Events / Dinner

Sexy Pan-Asian

Thu, August 10, 2017

The Beard House
Member Price: $135 Public Price: $175 Phone: 212.627.2308
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Gregory Gourdet

Departure, Portland, OR

It’s hard to talk about Portland’s booming restaurant scene without mentioning Departure, where 2015 semifinalist for Best Chef: Northwest Gregory Gourdet has been drawing crowds since 2012. Come to the Beard House as the Top Chef runner-up serves his signature style, spinning the summer bounty into an edible tour of Asian flavors and techniques.

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Hors d’Oeuvre

Karaage Chicken Wings with Bonito–Truffle Emulsion 

Tuna Tarts with Beet Nikiri, Coconut Créme Fraîche, and Black River Caviar

Grilled Tiger Prawns with Fermented Pineapple, Galangal, and Chiles

Golden Trout Roe with Pickled Peaches, Sour Tofu, and Nori Crisps

Eightfold Path > House Spirits Distillery Volstead Vodka with Aria Portland Dry Gin, Departure Housemade Vermouth Blend, Junmai Sake, Soju, Olive Oil, and Rau Ram

Piston Honda > Suntory Whisky Hibiki Japanese Harmony Whisky with Bonal Gentiane-Quina, Maraschino Liqueur, Smoked Orange Bitters, and Hand-Carved Ice


Snacks for the Table > Tsukemono with Wasabi Leaf Cream; Nukazuke Carrots; Spicy Turmeric Cabbage Leaves; Tamari-Cured Cherry Tomatoes; and Smoked Misozuke Radishes

Kampachi with Albacore Tuna, Dungeness Crab, Melon, Wakamomo, Oregon Wasabi, and Shiso

Argyle Vintage Brut 2014

Chinook Salmon with Smoked Butter Clam, Matsutake Mushroom, Tomato, and Bacon Dashi

Stoller Family Estate Pinot Noir Rosé 2016

Grilled Squab with Krachai, Green Mango, Nam Jim, and Cashews

Ginga Shizuku Divine Droplets Junmai Daiginjo Sake NV

Eat Oregon First Beef Rib-Eye with Malted Rice, Ssamjang, Kimchi, and Nori

Angela Estate Pinot Noir 2015

Dessert Duo > Pandan Cake with Sour-and-Sweet Corn, Ginger, Durian, and Jackfruit; and Koji–Coconut Ash Ice Cream with Miso, Summer Berries, and Crushed Cherry Ice

Anam Cara Cellars Nicholas Estate Gewürztraminer 2013

Take-Away Treats > Hazelnut, Chile, and Lime Leaf Brittle; Banana–Miso Caramel Bonbon; and Pistachio–Japanese Peach Nougat 

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