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E.Z. ORCHARDS 5-COURSE DINNER

Enjoy a special evening with the Cider Maker of E.Z. Orchards, sipping a limited selection of delicious heirloom ciders perfectly paired with a 5 - Course Dinner menu created by Executive Chefs, Stephen Ross and Stephen Paul of Mortar & Pestle in Lakeview East.

E.Z. Orchards from Willamette Valley, Oregon is well known for producing some of the best ciders in the country.  Their ciders include French, English Bittersweets and American semi-sharps.  There will be plenty of cider events to enjoy throughout the week but you won’t want to miss this evening dining in Mortar & Pestle’s rustic, intimate setting where you will have the opportunity to talk with the Owners/Executive Chefs of M&P and the Cider Maker himself, Kevin Zielinski.  Please contact Naomi at Mortar & Pestle at 773.857.2087 for any additional questions or inquiries.  We look forward to seeing you there!

The Menu

FIRST - POIRE CIDER

west coast oyster, calvados gelée, candied ginger &

east coast oyster, lemon pear granite, mint gelée 

SECOND - HAWK HAUS CIDER

seared foie gras, camembert, raspberry, duck egg, hazelnut

 THIRD - DRY CIDER

blood sausage, cold smoked fermented cabbage, green olive tapenade, blue goat cheese

 FOURTH - SEMI-DRY CIDER

braised lamb, harissa scented israeli cous cous, grape, marcona almond, apricot, piquillo pepper

 FIFTH - ROMAN BEAUTY CIDER

pineapple upside-down cake, pineapple black pepper jam, cilantro, lapsang souchong