CLEVELAND MELTING POT DINNER
A Spirited Exploration of Cleveland Ethnic Food Culture
Monday, March 12, 2012
An Evening of Great Food, Song and Story
Cleveland is a city of immigrants. Wave after wave of immigrants settled here bringing their talents, their ambitions, their dreams, and most of all, their food! Join us for a spirited exploration of Cleveland’s diverse ethnic culinary history pre-1900 in a unique multi course meal. Dr. Sean Martin of the Western Reserve Historical Society will entertain us with brief historical highlights, and the musicians of ”honeybucket” will perform their vibrant brand of Celtic roots music –live. The aim of the evening is to explore, document, and celebrate Cleveland’s amazingly rich and diverse culinary history while we have a great time! We couldn’t be more excited about this mash-up of food, music, and culture – Please Join us!
Appetizers evoking the culinary style of immigrants who first settled in New England and migrated to Cleveland.
crab cake lemon leek aioli
clam chowder tart
baked beans toasted cornbread, aged cheddar
celebration rum punch
veal bratwurst pickled cabbage, pumpernickel croustade, mostarda, stadium mustard
weihenstephaner dunkle weiss
curly kale marinated onions, potatoes, carrots, turnips, warm duck dressing
two brothers “long haul” session ale
garlic soup lightly smoked carp, chive croquette, beet greens
rebel czech pils
beet sorbet candied horseradish
oyo stone fruit ohio craft vodka
breaded pork cutlet braised trotter pierogi, cabbage and apples sour cream, natural jus
julian hard cider
house made cannoli
house made limoncello
featuring dr. sean martin, western reserve historical society
live music provided by honeybucket
$79.00 per person plus tax and gratuity
Please call Hillary 216.921.3473, ext 148 for questions and reservations.
Our Cleveland Melting Pot Dinner series endeavors to spark a dialogue on food traditions and their impact on current life and culture by combining interesting people, lively conversation, musical performances and culinary arts. Future dinners will explore the culinary traditions of other dynamic immigrant ethnic cultures that have created the melting pot that is Cleveland cuisine.