Events / Dinner

Tavern on the Square

Thu, November 08, 2012

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

Ed Brown and Nicholas Elmi
Rittenhouse Tavern, Philadelphia

Philadelphia's stately new Rittenhouse Tavern made a splash in the national food scene with its refined, contemporary American fare and exquisite setting. With Ed Brown, the Michelin-starred Eighty One's former chef, and Le Bec Fin alum Nicholas Elmi at the helm, it's no wonder this restaurant has garnered widespread acclaim.

Event photos taken by Jeffrey Gurwin.


  • Hors d'Oeuvre
    • Hiramasa with Apple–Cucumber Water and Yuzu
    • Pork Trotter Scrapple and Deviled Eggs
    • Popcorn Tiger Shrimp with Saffron and Chilies
    • Tuna Brochettes with Muskmelon, Olive Caramel, and Marjoram
    • Scotch Quail Eggs
    • Simonnet-Febvre Crémant du Bourgogne Brut Rosé NV
  • Dinner
    • Kombu-Cured Scorpion Fish with Isinglass, Citrus and Wheat Grass Sauces, Ice Plant, and Weisse Beer
    • Hugel Pinot Gris 2008
    • Roasted Sunflower Heart with Seeds and Sprouts, Cuttlefish Confit, Miso-Cured Duck Egg, and Saba
    • Grgich Hills Estate Fumé Blanc 2009
    • Sautéed Nantucket Bay Scallops with Black Truffles and Celery
    • Antinori Family Estate Antica Chardonnay 2010
    • Butter-Poached Skuna Bay Handcrafted Salmon with American Caviar and Sea Beans
    • Villa Maria Private Bin Pinot Noir 2010
    • Squailen with Malabar Spinach, Huckleberries, Black Quinoa, and Burgundy-Scented Salsify
    • Domaine Faiveley Mercurey Rouge 2010
    • Pomegranate Juice with Long Pepper Bread, Juniper–Elderberry Liqueur, and Goat Cheese
    • Château Ste. Michelle Horse Heaven Hills Late Harvest Chenin Blanc 2006

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