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April Sours Beer Dinner @ Jimmy's #43 featuring Chef Clay Gordon

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April Sours Beer Dinner @ Jimmy's #43 featuring Chef Clay Gordon

Time: April 15, 2013 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Jimmy's #43
Street: 43 East 7th Street (downstairs)
City/Town: New York City
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Event Type: tasting, dinner
Created By: Clay Gordon
Latest Activity: Mar 13, 2013

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Event Description

5-course dinner featuring sour beers and chocolate. 

Amuse: Hungarian sour cherry soup topped with creme fraiche chantilly infused with cherry lambic.
-- Pairing: A dry kriek.

Salad course: Roasted heirloom beets on a bed of mixed greens, endive, and arugula, sprinkled chopped hazelnuts pan-fried in undeodorized cocoa butter and dusted with cocoa powder, with a mock-Champagne vinaigrette made using sour beer (instead of vinegar).
-- Pairing: The same beer for the dressing.

Small plate: Southern cornbread muffin topped with braised collards and red chard with bacalao, spiced with chipotles in adobo.
-- Pairing: TBD.

Main Course: Flank steak rollatini - dry-rubbed butterflied flank steak stuffed with goat cheese and radicchio. Side: Yukon Gold garlic smashed potatoes. 
-- Pairing: TBD.

Dessert: Milk chocolate caramel  sauce over vanilla ice cream with roasted apple "confitti."
-- Pairing: Lindeman's Faro Lambic

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