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They had me at lamb! Bite of the Beast prix fixe @ Locando del Lago

Lamb, oh it's a magical word. I'm a huge fan. I just had to read the title of the email

"nose to tail" dinner, all natural lamb for the Bite of the Beast!"

to know I was in @ Locando del Lago on the 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica. Here are the details if you wish to join this lamb-fanatic (we will be at the communal table):



Michelin-starred Chef Gianfranco Minuz continues

Lago's whole-animal series with 5 courses of

all-natural Niman Ranch lamb

Thursday, March 28 at 7 PM

Locanda del Lago and Michelin starred chef Gianfranco Minuz celebrate the flavors of lamb with a five-course meal for the restaurant's ongoing "Bite of the Beast" (Morso della Bestia) monthly dinner series. Beginning at 7 p.m., the "nose-to-tail" menu will be offered in both the dining room and at the restaurant's communal table, which can be reserved for up to 14 guests.

The menu will spotlight all-natural Niman Ranch lamb, raised on a diet of all vegetarian feeds, never given any added hormones, and humanely raised on sustainable U.S. farms and ranches, in conjunction with locally sourced produce from the Santa Monica Farmers' Market: juniper berry and sage from Maggie's, savoy cabbage from Wong, sweet potato and red onion from Weiser, baby arugula from Thao, and apples from Summer Harvest.


Antipasto Trio of Flavors: Lamb Liver Pâté, Juniper Berry Essence; Lamb Tenderloin Carpaccio,
Balsamic Reduction
Lamb Belly Salad, Red Onion, Mustard Dressing, Baby Arugula

Primo Lamb Head/Neck, Leek, Black Wild Rice, Lamb Consommé

Piatto di Mezzo Lamb Shoulder Ravioli, Roasted Garlic-Savoy Cabbage Sauce

Secondo Roasted Lamb Leg Carved Tableside, Fruit & Mustard Seed Compote, Sweet Potato Purée

Dolce Caramelized Pink Lady Apple, Pink Lady Mousse

five course menu...$48

(not including tax or gratuity or any drinks)

This means you'll need to bring $60 for the meal, tax and tips plus more for any drinks you may have.

All Pleasure Palate rules apply but especially cancellation less than 24 hours in advance!!

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  • E

    Waaa! i love lamb! I love snout-to-tail! I'll be at school till 10 :(

    March 11, 2013

  • Korijna

    Yay lamb!

    March 11, 2013

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