If you haven’t tried out Bacon Bros Public House, now’s your chance. Slow Food Upstate is having an upcoming fundraiser there this Sunday, April 27. It’s a casual shindig, featuring succulent food samplings of Chef Anthony Gray. A portion of ticket sales will benefit Slow Food Upstate grants, which are awarded to local school gardens, small farms, and children’s food-education projects. Tickets are $55 and are still available at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/605460
What’s on the menu? Pickled Royal Red Shrimp, Limestone Farms deviled eggs, BioWay Farm asparagus (Earth Market Greenville Producer) wrapped with fennel Coppa, Pickled and roasted beet salad, Split Creek Farms goat ricotta with preserved lemons, picked herbs, Butter lettuce wraps with smoked and braised trotter, pickled spring onion, breakfast radish and mustard seed, Ark of Taste Ossabaw Island whole hog BBQ with Lacinato kale slaw, pit-cooked Ark of Taste Sea Island red peas and sorghum BBQ sauce, Ark of Taste Guinea Hog charcuterie: garlic salumi, Lonzino, and hand-carved 9-month-aged shoulder ham, Smoked Sunburst trout on Anson Mills Buckwheat Blinis with Happy Cow crème fraîche and trout roe, Border Springs Farm lamb merguez with mint chimichurri, broad bean hummus and warm flatbread, Bethel Trails Farm rabbit corn dogs, Appalachian Sweet Flint caramel bacon popcorn and Benne seed cookies with Chantilly cream and strawberries. Oh, my.
I’m totally bummed I can’t be there due to a previously scheduled engagement, but please, someone go and take pictures!!!