Seared Red Drum with Fregola Sarda, Celery Root, Carrot–Ginger Broth, Caraway Aïoli, and Pickled Ginger
    • Tallulah Wines Como Marsanne 2011
    • Seafood Cassoulet with Cured Tuna Belly, Barcat Oysters, Snail Sausage, and Preserved Lemon
    • Donkey & Goat Stone Crusher Roussanne 2013
    • Braised Pork Cheek with Olde Salt Clams, Kale, Shell Beans, Fingerling Potatoes, Chiles, Olives, and Cilantro
    • La Stoppa Trebbiolo Rosso 2012
    • Tangerine Creamsicle with Buttermilk Semifreddo, Paige Tangerines, and Quince Cookie
    • Barboursville Vineyards Virginia Malvaxia Passito 2008​

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