Cafe Society

The dishes at Dish: Le Grand Bistro & Oyster Bar's steak tartare

Cafe Society invited some of our favorite restaurants and food trucks to share samples at Dish, September 9 at Ninth Avenue Historic Park. Here's what they'll be serving:

Sergio Romero Le Grand Bistro & Oyster Bar www.legranddenver.com/

What are you serving at Dish? We're serving a steak tartare of diced filet, purple onions, cornichons, fresh herbs, quail egg and house-made fennel seed tuile. We're also serving chicken liver pate with shallot compote and port gastrique. They're both bistro classics. We're not inventing anything new at Le Grand, just perfecting age-old traditions.

Before there was molecular gastronomy, before Rachael Ray and Bobby Flay hijacked the Food Network, and before Anthony Bourdain penned Kitchen Confidential, there was Dish (formerly Menu Affair), Westword's annual culinary bash that extols the city's best bites, wine sips, suds and sounds. This year's Dish, slated for Friday, September 9, at Ninth Avenue Historic Park (that's a new venue), features thirty restaurants and food trucks all invited to participate by Cafe Society scribes, along with such liquid assets as beer and wine, along with a celebration of the Art of the Cocktail, and live music from Air Dubai, Rachel Platten and Robert Eldridge.

General admission tickets are $35 in advance and $50 at the door; VIP tix, which include a food sampling reception and complimentary beer, wine or cocktails, are $75 in advance and $100 at the gate. For more info or to snag your tickets, go to www.brownpapertickets.com/event/193586.

Chew on the eats that some of our other restaurants will be serving at Dish:

Interstate Kitchen + Bar Snooze Sam's No. 3

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Lori Midson
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