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Eden East, photo by D. Gentile

Rhode Island Round-Up: Farm Dinner with Austin’s Eden East

  • Wednesday, August 19
    August 19, 2015
    5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thursday, August 20
    August 20, 2015
    5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Friday, August 21
    August 21, 2015
    5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Saturday, August 22
    August 22, 2015
    5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Eden East, photo by D. Gentile

Eden East, photo by D. Gentile

Celebrated Austin, Texas farm-to-table restaurant Eden East, led by Owner and Executive Chef Sonya Coté—a Rhode Island native—is traveling to the east coast for this exclusive dinner series hosted by Horseshoe Farm, a private estate surrounded by miles of fences along the coastal countryside in Westerly, RI.

The acclaimed Austin eatery brings its exquisite dining experience easterly, merging its bold Texas flavors and ingredients with local products from New England farmers and purveyors, including Blackbird FarmWalrus and Carpenter OystersJonathan Edwards WineryRevival Brewing Company and more.

Rhode Island Round-Up Menu

The Rhode Island 3-Way
Walrus and Carpenter Oyster Raw | grapefruit & cucumber mignonette
Oysters “Bootlegged” | cornmeal, dry cured sausage aioli, garlic chives
Grilled Oysters on the Half Shell | holy trinity, filé, chocolate roux
paired with a cocktail from Texas-based Deep Eddy Vodka

Lobster Tacos | summer slaw, Texas corn tortillas, avocado creme fraiche
paired with Jonathan Edwards Winery Lodi Zinfandel

Chipotle Clam & Mussel Chowder | seafood fumet, glen’s smoked chili flake, red potato, carrot, ancho tomato, zucchini clam cakes
paired with Revival Brewing Company beer

Grilled Red Shrimp & Grits | red eye gravy, pork belly, melted leeks
paired with Jonathan Edwards Winery Estate Connecticut Chardonnay

Texas BBQ Smoked Briskets | escabeche, whole grilled green onions, house made BBQ sauce
Corn in the Husk | jalapeno & cilantro compound butter, queso cotija
paired with Revival Brewing Company beer

Texas Toast French Toast | Sweet Corn & Chili Gelato, lime zest
paired with Jonathan Edwards Winery Estate Connecticut Gewürztraminer

menu subject to change

Produced by Eat Drink RI and sponsored by The Haversham Restaurant, the Eden East “Rhode Island Round-Up” will recreate the unequaled dining experience that the restaurant provides guests each weekend on the grounds of Austin’s Springdale Farm. Eden East will donate a percentage of sales from the dinners to Colors for a Cause RI, a non-profit organization that supports families with children suffering from cancer.

Read the full release for more details about Eden East and Chef Sonya Coté.

Each evening begins with a reception at 6 p.m. followed by a seated dinner paired with wine & beer. Tickets are $150.00 per guest, all-inclusive, and are non-refundable, but are transferable. The event is tented and will be held rain or shine.

Rhode Island Round-Up

Eden East, photo by K. LeSueur
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Eat Drink RI Festival 2015 – April 30 through May 3

Showcasing the best of the ever-expanding Rhode Island culinary scene, the fourth annual, all-local Eat Drink RI Festival returns Thursday, April 30th through Sunday, May 3rd. The Festival, sponsored by Daniele, Inc., will be held throughout Providence.