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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Gastro-Magical Night at Stoneacre BY ERIN BENEVIDES, Vice Chargée de Presse ON THE SUNNY afternoon of March 13, Rhode Island Bailliage members strolled down lower Thames Street in Newport, Rhode Island, excited to be out in the beauti- ful spring weather and eager to enjoy a delicious dinner at Stoneacre Pantry! Named after a Newport estate designed by preeminent architect Frederick Law Olmsted, Stoneacre Pantry opened in 2013. Sharing a passion for farmers' markets, pas- tis, and the wines of Burgundy, co-owners General Manager David Crowell and Director of Operations Christopher Bender teamed up to realize their dream. Stoneacre Pantry prides itself on featur- ing fish from local waters and meat from nearby farms that raise animals humanely. The venue's eclectic, sophisticated wine list highlights small French wine producers, and other delicious cocktails use fresh, house-made elements. Made with fresh ginger, the ginger ale was a tantalizing treat for diners' taste buds! The culinary masterminds and their talented team prepared a parade of scrumptious dishes, all impecca- bly paired with superb wines. The dining experience at Stoneacre Pantry was nothing short of a gastro-magical delight for the Rhode Island Bailliage. G RHODE ISLAND Stoneacre Pantry March 13, 2016 YELLOWFIN TUNA Beurre Noisette, Crispy Shallots, Wasabi Philippine de Saint-Cyrille Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2011 CHESTNUT SOUP Beech Mushrooms, Pumpkin Seeds La Robe Rouge Châteauneuf- du-Pape 2013 SWEET POTATO GNOCCHI Wild Mushrooms, Caramelized Onions, Pea Greens Pierre Guillemot Bourgogne Rouge 2013 BRAISED BEEF CHEEKS Butternut Squash Risotto, Parmesan Château Virgile Costières de Nîmes 2012 MEYER LEMON PANNA COTTA Domaine Marengo Muscat du Cap Corse 2013 Chevalier Tom Correia, Vice Conseiller Gastronomique Nick Passarelli, Jr., Sheri St. Germain and John Winslett. Vice Chargé de Missions Mike D'Ambra, Arun Singh and Bailli Paul Damiano. Co-Owner/General Manager David Crowell and Bailli Paul Damiano. Ann Wendell and Chevalier James Wendell. Vice Chancelier-Argentier Rogerio Pereira and Antoinette DaRosa. Chevalier Ron Becker, Dame Johanna Becker, Val Damiano and David Branca. BAILLIAGES 2 0 1 6 v 2 :: G A S T R O N O M E :: 71

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