Peter Woolsey is a busy and popular man, and I’ll tell you why.
Today and tomorrow at Bistrot La Minette, chef Woolsey and Jeremy Nolen from Brauhaus Schmitz have teamed up to create a four-course Alsace dinner for $35 ($55 with wine pairings). If you’re unsure of what Alsatian food is, just know that Alsace is one of the smallest regions in France and shares a border with Germany–so what you’re assuming is probably right: A master of French cuisine teaming up with a master of modern German cuisine to make some kind of weird, Franco-German culinary Voltron. It sounds near perfect.
But wait, there’s more!
Bistrot La Minette’s annual Duck Dinner is upon us as well. For this, chef Woolsey has brought together an even bigger team of the city’s best chefs, and on March 19th each of them will create their own special dish for the seven course dinner. This year’s chefs include Terence Feury, Mike Solomonov, John Taus, Pierre Calmels, and a surprise David Katz / Jenn Carroll comeback. The duck dinner is priced at $120 a head, and wine is included.
The Bistrot La Minette Duck Dinner Menu
Foie Gras Mousse, caramelized puff pastry, orange confit, spice bread
Duck fries with carrot, harrissa, beef basturma, scrambled eggs
Crispy duck rilletes with stinging nettle pearls, garlic chives, duck consomme gelee
Octopus, duck kidneys, lima beans, preserved lemon
Foie gras and duck breast mortadella ravioli, ricotta cheese, pistachio pesto, aged balsamic
Duck Breast w/ fregola sarda, dates, leg confit, sweet onions, shaved foie gras, pomegranate sauce
Duck and white chocolate ganache, pistachio sponge, cardamom caramel ice cream
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