Lobster, Cocktails, and Tequila!

image005Lobster 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!

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

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