Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Morso dell a Bestia - VENISON!

“Morso della Bestia”
Thursday, 28 February 2013

The last Thursday of every month, LAGO will host a monthly communal meal featuring whole animal roasts and traditional, rustic dishes.
The “Bite of the Beast” dinner series will include a 5-course dinner
featuring the whole animal with house wine to enjoy.

This month’s menu features:
New Zealand, All-Natural Venison


Thinly-Sliced Venison Carpaccio, Sautéed Baby Beet Tops with Onion and Walnut

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Braised Venison and Juniper Berry Ravioli, Sage-Infused Brown Butter

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Piatto di Mezzo

Whole Wheat Spaghetti, Venison Ragú

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Brandy Roasted Leg of Venison, Sweet Potato Purée,Blueberry Compote, Sautéed Swiss Chard

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Apple Strudel, Vanilla Sauce

$45 per person
(not including tax or gratuity)

Locally Sourced Produce from the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market: juniper berry and sage from Maggie’s, beet tops from Wong, sweet potato and onion from Weiser, swiss chard from Thao, apples from Summer Harvest and blueberries from Harry’s Berries.

March: Niman Ranch Colorado Lamb
April: Santa Barbara Halibut