Thursday, October 2, 2014

Morso della Bestia - MUSCOVY DUCK! October 30th

“Morso della Bestia”
Thursday, 30 October 2014

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 includes a 5-course dinner featuring the choice animal.

This month’s menu features:
All-Natural, California Muscovy Duck
Muscovy duck has a unique taste: it is lean, meaty, tender and flavorful.

Marinated Duck Breast, Navel Orange, Grain Mustard,
House-Pickled Sauerkraut
Premium Wine: Franciacorta Rosé Brut, Contadi Castaldi, ‘12
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Lentil & Duck Wing Soup, Thyme, Black Rice
Premium Wine: Merlot, La Prendina, ‘10
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Piatto di Mezzo
Sardinian Fregola Pasta, Red Wine & Chestnut Duck Ragú
Premium Wine: Valcalepio, I Pilendri, ‘09
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Slow-Cooked, Applewood Smoked Duck Thigh,
Baked Kabocha Squash, Granny Smith Apple Sauce
Premium Wine: Aglianico, Vigneti, ‘10
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Green Apple Sorbetto, Vanilla Custard “Brulée”
Premium Wine: Brachetto, Tor dell’Elmo, ‘12

five course menu…49
free-flowing house wine…18
premium wine pairing…28
(not including tax or gratuity)

Locally Sourced Produce from the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market: chestnut from Everest, Navel orange from Garcia, thyme from Maggie’s, Granny Smith apples from Fairhill, pears from Friendly Farms and Kabocha squash from Weiser.

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

Upcoming Morso della Bestia Dinners:
November ~ Thanksgiving Dinner!
January ~ Venison