Happy Birthday, 80 Thoreau

80 Thoreau

On Friday, April 21st, Concord’s 80 Thoreau counts their sixth restaurant birthday. To celebrate, they’re offering dinner guests a special four-course menu from chef Carolyn Johnson. Foie gras custard, grilled venison and more will be available for $65 per person with seasonal spring produce like rhubarb, peas, morels and asparagus. For dessert? Birthday cake, of course. Plus, the team will be pulling out some of their favorite wines for an optional pairing line-up ($50 per person). Dinner hours are 5:00-11:30pm and the regular a la carte menus will be on offer, as well. Reservations can be made by calling 978.318.0008.

Foie Gras Custard
Nasturtium, rhubarb, pecan & buckwheat madeleines
Sanguis – Roussanne Blend ‘Borrowed’ Santa Barbara 2013

Crab Agnolotti
Peas, guanciale, morels
Damien Laureau – Chenin Blanc ‘Le Bel Ouvrage’ Savennieres 2013

Grilled Venison
Asparagus, dijon soubise, lentil fritters
Chateau Vannieres – Mourvedre, Bandol 2011

Birthday Cake
Lemon chiffon, mascarpone, rhubarb
Chateau La Caussade, Sainte-Croix-du-Mont 2010

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