Townsend Celebrating 1-Year Anniversary With A 5-Course Dinner

Chef-Owner Townsend Wentz.

On Wednesday May 27th, Passyunk’s Townsend is dishing out a five-course prix fixe meal in celebration of surviving their first year. The menu will showcase favorites from the restaurant alongside new dishes, and everything will be paired with wines from Townsend’s cellar. Sommelier Lauren Harris is bringing experts David McDuff, Seth Biederman, Jason MalumedJames Nolan, and Sean Faeth to join and discuss the pairings served at the meal.

The menu:

Roasted Sea Scallops

preserved citrus and uni-seaweed butter

Steamed Black Bass

spring vegetables, zucchini-basil puree, and cockle jus

Squab-Foie Gras Ballotine

morel mushroom and ramp fricassee and salmis

Braised Creekstone Beef Cheek

roasted roots and sauce diable

Valrhona Chocolate Soufflé

The anniversary dinner begins at 7:30 PM, and hors d’oeuvres and cocktails will be served beginning at 6:45 PM. The $150 per person reservation includes the wine selections, but doesn’t include tax and gratuity.

Seating is limited to 50 guests (which means be quick). For reservations, call (267) 639-3203.

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