Seasonal Prix-Fixe Menu

MDR October

Throughout the month of October, the Members Dining Room invites you to enjoy this tasting menu inspired by the exhibition Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom. Executive Chef Fred Sabo will offer dishes inspired by the flavors and cuisine of modern-day Egypt.

Prix-Fixe Dinner: $72 per person
Wine/Beer Pairing: $49/$29 per person

First Course

Roasted Baby Carrot Salad
Pita, Olives, Dukkah Spice

Wine Pairing: Viña Nora, "Nora da Neve" Albariño, Rías Baixas, Spain, 2009
Beer Pairing: Klosterbrauerei Andechs, Andechser Weissbier Dunkel, Andechs, Germany

Second Course

Tomato-Saffron Baked Nile Perch
Red Lentils, Mint

Wine Pairing: Estate Argyros, Assyrtiko, Santorini, Greece, 2013
Beer Pairing: Allagash Brewing Company, Allagash White, Maine, United States

Third Course

Grilled Lamb Chop
Pomegranate, Freekeh, Eggplant

Wine Pairing: Ridge, Paso Robles Zinfandel, California, 2012
Beer Pairing: Brewery Ommegang, Grains Of Truth Harvest Ale, New York, United States

Fourth Course

Basbousa (Semolina Cake)
Spiced Oranges and Bastani Sonnati (Ice Cream infused with Rose Water, Pistachio, and Saffron)

Wine Pairing: San Felice, Vinsanto del Chianti Classico, Tuscany, Italy, 2006
Beer Pairing: Flying Dog Brewery, Bloodline Blood Orange IPA, Maryland, United States

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