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Avant Garden: Vegan Molecular Gastronomy

East Lakeview, Chicago

3 SPOTS LEFT

$45.00

Restaurant
BYOW
Large (15-20 Guests)
other, vegan
Vegan
In-Person
So often, the term 'vegan' conjures images of barefoot hippies munching on granola and acai bowls. This meal aims to deconstruct, scramble, electrify, and reconfigure that notion, as we drag that old stereotype kicking and screaming into the modern age. We'll be combining the old world with the new, as we accent organic produce and traditional flavors, with exciting textures and surprises. See you there!

Menu detail

Blini with Cashew Creme Fraiche and Kelp Caviar
Appetizer
We'll make a yukon gold and buckwheat blini, topped with our cashew creme fraiche, and a bit of kelp caviar and dill
Grilled Asparagus and Cashew Burrata
Small Plate
Grilled asparagus served with our own cashew burrata, and rich green olive oil.
Melting Snow Mushroom Soup
Small Plate
Hon shimeji and black chanterelle mushrooms, fermented savoy cabbage, pickled chiles, and pea shoots dusted in sesame snow. Served with a warm Thai hot and sour mushroom broth.
Chile, Cheese, and Chicory Tamales
Entree
Poblano chiles, wilted chicories, smoked seitan chorizo, and meltable cashew cheese filled tamales. Served with mole, avocado, and whipped cashew foam.
Chocolate Allspice Mousse
Dessert
A rich chocolate allspice mousse served with coffee meringue and parsnip creme anglaise.

Avant Garden: Vegan Molecular Gastronomy

Chicago, Illinois

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