Two of my favorite restaurants – The Artist Palate and Brasserie 292 are partnering up on this wonderful Slow Food Olive Oil dinner to be held December 7 at Canvas – 305 Main Street in Poughkeepsie.

This 4-course meal will be highlighting Lorenzo Caponetti’s Organic Olive Oil and our Hudson Valley Bounty.  The menu is a great sample of what the Hudson Valley has to offer.

First Course
Duo of Hudson Valley Duck
Confit “Marmalade” Toasted Brioche, Foie Gras Torchon,
Clinton Vineyards Cassis Gastrique

Second Course
Montauk Striped Bass
Canivano Olive Tapanade, Broken Romesco, Micro Arugula Salad

Third Course
Braised Fazio Farms Rabbit
Picholine De Languedoc Olives, Fresh Rosemary, Orange Infused
Oil, Fennel Pollen Risotto

Fourth Course
Lorenzo Caponetti’s Organic Olive Oil Three Ways
Olive oil Ice Cream, Semolina-Olive Oil Cake, Pine nut-Olive
Brittle, Thyme Honey

I have to admit, I was a little disappointed that they weren’t using local wines. Well, they were using one – Clinton Vineyards. I did open my big passionate use local or at least NYS wines mouth and made some suggestions.  I am hoping that the wineries come through.

The cost for the dinner is $75 and reservations can be made calling The Artist Palate at 845-483-8074