Events / Dinner

Rustic Italian

Tue, June 26, 2012

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
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John Griffiths

St. Louis

A protégé of JBF Award winner Larry Forgione, John Griffiths embraces his mentor’s commitment to seasonal and regional cuisine in the menu at Truffles, spinning the finest Midwestern ingredients and products into Italian fare that’s both modern and comforting.

Event photos by Lisa Ozag.


  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Housemade Prosciutto with Grissini
    • Chilled Green Garlic Soup with Basil and Orange
    • Kusshi Bay Oysters with Cucumber Tapioca, Vanilla, and Lime
    • Domaine Saint Vincent Rosé NV
  • Dinner
    • Brook Trout Crudo with Missouri Pecans, Trout Caviar, and Flowering Herbs
    • Quattro Mani Toh-Kai 2010
    • Roasted Forono Beets and Young Fennel with Foraged Greens and Smoked Olive Oil
    • Montelle Dry Vignoles 2010
    • Ricotta and Escarole–Filled Casoncelli Pasta with Chanterelles and Bottarga
    • Giacomo Borgogno Dolcetto di Alba 2010
    • Augusta Norton Grapevine–Grilled Jones Farm Lamb Stufato with Fava Beans, Spring Carrots, Almonds, and Mint
    • Augusta Winery Norton 2010
    • Baetje Farms Bloomsdale Cheese with Wild Blueberry Mostarda and Walnut Toasts
    • Olive Oil Shortcake with Clingstone Peaches, Blackberries, and Tangerine Agrumato
    • Elio Perrone Bigarò Rosé 2010

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