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Nick Elmi Cooks the Book
Nov 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

For one night, Chef Nick Elmi is going to change Laurel’s entire menu and “cook the book” for guests. His brand new cookbook, Laurel: Modern American Flavors in Philadelphia is divided into four seasons, each one reflecting a nine-course tasting menu with a cocktail pairing. On Tuesday, November 19th there will be one seating (22 seats total) for guests to come in and experience the entire Fall section of the cookbook. For $225, guests will enjoy a nine course tasting menu, the signature cocktail of the season, The Drunken Farmer, and will receive a signed copy of the cookbook. Additional wine pairings will be available. Call 215-271-8299 to reserve your spot now. 

The menu:

  • Apple-Yuzu Consommé, Marinated Trout Roe, Bitter Greens
  • Albacore Crudo, Horseradish Snow, Pears
  • Sea Urchin, Creamed Corn, Sunflower-Truffle Vinaigrette
  • Frozen Foie Gras Tarte, Elderberry Vinegar, Black Raspberry, Hibiscus 
  • Burgundy Snails, Onion, Mushroom, Potato Chips
  • Grilled Mackarel, Black Tuile, Smoked-Mackerel Dashi 
  • Burnt-Sugar Salisfy, Cured Lamb, Black Trumpets, Watercress
  • Duck Breast, Caramelized Sunchoke, Blackberry, Chicory Crumble
  • Roasted Apple. Caramel-Coffee Cream, Black Walnut, Apple Wine

Laurel: Modern American Flavors in Philadelphia – Book Talk and Tasting
Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Talk and taste event featuring the recent release of cookbook Laurel, with authors Nick Elmi and Adam Erace and photographer Neal Santos Philadelphia’s own Laurel Restaurant is known for exquisite presentations of everything from local oysters to imported finger limes. The intimate dining experience of Laurel is now available to home cooks through the recently released Laurel: Modern American Flavors in Philadelphia. Join authors Nicholas Elmi, chef-owner of Laurel, ITV, and Royal Boucherie and Philly-based food and travel writer Adam Erace, along with acclaimed photographer Neal Santos for a moderated discussion on French-inspired cuisine, Top Chef competitions, and what collaborative kitchen culture means in today’s food landscape. Tastings will be provided as part of the ticket price; copies of the Laurel cookbook will be available for purchase. Pre-registration is required; tickets are $10 per person and available here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/laurel-modern-american-flavors-in-philadelphia-book-talk-and-tasting-tickets-79792181563 .