Yards Beer Dinner at Derek’s: 4 Courses for $50

Posted on Tuesday, October 6, 2009


Yards Beer Dinner at Derek’s: 4 Courses for $50_________

…Wednesday, October 21st at 7:00 pm

Join Derek and Chef de Cuisine, Josh Sobel at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, October 21st as they welcome founder and brewmaster, Tom Kehoe of Yards Brewing Company. Enjoy a 4 course pairing of Chef Sobel’s favorite things…Beer and food! The cost is $50 per person. Tax and gratuity are not included.

Yards Brewing Company 4 Course Beer Dinner

(4 courses for $50 per person, plus tax and gratuity)

First course
steamed prince edward island mussels
lemongrass-herb broth, frites

Paired with: Yard’s Saison

Second course
grilled head on shrimp
butternut squash risotto, basil emulsion, fried sage

Paired with: Thomas Jefferson Tavern Ale

Third course
roast pork loin
lavender thyme crust, sweet potato ravioli, swiss chard, fall spiced brown butter

Paired with: Yards IPA

Fourth course
white chocolate gelato float
white chocolate gelato, almond brittle, amarena cherries

Paired with: George Washington Tavern Porter

Derek’s $18 Menu Continues!____________________________
Due to the popularity of Derek’s $18 Menu, Derek Davis has extended the offer through the fall. Enjoy Derek’s Early Bird Menu every Sunday through Friday from 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Derek’s $18 3 course menu reprises the greatest hits from the past 18 years.  A selection of wines by the glass will be offered at $5.

Derek’s Early Bird Menu
(3 courses for $18 per person, plus tax and gratuity)

Small plates (choice of)
crispy thin onion rings
lightly floured and flash fried

cream of portobello mushroom soup

local-organic baby green salad
with local pear tomatoes, diced cucumber and balsamic vinaigrette

steamed sweet potato and carmelized onion dumplings
spiced sour cream and brown butter


Large plates (choice of)
risotto primavera
arborio rice tossed with broccoli, peas, asparagus, haricot verts, tomato,
red peppers, basil, parsley, butter, and Romano cheese

angel hair pasta with sauted p.e.i mussels
spicy tomato sauce and herbs

chicken and goat cheese piedini
chicken confit, caramelized onions, raspberry barbecue sauce, arugula and chèvre
all rolled in pizza dough, served with baby green salad. a sonoma classic!
is it a sandwich? is it a pizza? is it a wrap?  yes!

grilled chicken breast and mashed potatoes
cardamon scented with fried shallot rings, balsamic glaze and broccoli aglio olio


Dessert (choice of)
classic crème brulee
i was fortunate enough to work with sirio maccioni in the 80’s
at the original le cirque. the original recipe was perfected here,
and we still do it exactly as the master intended

white chocolate bread pudding
served warm with white chocolate sauce and berries

chocolate trifle semifreddo parfait
layers of chocolate cake and berry laced cream