rojo Posted April 15, 2010 Share Posted April 15, 2010 Tallula is celebrating Earth Day on Thursday, April 22nd with a special four-course dinner showcasing locally grown produce, humanely-raised meats and sustainable seafood. Bev Eggleston, founder of EcoFriendly Foods and leading proponent of ethical farming, as well as Drew Koslow, biologist, clean water advocate and brother of Executive Chef Barry Koslow, will also attend the dinner. The dinner will start at 7PM on Thursday, April 22nd in the restaurant’s intimate wine shop. Priced at $85 per person including wine pairings (excluding tax and gratuity) the Earth Day dinner will feature dishes such as Bison Carpaccio, sourced from New Frontier Bison in Madison, VA, and a Pork Trio from EcoFriendly Farms. The dinner will also include dishes using local, sustainable seafood, such as Virginia Clams and Striped Bass. In keeping with the spirit of Earth Day, Neighborhood Restaurant Group Wine Director Juliana Santos will pick local Virginia wines with a smaller carbon footprint, to complement Chef Koslow’s tasting menu. Guests at the dinner will learn more about the ethical standards and benefits of grass-based farming from Bev Eggleston, while Riverkeeper of the Choptank Watershed Drew Koslow will give a brief talk on sustainable fishing practices and the state of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. For reservations or more information please visit the website www.tallularestaurant.com or call 703.778.5051. First Course New Frontier Bison Carpaccio, Pickled Spring Vegetables, Violet Mustard, Extra Virgin Olive Oil Second Course House Made Linguini with Virginia Clams, Red Apron Chorizo, Preserved Lemon, Parsley Third Course Pan Roasted Striped Bass, Asparagus, Ramps, Artichokes, Barigoule Broth Fourth Course Eco Friendly Farms Pork Trio, Poached Loin with Fava Beans and Morels, Confit Belly with Brussels Slaw and Shoulder Roulade with Peas and Carrots Sweets Tallula’s Doughnuts, Belgian Waffles and Mini Chocolate Bombes Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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