Join Urban Farmer and guest chef Jeremy Sewall for an 8-course collaborative dinner on Sunday, January 18th. After 18 years, Executive Chef Matt Christianson will cook side by side with his mentor, Jeremy Sewall, author and chef of Lark Creek Oyster Bar, Lineage and Row 34 for a showing of the best seafood from each coast.
Jeremy Sewall teamed up with author Erin Byers Murray to write The New England Kitchen: Fresh Takes on Seasonal Recipes. Recipes throughout the book highlight the best of each season and include profiles on Chef Sewall’s friends in the farming, fishing and brewing communities. Through seasonal recipes and engaging headnotes, The New England Kitchen narrates the story of Chef Sewall’s passion for each ingredient.
Date: Sunday January 18th, 2015
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Urban Farmer, 525 SW Morrison Street
Cost: $80 per person, includes a signed copy of Jeremy Sewall’s cookbook , The New England Kitchen: Fresh Takes on Seasonal Recipes
Preparing to Depart
East and West coast oysters from the beds of Hama Hama, and a premium East Coat variety
East: Diver scallop ceviche
West: Angel on horseback, date and foie gras puree
East: Roasted heirloom squash soup, Meyer lemon, sage, salt cod beignets
West: Smoked Alaskan Sablefish, lobster mushroom, wild watercress, pixie tangerine
East: Baked stuffed lobster, brioche “stuffing,” winter vegetables
West: Dungeness crab and Oregon Black Truffle Risotto, leeks and anise
We got a Swimmer!
East: Bass, monk, wolf, cod, and sweet shrimp
West: Petrale Sole, Sea Urchin custard, salt roasted pear and long pepper
Lemon tart, whipped cream, pomegranate
Woodblock Chocolate soufflé in a can
Please call 503-222-4900 for reservations.
About Chef Jeremy Sewall
Acclaimed Boston chef, restaurateur and seafood authority Jeremy Sewall is also the author “The New England Kitchen: Fresh Takes on Seasonal Recipes.” Jeremy has worked in kitchens around the globe, from the Relais & Chateau White Barn Inn, to Boston’s iconic L’Espalier, to one of the pioneers of the farm-to-table movement, The Lark Creek Inn in Larkspur, California. In late February 2006, Jeremy and his wife Lisa, a pastry chef, opened Lineage in Brookline, MA. In 2010, Chef Sewall opened the Island Creek Oyster Bar, steps from Boston’s Fenway Park. In 2013, he opened its sister restaurant Row 34 in the Fort Point area of Boston. Both are dedicated to celebrating the diversity of New England seafood and the passion of the people who bring it to the kitchen every day. For more information, please visit www.jeremysewall.com.
About Urban Farmer
Urban Farmer redefines the modern steakhouse with an emphasis on Northwest, sustainable ingredients and simple, straightforward preparations within a farmer chic environment that honors eco-friendly producers like Sudan Farms, Wooden Bridge, Nicky Farms, and Cattail Creek. Executive Chef Matt Christianson’s farmer-centric approach is influenced by the regional food culture of San Francisco from 1999 to 2005, embracing the idea of a food community and treating ingredients with care. Urban Farmer’s commitment to a stellar beverage program, overseen by Urban Farmer Sommelier Dan Mages, has always been focused on representing Oregon from barrel to bar. Urban Farmer’s bar remains locally loyal: all draft beer selections are produced within the Portland city limits, bottled beer selections include the best of the Northwest, and more than 60 percent of the wine list features Northwest producers with special attention those who choose organic, sustainable and/or biodynamic techniques.
Located within the 8th floor atrium lobby of The Nines, downtown Portland’s popular luxury hotel, Urban Farmer (525 Southwest Morrison Street, Portland, OR 97204) is open daily for breakfast (6:30am to 11:00am), Lunch (11:00am to 3:00pm), Dinner (Sunday through Thursday from 5:00pm to 10:00pm, Friday and Saturday from 5:00pm to 11:00pm), and Happy Hour & Late Night (3:00pm to 6:00pm and 10:00pm to close) in addition to Brunch from 6:30am to 3:00pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Reservations welcomed, and private event space is also available. Phone: (503) 222-4900. Website: Urbanfarmerportland.com. Stay in touch on Twitter (@urbanfarmerpdx) and Facebook.