Artsquest hosting “Taste of the Wild” event

Artsquest in Bethlehem is hosting a “Taste of the Wild”  event on June 3rd where guests can try various game meats to coincide with their Step Outdoors Lehigh Valley festival taking place that weekend.  In addition to samples of various game-inspired dishes, Lehigh Valley Zoo will have animals on-hand from the museum for guests to see up-close.

The menu for the event, which runs from 6:30pm to 8:30pm, includes:
Wild Salmon Lox with Dill Cream on a Naan Crostini – Lightly smoked and cured wild-caught salmon over whipped dill cream resting on a naan bread crostini
Venison Skewers – Lightly smoked venison seared and seasoned to perfection just like over a campfire
 Pheasant and Waffles with a Pan Gravy Crema – Light and crunchy fried pheasant over a savory waffle, topped with pan gravy crema
 Rabbit Sausage Sliders – Grilled rabbit sausage patty served with a creamy housemade slaw on a brioche bun
 Elk Wellingtons with Wild Mushroom Duxelles, Demi and Puff Pastry Cup – Tender back strap of elk simmered slowly in a demi-glace sauce and served over a wild mushroom duxelles in a phyllo cup
 Spanakopita – Spinach, feta and garlic wrapped in a perfectly baked phyllo package
 Wild Mushrooms Stuffed with a Caribbean Quinoa – Silver dollar mushrooms seasoned and roasted stuffed with a citrus and jerk seasoned quinoa
Desserts include mini cheesecakes, petit fours, mini canals, eclairs, and puff pastries.

The food will be prepared by Artsquest’s executive chef Michael Hoffman.  Tickets are $40 and can be purchased at steelstacks.org or by calling the box office at 610-332-3378.

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