Saturday, June 7, 2008

Mikey Price at the James Beard House

Yesterday I attended a lovely First Friday Luncheon at the James Beard House prepared by Chef Mikey Price of Market Table in Greenwich Village. Price (formerly of The Mermaid Inn) and his friend Joey Campanaro (of the Little Owl) opened Market Table, a unique restaurant/market combo where you can purchase the same ingredients used in your meal in the same location. Take a look at what his delicious menu included- I think my favorite part was shoe string potatoes (see above!). The wine selection was perfect and refreshing- a colorful rosy array that went from a sparkling rose to a robust summery red.

Yesterday's Menu:

Hors d’Oeuvre:

Fava Bean Crostini with Pecorino and Mint
Seared Beef Tenderloin with Roquefort and Red Wine
Truffled Arctic Char Tartare with Celery Root Chips
Seared Diver Scallops with Pickled Cucumber, Watermelon, and Chile
Served with a Juvé y Camps Cava Brut Rosé NV


Chilled Corn Soup with Smoked Trout, Chives, and Crispy Shallots
Paired with a Château de Bonhoste Bordeaux Blanc Sec 2007

Crabcake Slider with Savoy Cabbage Slaw and Old Bay Shoestring Potatoes
Paired with a Casalone La Rosella 2004

Pan-Roasted Guinea Hen with Grilled Peaches, Arugula, and Warm Sherry–Bacon Vinaigrette
Paired with an A to Z Oregon Pinot Noir 2006

Bing Cherry Upside-Down Cake with Mascarpone Gelato and Red Wine–Thyme Syrup
Paired with a Uroulat Jurançon 2004

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Market Table
54 Carmine St. NYC

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