‘Tis the season – the season for asparagus! – and you can have your fill of the springy green stalks at 80 Thoreau. From now through Saturday, May 20th, the long-standing Concord go-to will be offering a special, four-course prix fixe featuring Barrett’s Mill Farm asparagus anywhere and everywhere (except for dessert, that is). The menu, priced at $59 per person, is below for perusing so read on to see what they do with this seasonal bounty (hint: it gets grilled, made into vichyssoise and paired with other of-the-moment ingredients like snap peas and mushrooms). Book a table online here or by calling 978.318.0008 before the weekend’s out so you don’t miss the vernal veggie in all its glory.
Lemon Yogurt, Smoked Salmon, Pickled Ramps
Sauce Gribiche, Herb Salad, Ham
Koji-Rubbed Graff-Fed Striploin
Asparagus, Mushrooms, Snap Peas, Tarragon
Raspberry Ice Cream, Poached Rhubarb, Mint