SOME SAMPLE MENUS FOR THIS WEEKEND!
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KITCHEN OPENING & BERKSHIRE GROWN FARMED AND FORAGED
FREE TASTINGS of the Following Items 3pm-6pm Friday May 25th at Our Grillin & Chillin 4 Year Anniversary Event:
Ramp Pesto (Wild) and Local Chèvre Served with house-made crostini (Berkshire Mountain Bakery Bread)
Grilled Local Asparagus (Smiarowski Farm, Sunderland, MA) with Sautéed Ramps (Wild) Tossed in olive oil, topped with shredded Parmesan
Curried Fried Spring Turnip Wedges (Markristo Farm, Hillsdale, NY) Fried in Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Served with Mint Yogurt Dip (Sidehill Farm, Ashfield, MA)
Marinated Bok Choy Stalks (Markristo Farm, Hillsdale, NY) Marinated in sesame oil, tamari soy sauce, rice vinegar, ginger and garlic
CafeADAM in Great Barrington will feature a Farmed + Foraged menu, selections* include:
spring greens: taft farms asparagus, equinox greens, north plain farm egg, toasted walnuts, local dandelion, radish, stefanik farm honey mustard vinaigrette..................................$9
foraged fettucini primavera: (housemade pasta contains, north plain egg yolks, king arthur organic flour VT) foraged housatonic fiddleheads, foraged morel mushrooms (if avail), new marlborough ramps, favas, peas.......................$25 dinner/17 lunch portion
spring gnudi: new marlborough ramps, housatonic fiddleheads, equinox spinach, BBC IPA beurre blonde sauce, highlawn cream, cricket creek maggie's round cheese...................... $26 dinner/$18 lunch portion
spring crumble: local rhubarb (grown in house) and black plum, soco black fig ice cream ................................$8
These items are available on our regular a la carte menu for lunch and dinner. In celebration of the farmed and foraged week we will offer a discount if three courses are taken ie. greens then gnudi or fettucini then crumble all for $35. If not taken as the three course set menu regular price is applied.
photo by Nichole Calero
* Ingredients may vary due to availability and weather.
A 3 course Farmed + Foraged prix fixe meal for $32 will consist of a vegetable antipasto (perhaps mixed baby beats from Farm Girl Farm with grilled red onions & fresh sheeps ricotta from Old Chatham or maybe a risotto cake with wild mushrooms depending on what's around that week)
a traditional meat, starch & vegetable course (perhaps Gibson Farm pork, McEnroe fingerlings & kale from Farm Girl Farm)
a raw milk panna cotta with a rhubarb compote unless local strawberries show up in time.
Items to appear on menu: local goat cheese, maple syrup, strawberries,
ramps, Berkshire MountainBakery bread, rhubarb.
Chez Nous in Lee will feature a Farmed + Foraged Prix Fixe Dinner
Kir Breton, Richmond, MA Hilltop Orchards Johnny Mash Hard Cider with Creme de Cassis
Monterey Chevre Timbale with Grilled Peppers & Ted's Arugula
Northeast Family Farms Organic, Grass-Fed Rib Eye Steak with Zehr Farm's Mushrooms, Local Fiddleheads & Asparagus
Garden Rhubarb & Strawberry Shortcake made with Petit Epeautre/Einkorn Flour from the Heritage Wheat Conservancy, Colrain, MA
Complete Menu for $45.00 excluding tax and gratuity
The Dreamaway Lodge in Becket will highlight a Farmed + Foraged Special Dinner available Thursday May 24th through Monday May 28th 2012
Please check our regular menu, where we always feature many local ingredients.
The Entrée is subject to change due to availability of seasonal running of fish.
Special three course dinner for $32
Local Arugula, Spring Radish, Grilled Lemon, and Monterey Chevre Salad
Baked Stripped Bass with Pickled Ramp Tartar Sauce, Roasted Overmeade Gardens Asparagus and Hakouri Turnips, and Boiled Herbed New Potatoes
Shaker Rhubarb Pie with a Lattice Crust and SoCo Vanilla Ice Cream
Barrington Coffee Roasters Coffee and Harney and Sons Tea included with meal.
Pork and nettles: Leahey farms pork and beef bolognesse,
Forraged nettle lasagna and Leahey Farms porchetta, forraged garlicy nettles
Firefly in Lenox will offer a Burger, Beer & Bourbon for $30
Leahey Farms Grass Fed Burger with a choice of 2 toppings:
Smoked Berkshire Blue Cheese, Leahey Farms Fried Egg, Overmeade Gardens Grilled Asparagus
A Glass of Berkshire Mountain Distillers Bourbon
A Pint of Wandering Star Brewing Beer