~ Midnight Brunch Craft Cocktails ~
The Isaac Davis*
Brooklyn Gin East Meet West Spiced Peach Syrup (handmade especially for Midnight Brunch) Peychaud's Bitters Candied Lemon Peel *Hint: “ I think that, under my personal vibrations, I could put her life in some kind of good order.”
Gin & Tonic
Beer from Brooklyn Brewery was also served.
~ Appetizers ~ Chinese (Chinatown)
Dumplings Three Ways by Guest Chef & James Beard Award Nominee Kian Lam Kho of RedCook.net An Homage to Dim Sum: Crabmeat & Dill Shiu Mai Pork Balls Coated with Glutinous Rice Pea Shoot Dumplings Recommended Purveyor: Mosefund Farm Places: New Amsterdam Fair (Mosefund Mangalitsa ground pork), Bayard Meat Market (superfine St. Louis cut spareribs) ~ Midnight Brunch - 12 am - 1:30 am, Sept. 18 Long Island wines were served with dinner.
Savory Starter Indian (East Village and Curry Lane) Kosambri Crostini, adapted from Chitra Agrawal of ABCDs of Cooking A spicy, yet refreshing grated carrot salad that skews a little Thai. Places: Kalustyan's (spices), Union Square Greenmarket (fresh produce)
Main Course Jewish (East Village, Upper East and West Sides) Cheese Blintzes Served with Sour Cream and Carmelized Onions on the side "Google Kugel" Salt and Pepper Kugel bites with Roasted Garlic Places: Fairway Market (farmer’s cheese, local eggs) Dessert & Coffee Mexican, Dominican & Puerto Rican (Spanish Harlem) Tres Leches Cake with Fresh Mango Purveyor: Ronnybrook Farm Dairy (milk and cream) Place: Ronnybrook Dairy Shop at the Chelsea Market Purveyor/Place: Cafe Grumpy ~ Cocktails Created for Midnight Brunch by: Max Messier Chef: Emily Cavalier Sous Chefs: Kian Lam Kho, Felipe Donnelly, Rachael Mamane Cocktail Service: Tom Flaschen Service: Bryce Longton, Stacie Capone ~
Here are some other great shots from the event. All photography here by Clay Williams.View all of the photos in the photo album on Mouth of the Border's Facebook Page. Many thanks to our sponsor and to all of our guests who made this such a special night! Stay tuned ... tomorrow I'll share the recipes for the top two dishes from Midnight Brunch: Edition Two. Read more posts on Midnight Brunch here.
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