Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Milton’s Garden Dinners Open Vining and Dining Season May 21

Behind Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails about 90 different varieties of heirloom fruits, vegetables and herbs thrive in Milton’s Acre garden, just hanging out, growing profusely and destined for dining pleasure. Your plate is their fantastic seed-to-table fate. Share straight-from-the-vine dining experiences at Milton’s first Garden Dinner of the 2017 season on Sunday, May 21. Mosey in for passed hors d’oeuvre, libations and a Milton’s Acre tour at 6 p.m. A cellist’s soothing notes call guests to the long communal tables, set amid garden rows, for a four-course meal of inspired comfort foods served family style and accompanied by wine pairings. Chef Derek Dollar’s menu items will include an arugula and pickled strawberry salad with Marcona almonds, roasted beets, vanilla bean vinaigrette, aged balsamic syrup and goat cheese hushpuppy croutons; and smoked bacon confit rabbit leg with sweet pea, carrot and summer squash succotash, roasted fingerling potatoes, vinegar-poached red pearl onion and cracked honey mustard. Tickets are $125 per person (plus service fee) and include hors d’oeuvre, cocktail reception, dinner with wine pairings, tax and gratuity. Tickets are nonrefundable within 48 hours of the event and are not transferable to another date. Purchase tickets here. Dinner’s over around 9 p.m.; up to you if you want to stay until the cows come home. Looking ahead, dinners on June 4, Sept. 24 and Oct. 15 round out the year.

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