Lobster de Mayo was this past weekend, and anyone who loves lobster as much as this Somm was in attendance. Patron Tequila and Peroni Italian Beer were beverage sponsors, along with Ultimat Vodka and Bai Juice. Socialites such as Aviva Drescher, Katie Lee, and Chrissy Teigen were also in attendance enjoying the festivities.
Restaurants all put their special spin on some amazing lobster dishes and here is the roundup!
ABC Kitchen– Lobster taco with jalapeño and radish relish by Chef Dan Kluger
Gramercy tavern-lobster salad with pickled aji dulce peppers by Chef Howard Kalachnikoff
Jean Georges– lobster and gruyere cheese burgers by Chef Marc Lapico
Betony– Poached Lobster, Sabayon, Chives by Chef Bryce Shuman
Marea– Lobster and Sichuan beef tendon arepas by Chef Jared Gadbaw
Macaroni & Lobster Cream– mascarpone and breadcrumbs
The Sea Grill– Lobster 5 ways by Chef Yuhi Fujinaga
Guaca Tamale Mole– Lobster coral, Chicharones, and avocado
Posole-Lobster Head, pig trotter, radish, lime
Chino tacos– lobster claw, julienne slaw, salsa verde
Arroz– lobster tail diced, and lobster bouillon
Ceviche- Lobster Knuckle, ogo, ponzu vinaigrette, and hearts of palm
Roasted Maine Lobster– Skordalia, lemon herb beurre monte
Poached Maine Lobster– Crushed Peas, Spring Garlic, Truffle Vinaigrette
Lavo– Lobster and Spring Vegetable salad by Chef John Deloach
Beauty & Essex– Soft Lobster Tacos
Tao downtown– Lobster Tacos with Avocado, Cabbage, and a special sauce by Chef John Villa
Tao uptown– Chef Matt Hughes prepared A Lobster Sausage with Mis en place (Must see Recipe attached)
This was the first annual Lobster de Mayo. Be sure to check out these amazing restaurants for some incredible NYC dining experiences. A Huge thank you to PIVOTAL PR for planning such a wonderful event!