Kick-Off Dinner with Anita Lo


Monday, May 02, 2011

Join the LUCKYRICE team as we kick off the LUCKYRICE Festival with an intimate dinner at Anita Lo’s critically-acclaimed annisa restaurant. We will start off the evening with a cocktail hour from 7-8pm, followed by a seated five-course dinner with wine pairings. Each course of the menu that Chef Lo created for the LUCKYRICE dinner will celebrate a different LUCKYRICE event:

Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres | “Grand Feast”
Duck Rilettes with five-spice and hoisin on toast
Chilled Avocado Soup Shooters
Unagi and Scallion Fritters with Soy Glaze
annisa Canape Cup
Lucky Rice Balls

First Course | “Talk + Taste – Korea”
Tartare of White Tuna with Korea Chile Paste

Second Course | “Morimoto”
Foie Gras Chawan Mushi with Sunchokes and Meyer Lemon

Third Course | “Night Market”
Seafood Medley with Curry Laksa Sauce

Fourth Course | “Macau”
Pork Tenderloin with Manila Clams, Black Beans and Green Garlic

Fifth Course | “La Fête Chinoise”
Blanc Mange with Toasted Almonds and Kumquat

Located in New York’s West Village neighborhood, annisa features chef Lo’s inventive contemporary American cuisine. By combining flavors from her Asian roots, travels, seasonal influences and her classic French technique, Lo creates a persuasive, yet disarming menu that exudes excitement and zeal.