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Research Lecture and Dinner Series
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
San Marino, CA
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Research Lecture and Dinner Series
NEW! Research Lecture and Dinner Series
Join us before each lecture for a three-course, prix-fixe dinner at 1919, just steps away from Rothenberg Hall. Our new Research Lecture and Dinner Series offers delectable dinners inspired by the lecture topics complete with full table service. Signature cocktails, beer, and wine will also be available at The Bar in 1919. Each lecture-inspired dinner is $35 per person, and begins at 5:30 p.m. Reservations required.
LECTURES ARE FREE, NO RESERVATIONS REQUIRED* AND MAY BE ATTENDED WITHOUT DINNERS. (*Exception: May 11 LECTURE requires reservations)

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MARCH 1 (WED) Crotty Lecture - "A Satire of the Three Estates: Renaissance Scotlands Best Kept Secret?" Professor Greg Walker
Dinner: 5:30 p.m.
Lecture: 7:30 p.m.

A Trip to Scotland Menu
Appetizer: Bramble Salad with whiskey apple, beetroot, and barley

Entree: Dark AleBraised Beef Cheek with braising jus, cheesy skirlie mash, and woodland mushrooms. (Vegetarian alternative: Haggis with roasted root vegetables, lentils, mushrooms, oats, beans, and barley with nutmeg, allspice, and vegetable gravy.)

Dessert: Scottish Sunday with lavender crisp, raspberry meringue, and spiked coulis

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MARCH 15 (WED) Cheng Foundation Lecture - "The Chinese Question: The Gold Rushes and Global Politics," Professor Mae N'gai
Dinner: 5:30 p.m.
Lecture: 7:30 p.m.

SMALL PLATE SPECIALS:

Charcuterie and Cheese $13
Three artisan cured meats, chefs selection of cheeses, house-pickled vegetables, jams, and grilled breads

Marinated Olives, Fennel, and Lime $4

Steamed Char Siu (Barbecued Pork) Bun $9
Served with daikon radish slaw

Siu Mai $8
Steamed crab and pork dumplings with house-made dipping sauce

Sesame Balls $4
Glutinous rice flour dough filled with sweet red bean paste, served with scallion dipping sauce

PRIX FIXE MENU ($35):

Broccoli and Pickled Cucumber Salad

Pipa Roast Duck
Rice winemarinated roast duck leg with steamed rice, sesame vegetables, and soy glaze

Vegetarian Green Onion Cake
Served with stir-fried vegetables, hoisin, and scallion sauce

Fried Egg Custard
Served with sweet lychee, lemon, and ginger sauce


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MARCH 20 (MON) Zamorano Lecture - "Excavating the Book," Professor Stephen Orgel
Dinner: 5:30 p.m.
Lecture: 7:30 p.m.

SMALL PLATE SPECIALS:

Charcuterie and Cheese $13
Three artisan cured meats, chefs selection of cheeses, house-pickled vegetables, jams, and grilled breads

Marinated Olives, Fennel, and Lime $4

Dates Alexandrine (Romano-British) $6
Medjool dates stuffed with cinnamon almonds

Cyse Syfling (Saxon-Viking) $5
Rose-water cream-cheese spread with black bread

Secundae Mensae (Roman) $5
Selection of roasted nuts with herbs and dried fruits

PRIX-FIXE MENU ($35):

Ember Day Tarts (Medieval)
Cage-free egg tart with currants and nutmeg

Duck with Juniper Berries, Onion Sauce, and Mincemeat (Georgian-Regency)

Hotchpotch (Victorian)
Barley and root vegetables with roasted vegetable broth

Fire of London Cake (Stuart)
Black currant and mace spiced cake with crème anglaise

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APRIL 12 (WED) Distinguished Fellow Lecture - "Potosi, Silver, and the Coming of the Modern World," Professor John Demos
Dinner: 5:30 p.m.
Lecture: 7:30 p.m.

SMALL PLATE SPECIALS:

Charcuterie and Cheese $13
Three artisan cured meats, chef's selection of cheeses, house-pickled vegetables, jams, and grilled breads

Marinated Olives, Fennel, and Lime $4

Tomato-and-Mozzarella Empanada $6
Chicken, Garlic, and Olive Empanada $6
Beef Chorizo Empanada $7
Cilantro dipping sauce

Empanada Platter $15
One each

Platano y Yuca Frita
Crispy yuca chips with plantains

PRIX-FIXE MENU ($35):

Salad of Langostinos, Roasted Tomato, and Hearts of Palm

Chancho a la Cruz with Sonso de Yuca
Smoked pork and yuca mash with cheese and red wine reduction

Risotto Milanese with Foraged Mushrooms and Asparagus Tips

Sweet Cinnamon Corn Tamale with Dulce de Leche


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*MAY 11 (THURS) The Martin Ridge Lecture in Literature, "I Met a Man Who Wasn't There" Hilary Mantel
Dinner: 5:30 p.m.
Lecture: 7:30 p.m. *RESERVATIONS REQUIRED FOR THIS LECTURE

SMALL PLATE SPECIALS:

Charcuterie and Cheese $13
Three artisan cured meats, chef's selection of cheeses, house-pickled vegetables, jams, and grilled breads

Olives Marinated with Fennel and Lime $4

Stuffed Onion Pastry $6

Deviled Eggs $5

PRIX-FIXE MENU ($35)

Chopped Vegetable Salad with Radicchio, Olive Oil, and Herb Dressing

Meat Pie
Pastry-wrapped braised beef with root vegetables and grilled oat bread

Pease Pottage
Savory pudding of cranberry beans, boiled onions, and roasted heirloom carrots with grilled oat bread

Almond Leach
Almond-milk panna cotta with rosewater and raspberries


More info at huntington.org/lectures

Location

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens (View)
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA 91108
United States


Categories

Arts > Literary
Food > Beer, Wine, Spirits

Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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