Thursday, September 12, 2013

Morso della Bestia - California Albacore Tuna! September 26th

“Morso della Bestia”
Thursday, 26 September 2013

The last Thursday of every month, LAGO will host a communal meal featuring animal roasts and traditional, rustic dishes. The “Bite of the Beast” dinner series which will include a 5-course dinner featuring the choice animal.

This month’s menu features:
­­­­­Southern California Albacore Tuna

Trio of Antipasti:
Seared & Sliced Belly, Apricot-Peach Compote;
Tartar, Cucumber, Meyer Lemon;
Carpaccio, Cilantro Purée

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Albacore Stuffed Spinach Cannelloni “Au Gratin”, 
Heirloom Tomato Sauce

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Piatto di Mezzo
Red Bell Pepper Risotto, Fresh Albacore, Crispy Pancetta, Italian Oregano

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Albacore Fillet, Fresh Concord Grape & Honey Reduction,
Sautéed Yukon Potato

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Pink, White & Black Mission Figs Three Ways: Fresh, Compote, Dried; Goat Cheese

five course menu…48

(not including tax or gratuity)

Locally Sourced Produce from the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market: apricot & peach from Everest, cucumber from Wong, Meyer lemon from Garcia, heirloom tomato from Carpenter, red bell pepper from Jaime, Yukon potato from Weiser, figs from Garcia, Concord grapes from Henry Nicholas, and cilantro from Maggie’s.

Seating is limited, reservations required. Dinner will begin at 7:00pm
For reservation: (310) 451-3525

Upcoming Morso della Bestia Dinners:
October ~ Muscovy Duck
November ~ Turkey