OktoberFed: The Federal Food, Drink & Provisions dons culinary lederhosen with prix fixe & outdoor bier garden


$33 dinner, $12 beer sampling from Sept. 26-30


By Lesley Abravanel | Lank@aol.com

Leave it to The Federal Food, Drink & Provisions to do Oktoberfest in September, kicking off a three-day bier and pork fest on Wednesday, September 26 complete with $33 prix fixe menu, $12 beer flight and outdoor biergarten. Not on the menu, sadly, "live oompah music and waitresses clad in dirndls." But drown your sorrows in beer, "plenty of it," and the following menu available through Sunday, September 30:


Amuse aka Vorspeise

Cold White Asparagus Soup

cracklin, smoked trout roe

Kalte Suppe von Weissem Spargel, knuspriger Forellen Kaviar

Start aka Zwischen Gerichte

Duck schmaltz - pickles, chives, country bread

Ente Schmalz eingelegte Gurken, Gruene Zwiebeln, Landbrot


Potato wrapped knockwurtz - red cabbage, spicy mustard
Knockwurst in Kortoffelkroketten, Rotkraut mit scharfem Senf

Main aka Hauptgaenge

Roasted Duck Leg

potato knoedel, chanterelle mushrooms, huckleberry
Entenbein gegrillt, Kartoffelknoedel mit Pfifferlingen und Preiselbeeren


Crispy Pork Belly

charred Brussel sprouts, sweet ‘n sour apples and onions, pumpkin seed oil
Geroesteter Schweine Bauch, sanft verkohlte Rosenkoehlchen mit sues und sauren Aepfeln, Kuebissoil

Dessert aka Dessert

PRICE $33 for dinner, plus tax and gratuity

BIER FLIGHT $12 for a sampling for 4 German style biers

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