Millwright's Presents James Beard Foundation Dinner Menu In Simsbury Jan. 22

A La Carte

Leeanne Griffin

4:56 PM EST, January 16, 2013


Can't make it to Tyler Anderson's "Inspired New England" showcase dinner at the James Beard Foundation Jan. 28? Millwright's presents the same menu at its home base in Simsbury Jan. 22 at 6:30 p.m.

The multi-course menu with cocktail, beer and wine pairings is $110. Call 860-651-5500 for reservations.

Menu highlights:

Hors d'oeuvres

Fluke with pickled blueberries, puffed wild rice and buttermilk; fried clams with pepper aïoli, pickled squash with fatback and Womanchego cheese  [Crispin The Saint Maple-Infused Hard Apple Cider]

Hearth-baked carrot terrine with apple–charred onion aoubise and quinoa [The Miller’s Fizz Cocktail]

Cured swordfish with olive crumbs, peach aigre-doux, and veal sweetbreads [Mas Fi Brut Rosé Cava NV]

Roasted hen with smoked farro, pickled garlic scapes  and black trumpet mushrooms [Harpoon UFO White Ale]

Bison loin sausage with salt-roasted beets, strawberry–rhubarb preserves, sesame, and celery root purée  [Domaine Jean Grivot Nuits-St. Georges 1er Cru Roncière 2006]

Maple and Milk [Two Hands Brilliant Disguise Moscato 2011]

Millwright's is at 77 West Street in Simsbury. millwrightsct.com.