Appetizer: Miniature Market Vegetables served on Nail Boards
Salt & Pepper “Eat Me” Shortbreads
Baked Potato Chips with Blueberry Thyme Blue Cheese Mousse & Pickled Beet Blue Cheese Mousse
Cocktail: Chamomile Tea + Fresh Lemon + Agave + White Rum
1st Course: “Walrus & Carpenter”
Long Island Oysters with Rhubarb Mignonette & Honey Macerated Rhubarb / Endive & Maldon Salt / Sorrel & Shiso Leaves, served over Black Garlic Yogurt “Wood” Panel
2nd Course: “Caterpillar & the Flower Garden”
Hibiscus & Raspberry Tea Cold-Poached Salmon / Sunflower Miso Butter / Marinated Mushrooms / Edible Flowers
Dessert: “Queen of Hearts”
White Chocolate Ginger Cream Cheese Ice Cream / Black Sesame / Tri-Star Strawberries / Crystallized Ginger / Strawberry Curd
Names: Lauren Gerrie & Flannery Klette-Kolton
Hometown: Orange County, CA & Greenwich Village, NYC
Current Location: East Village’s Alphabet City / “The Center of the Universe”
Day Job: Chefs; bigLITTLE Get Together
In the kitchen, we swear by: Diamond Crystal Salt & great music
We have a few: Knives!
Cocktail of choice? MARGARITAS!!!
What’s happening ten minutes before guests arrive? We’re plating appetizers, putting last-minute touches on table decor, and putting on lipstick.
Table setting design: Varies with each dinner party, but the combination of beautiful flowers with thematic accents always does the trick
We know, amazing! And there’s more! Come back this pm for Lauren & Flannery’s advice for throwing your own mad tea party.