Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Ring in 2015 with The Bird & The Bread

Written by  Paul Starr
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the bird and bread new year event

The Bird and The Bread invites you to ring in the new year with a memorable meal in a stunning setting right in downtown Birmingham. Enoy 3 courses and 3 seatings to ring in 2015 on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. 
1st course (choose one)
  • Crispy Pork Belly with braised greens, maple glaze, sweet potato puree, parsnip chips
  • Winter White Salad with frisee, Belgian endive, shaved fennel, crisp apples, toasted hazelnuts, champagne vinaigrette
  • Lobster Bisque with creme fraiche, chive oil
Main course (choose one)
  • Three Little Birds featuring roasted quail stuffed with fig and foie gras, chicken ballotine, duck sausage, butternut squash puree, roasted Brussels sprouts
  • Filet of Beef with potato gratin, morel mushroom cream, grilled asparagus, black truffle butter
  • Barley Risotto with chanterelle mushrooms, Tuscan kale, balsamic cream, roasted pine nuts
  • Lobster and Scallops featuring butter poached lobster tail, porcini dusted scallops, saffron risotto, bouillabaisse broth, haricot vert

Dessert course (choose one)

  • Chocolate sphere with olive oil genoise, citrus creme Anglaise, mixed berries
  • Blood orange panna cotta – a deep fried bread pudding with poached fruit ribbons
  • Fromage de cabra with apple cider shortbread cookies, brandied quince compote, Marcona almonds

Time and Cost:

  • 4-6 p.m. - $60 per person plus tax and gratuity, the early "bird" special
  • 6:30-8:30 p.m. - $70 per person plus tax and gratuity
  • 9-10 p.m. - $70 per person plus tax and gratuity (This seating only includes a Moet champagne toast, a $15 value)


About The Bird & The Bread:

Established February 2014, The Bird & The Bread strives to provide a hospitable, informative and honest dining experience in a comfortable setting by a knowledgeable and professional team. The Bird & The Bread is located at 210 S Old Woodward Avenue in downtown Birmingham. The Bird & The Bread serves brunch 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday as well as lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday, and dinner from 5-10 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 5-9 p.m. on Sunday. Limited menu items are available 10 p.m. to midnight Friday-Saturday. For more information call 248-203-6600 or visit www.thebirdandthebread.com. Join The Bird & The Bread on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Paul Starr

Paul Starr

Paul Starr is the creator of the I'm a Beer Hound and one of the organizer and the driving force behind Art & Craft Beerfest, Lansing Beer Fest, Beerfest at the Ballpark Spring & Fall. When he's not working on Beer Hound he's probably watching the Lions, Tigers or Red Wings. Being a recent new Dad of twins, he doesn't have much extra time these days for mischief.