May 21st, 2017- Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group Farm Dinner!

What a way to start our 2017 Sunday Summer Dinner Series.  Four chefs from Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group Joe Tarasco, Executive Chef at Marta, Jason Pfeifer Executive Chef at Maialino, Jessica Weiss Pastry Chef of Maialino and Marta, and Dan Jackson Executive Chef of The Cafes at MOMA thrilled us with a spectacular 5 course meal, with wine pairings by Katie Morton, the Wine Director at Marta. Here’s a rundown of the menu:

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Raw spring vegetables with bagna cauda
Grilled “Pizza” bread with stracciatella
Smoked Carrots with Caraway Cream on Toast

1st course Salad 

Asparagus, 6 minute Egg, Bottarga
wine -La Distesa Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico Terre Silvate 2015 

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 2nd course Pasta

Cavatelli with Broccoli Rabe and Pork Sausage
wine – Punta Crena, Rossese, Liguria 2015

3rd course Fish 

Grilled Arctic Char with Horseradish Crema
Radishes and Spring Onions with Anchovy Vinaigrette
wine – Girolamo Russo Etna Rosso ‘a Rina 2015 

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4th course Meat 

Lamb porchetta with salsa verde
Farro Salad with spring vegetables
Green Salad with pickled ramp vinaigarette
wine – Produttori del Barbaresco, Barbaresco Riserva Rabajà 2011

5th course Dessert 

Rhubarb Turnover  with ice cream
wine – Marenco, Brachetto d’ Asti

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