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Russ & Daughters Herring Pairing
July 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm$79
As per Astor Center, organizers of the Russ & Daughters Herring Pairing event:
Join us on Tuesday, July 11 from 6PM – 830PM for the annual Russ & Daughters Herring Pairing at Astor Center. Take part in an evening celebrating the wonders of herring, including the prized New Catch Holland Herring (Hollandse Nieuwe). We’ll experience this piece of gastronomic heaven – the fabulous, buttery, and mild matjes (young) herring – at the peak of its season.
In addition to Russ & Daughters’ delectable array of many herring preparations, chef Gerardo Gonzalez will join the roster of acclaimed guest chefs who have developed their own unique herring-inspired dish at this legendary event. Beginning his career in New York City as a baker at El Rey Coffee Bar in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, Gonzalez soon took full charge of the tiny coffee shop, building the luncheonette counter over a holiday break, and created El Rey into an unexpected success, featured in numerous publications including a starred review by the New York Times. In 2016, after a summer spent hosting dinners in cities all over the world, Gonzalez opened his first full scale restaurant in Manhattan’s Chinatown, Lalito. Lalito draws influence from his southern California upbringing, travels abroad, large Mexican family, and his love for New York City Cuisine. Over the years he has become a close friend and frequent collaborator with Russ & Daughters, bringing a new twist to many of his favorite Russ & Daughters dishes.
Our friends at Astor Wines & Spirits have specially selected a lineup of sparkling wines, spirits, and cocktails that pair perfectly with herring dishes. There will also be a special cocktail created by Russ & Daughters Cafe!
Don’t miss this special opportunity to taste a rare delicacy and experience a genuine Lower East Side tradition. There will be live music by saxophonist and composer Paul Shapiro, revelry, old and new friends, and traditions — including the Russ & Daughters herring photo booth!
For more details or to purchase tickets to this year’s Russ & Daughters Herring Pairing , click: www.astorcenternyc.com/class-russ-daughters-herring-pairing-at-astor-center.ac