When a mashup's done right, the results are astounding — witness the mighty turducken (a chicken + a turkey + a duck), or the tasty snack Combos, which is supposedly pretzels + cheese, but really, who knows.
Held only once per month, Dinnerfix is a 20-seat soiree held inside LES gallery / wine bar Culturefix. Each dinner begins with a cocktail reception and gallery viewing, followed by an eclectic meal prepped by a former Asia de Cuba chef.
The next dinner: April 24th, National Pigs in a Blanket Day (true), for which Culturefix’s crack culinary team has devised a six-course reinterpretation of the infamous pastry-wrapped wiener. Highlights:
- Cornmeal-fried oysters in a scallop carpaccio “blanket,” with sriracha tartar sauce and an herb crisp
- Lobster “sausage” encased in potato with smoked tomato dressing and lemon jam
- The charmingly self-reflexive “blanket in a pig in a blanket” – pork, beef, veal, and mushroom stuffing wrapped in bacon, ensconced in a corn muffin with green tomato chutney and anchovy ketchup
Each course will be paired with a selection of microbrews, plus free-flowing Spanish and French wines — which will surely prep you for the traditional end-of-evening mashup, you + pillow.
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