Friday, November 21, 2008

Eastern Standard: Repeal of Prohibition Party

All year long Eastern Standard has been celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Repeal of Prohibition with specially-priced prohibition-era cocktail offerings. To wrap it up, they are hosting a special Roaring Twenties-themed costume dinner and party that begins on Thursday, December 4 and ends after midnight on December 5--the day Prohibition was repealed.

Guests are encouraged to wear flapper-era dress. Bathtub gin will start the evening, followed by a six-course menu featuring dishes enjoyed in the 1920’s, paired with cocktails. There will also be entertainment, dancing, breakfast and party favors. Or just come for the late-night party, which is at a reduced ticket price.


First Course: Ampersand Cocktail (Buttermilk Fried Oysters with Standard Caesar Salad and Pernod Remoulade)

Second Course: Waldorf-Astoria’s Perfect Martini
3 eggs, 3 styles
1) Thin, Toasted Rye Wheel, Smear of Meyer Lemon Cream Cheese, Caviar
2) White Truffle Scrambled (with shaved white truffle)
3) Deviled Egg

Third Course: Maiden’s Prayer (Maine Lobster in Pastry with a Sherry Cream Sauce, Peas and Carrots)

Fourth Course: The Scofflaw (Philadelphia Pepper Pot Stew, Lamb Neck, Sweetbread, and Cockscomb, Root Vegetables)

Fifth Course: The Charles Lindbergh (Roasted Karabuta Pork Chop, Scalloped Potatoes, Housemade Sauerkraut)

Dessert: Corpse Reviver (#3 Pineapple Upside Down Cake with Cardamom Tapioca)

Dinner is on December 4 at 6:30pm. Cost: $120/person
Late Night Party only starts at 10pm. Cost: $40/person

Reservations: Email or call 617-532-9100

Eastern Standard
528 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA
Phone: 617-532-9100

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