Farm fresh tomatoes are playing a starring role in a special five-course feast at Evening Star Cafe in Del Ray on Wednesday September 10th. The dinner, also hosted by Planet Wine and FRESHFARM Markets, is being prepared by Chef Will Artley and will feature local products from Three Way Farm, Eight Acres Farm, Smith Meadows Farm, and Dragon Creek Aqua Farm. All of the evening’s wines will be sourced from several Virginia wineries.
Farmfresh Market Dinner Menu
Cherry Tomato “BLT”
with Housemade Ricotta, Braised Bacon, Shallot & Parsley Salad
Trio of Tomatoes:
Tomato Salad with Arugula Pesto and Garlic Chips,
Yellow Tomato Gazpacho with Spicy Cucumber Ice,
Shrimp Fritter with Smoked Tomato Aioli
Seared Sea Scallop
with Tomato Carpachio, Wild Mushroom Ragout, Sweet Virgina Corm Sabayon & Basil Essence
Grilled Beef Tenderloin
with Tomato and Blue Cheese Gnocchi & Tomato Caviar and Napoleon of Ratatouille
Sweet Heirloom Tomato Tart
with Basil Ice Cream
The dinner costs $75 and includes wine but not tax or gratuity. For reservations, call Evening Star Cafe at 703-549-5051.