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):
MORSO DELLA BESTIA
MORSO DELLA BESTIA
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!!