Tuesday, November 22, 2011

happy birthday andy!

last weekend staplehouse hosted a surprise birthday dinner for our friends andy and erika, here are some shots of the night!

north georgia apples, shaved fennel, hazelnuts, goat cheese and grain mustard vinaigrette.

white bean puree with pickled chili and rosemary-garlic oil.
roasted hudson valley duck breast with sautee of smoked mushroom and parsnip, roasted grape and taragon salad and parsnip puree.
melt in your mouth short rib that we braised in red wine and soy sauce, lacinato kale ginger-potato carrot puree.
our melting ice cream sandwich. peanut butter cookie with peanut butter gelato from honeysuckle gelato and housemade brown turkey fig preserves.
a huge thank you especially to erika, jen's great friend AND hair stylist, for organizing this surprise birthday dinner for andy!