Events / Dinner

The Passion of Argentina

Featuring the wines of Bodega Catena Zapata of Mendoza, Argentina

Mon, September 24, 2018

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $140 Public Price: $180 Phone: 212.627.2308
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Fernando Navas

Balvanera, NYC

After stints in some of the world’s most revered kitchens, chef Fernando Navas opened up the Buenos Aires–inspired Balvanera to bring both traditional Argentine steakhouse fare and vegetable-based innovations to Manhattan’s Lower East Side. For this special Beard House dinner, chef Fernando will pair rustic regional plates with the exquisite wines of Bodega Catena Zapata.

Menu

Hors d’Oeuvre

Empanada Humita > Sweet Summer Corn Empanadas with Aged Provolone, Red Peppers, and Ají Mirasol

Crudo de Camarón Patagónico > Red Shrimp Crudo with Kumquat Purée, Yuzu Kosho, and Arauco Olive Oil

Tostada de Boquerones > Boquerones Tostada with Smoked Ricotta, Radishes, and Dill

Croqueta de Queso de Chancho > Crispy Fried Head Cheese Croquettes with Grape Mustard and Pickled Red Onions

Naranjo en Flor > Suze with Cynar, Basil–Orange Cordial, and Ginger Beer

Catena Appellation Tupungato Chardonnay 2017

Dinner

Heirloom Tomato Salad with White Miso, Hen Egg, and Bitter Lettuce

Catena Appellation Tupungato Chardonnay 2017

Taco de Mollejas > Crispy Sweetbread Taco with Carrot–Turmeric Purée and Chopped Sunflower Seeds

Catena Alta Chardonnay 2016

Risotto de Humita > Sweet Corn Risotto with Black Bass, Pimentón de Cachi Aïoli, and Fried Garlic

Catena Malbec 2016

Bife Ancho > Grassfed Beef Rib-Eye with Padrón Peppers and Fresh Chimichurri

Catena Alta Malbec 2015

Membrillo > Poached Quince with Cardamom and Queso Fresco

Catena Alta Malbec 2015