Events / Dinner

Small Towns, Big Flavors

Mon, April 17, 2017

The Beard House
Member Price: $135 Public Price: $175 Phone: 212.627.2308
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

Ian Boden

The Shack, Staunton, VA

David Bancroft

Acre, Auburn, AL

Clark Barlowe

Heirloom, Charlotte, NC and The Whole Okra: A Seed to Stem Celebration

Travis Milton

Shovel & Pick, Bristol, VA

Kim Adams

Chef & the Farmer, Kinston, NC

The phrase “small but mighty” sets the tone for this Beard House event, which will showcase extraordinary culinary talent from pocket-sized towns across the South. For the reprise of his popular 2016 dinner, JBF Award semifinalist Ian Boden has assembled an all-new group representing neighborhood gems and nationally acclaimed hot spots.

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Hors d’Oeuvre

Chicken Liver Mousse with Cheerwine Vinegar Gelée, Virginia Peanuts, and Light Bread Crumbs 

Field Pea Salad with Caromont Farm Esmontonian Cheese and Gribenes

Curry-Barbecued Oysters with Two-Year-Old Pepper Mash and Lemony Crumbs

Pickled-and-Fried Bamboo with Buttermilk Dressing

Foggy Ridge Cider First Fruit Hard Cider

Heirloom Restaurant Welcome Cocktails


Bread Service > Sweet Potato–Onion Bread with Deviled Ham 

Alabama Venison Tartare with Bresaola, Grated Jerky, Pecan Mustard, and Pickles

Domaine Ruet Les Grands Cras Morgon 2015

Spring Garlic Matzoh Ball Soup with Smoked Duck, Bloody Butcher Hominy, and Spring Vegetables

Barboursville Vineyards Nebbiolo Virginia Reserve 2014

North Carolina Squirrel with Acorn Purée, Morels, Ramps, and Fiddlehead Ferns

Fonta Flora Brewery Ourcelium Golden Strong Ale

Koji-Crusted Pork Schnitzel with Kombu Kraut and Preserved Lemon

Fullsteam Brewery Brumley's Forest Baltic Porter

Chocolate Stout Chess Pie with Oat Whipped Cream and Crumble

Mother Earth Brewing Old Neighborhood Oatmeal Porter 

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