Events / Dinner

Regional Spotlight: Softshell Crab-a-Palooza

Sat, May 18, 2019

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $225 Public Price: $275 Phone: 212.627.2308
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

Steve "Nookie" Postal

Commonwealth Cambridge, Cambridge, MA

Andrew Brady

Field & Vine, Somerville, MA

Paige Lombardi

Oleana, Cambridge, MA

Nicco Muratore

Commonwealth Cambridge, Cambridge, MA

Derrick Teh

Sekali, Boston

Kristin Beaupre

Revival Cafe + Kitchen, Cambridge and Somerville, MA

The hour approaches for the beloved annual Beard House softshell crab blowout! Join Steve “Nookie” Postal and his curated crew of New England chefs for this can’t-miss, once-a-year chance to sit back, relax, and eat your fill of crustacean delights.

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Menu

Hors d’Oeuvre

Beer-Battered Fiddlehead Ferns with Green Garlic Aïoli and Herbs

Ramp Leaf Feta with Housemade Crackers

Maine Crab Tarts with Aguachile, Wasabi, Egg Yolks, and Caviar

Dinner

Sugar Snap Pea–Cucumber Salad with Asparagus, Ancient Grains, Spicy Feta, Za’atar, and Spiced Quinoa

Deep-Fried Softshell Crab Platters with Family-Style Sides > Spring Bean Salad with Pickled Ramps, Green Garbanzo Beans and Sugar Snap Peas; Paige’s Harissa; and Pita with Ramp Butter

Pan-Fried Softshell Crab Platters with Bahn-Mi–Style Sides > Rendang Spread with Torn Herbs; Morning Glory Stems; Pickled Bamboo Shoots; and Spring Slaw with Asparagus, Kohlrabi, Radish, Fish Sauce, and Herbs

Strawberry–Rhubarb Financier with Whipped White Chocolate Ganache and Macerated Strawberries

A selection of fine wines and beer will served with this dinner.