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Friday, March 4, 2011

Rabbit, Run!

Posted By on Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 9:17 AM

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Whole Beast Supper Club Rabbit Tasting

Where: La Victoria Mexican Bakery and Café, 2937 24th St. (at Alabama), 642-7120

When: Fri., Mar. 18, seatings at 6:15 and 9 p.m.

Cost: $60 for five courses; BYOB

The rundown: Pop-up chef and Whole Beast impresario Kevin Bunnell turns all anthro-folk in his description of this month's ears-to-cottontail prix fixe at La Victoria: "Around the world, the rabbit has been honored and idolized as a symbol of abundance and sometimes as a trickster spirit, using only cunning and speed to escape its prey." Though, let's face it ― the bunnies Bunnell's turning into offal stew and sugo for pappardelle promise to be more about abundance than escape. Right?

Menu highlights: Offal Stew with yellow eye beans, black turnips, and rapini; fried shoulder with black mustard and carrot puree; braised leg pappardelle with roasted baby artichokes; carrot sponge with fennel-thyme Bavarian

Tickets via Eventbrite

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