Gastronome

VOL2 2016

Gastronome is the official publication of the U.S. Chaîne des Rôtisseurs. The magazine provides coverage of local, regional, national and international Chaîne events as well as feature stories about members and member establishments.

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Mockingbird Bistro BY FRANELLE ROGERS, Houston Bailli FAT TUESDAY WAS the theme of a three-bailliage dinner on February 9 Members of the Houston, Lacs et des Bois, and Étoile Solitaire chapters gathered at Mockingbird Bistro, owned and operated by Houston Maître Rôtisseur John Sheely Many attend- ees donned costumes and masks featuring the traditional Mardi Gras colors of green, purple, and gold Lacs et des Bois Bailli Cheryl Kenny brought beads and colorful decora- tions to imbue the dining room with a Mardi Gras spirit, while Chef Sheely created a Cajun-style menu to complement the festivities Confrères were entertained during the reception by acclaimed Houston musician Leo "The Voice" Polk They then paraded joyously to their seats in a lively Second Line dance At evening's end, many attendees expressed appre- ciation for the chance to let loose with Chaîne friends while celebrating Mardi Gras Houston Bailli Franelle Rogers, Étoile Solitaire Bailli Robyn Wood, and Lacs et des Bois Bailli Kenny were especially pleased that their planning had produced such a fun and glorious event Chef Sheely was also thanked for his significant role in making the evening such a resounding success G HOUSTON, LACS ET DES BOIS, AND ÉTOILE SOLITAIRE Mockingbird Bistro February 9, 2016 LOBSTER BISQUE Claw Meat, Dry Sherry Manuel Olivier Chablis Premier Cru 2012 PECAN-DUSTED RED SNAPPER Lump Crab, Creole New Potatoes, Sweet Corn Relish Manuel Olivier Aloxe-Corton 2012 GRILLED BEEF FILET Roasted Mushrooms, Bacon-Onion Marmalade, Beef Demi-Glace Beringer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 1999 PAIN PERDU Bananas, Brown Sugar, Banana Liqueur, Vanilla Ice Cream Cave de Rasteau Vin Doux Naturel Chevalier Rudy Revak, Pam Revak, Sedona Professionnel du Vin Bruce Misamore, Dame Maureen Higdon and Lacs et des Bois Officier Scott Cutler. Beaumont Vice Chargée de Presse Kate Hambright, Dame Adela Aguilar, Dame Wanda Schaffner and Dame Pamela Boring. Houston Bailli Franelle Rogers, Lacs et des Bois Bailli Cheryl Kenny and Étoile Solitaire Bailli Robyn Wood. Chevalier Mark Davis, Dame Heidi Davis, Sedona Professionnel du Vin Bruce Misamore, Dame Maureen Higdon and Dame Janet Misamore. Houston Vice Chargée de Missions Hon. Shelley Edelstein, Bailli Provincial Hon. Mark Bermann, Alice Cox-Redden and Nathan Bailey. Musician and Leo "The Voice" Polk. BAILLIAGES 2 0 1 6 v 2 :: G A S T R O N O M E :: 31

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