New England’s Finest Chefs Series

The folks at Fat Hen and La Brasa have added a chef-focused culinary series to the offerings at their East Somerville spot(s). Every Thursday, owner Daniel Bojorquez and chef Brian Miller will be welcoming a different cooker (it’s quite the roster!) to take over the kitchen for the evening, serving a prix fixe menu of snacks, mains, sides and desserts. You can reserve a spot in the spacious, socially-distant dining room at La Brasa between 5:00 and 9:00pm, or order your meal to-go and they’ll pack everything up for you to enjoy at home.

On Thursday, January 7th Massachusetts local chef and co-owner of the award-winning restaurant Chickadee, John DaSilva, brings his well seasoned talents to the table. He was recently named “Best Chef, Up & Coming” from Boston Magazine, making him a chef you don’t want to miss. This week he is serving up New England flare with a Mediterranean inspired twist, featuring tasty dishes like brown butter hummus with preserved lemon-olive relish and za’atar, lobster hush puppies, and BBQ lamb ribs with pomegranate, pistachio dukkah and garlicky yogurt.

Get your tickets today and reserve your seat through OpenTable. Seating is limited (and so are the number of take-out meals) so take a peek at the full menu below and get your ticket before it sells out!



Hamachi Crudo
blood orange, nigella seed, avocado hummus

Lobster Hush Puppies
honey butter, aleppo, chive

BBQ Lamb Ribs
pomegranate, pistachio dukkah, garlicky yogurt


Fire-Roasted Halibut
apple cider, leeks, vadouvan

Red Lentil Tabbouleh
cucumber, radish, fresh herbs

Cauliflower Pilaf
toasted almond, golden raisin, sumac

Brown Butter Hummus
preserved lemon-olive relish, za’atar


Chocolate Semifreddo
halva caramel, espresso crumble, toasted sesame


Thursday, January 14th – Chef Jared Forman
Thursday, January 21st – Chef David Vargas

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