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BBE exclusive tasting at Mulberry Project
By Hannah Howard
3 small plates + 3 cocktails—$35
Special expires at close of business day on: Apr. 3, 2015
Don’t get too attached, though—anything and everything at Mulberry Project is part of a continuously transforming scene. The space regularly hosts evenings with guest bartenders, reimages its graffiti-clad secret garden backyard come summer, and tailors its craft cocktails menu to the bounty of the seasons.
The BBE tasting menu here is fleeting, too. Showing off the secret space’s secret weapon—excellent, memorable food—it brings together three small plates stacked with sass and kick. Silky soba noodles get depth and texture from sesame and peanuts, sweet from coconut, and just enough chile heat, while a perfectly steamed egg crowns a happy mélange of rich, crispy duck, radish, and chipotle-sambal puree. But the pork belly is the high point: Equal parts crunchy and fantastically fatty, it’s just how pork belly is meant to be.
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Flight of 3 small plates and 3 cocktails—$35 (Sun-Thu only)
three small plates
Soba—coconut, chile, sesame seeds, and peanuts
Pork belly—curried apple, radish, and sprouts
Egg—steamed with crispy duck, radish, japeleño, sesame, and chipotle-sambal
choice of three out of five “Best Of” cocktails
Project #1: Ethiopian Yrgacheffe-aromatized Vodka, Lillet Blanc, and lemon oil
Project #2: Lime-aromatized gin with lime juice and rose
Project #3: Bourbon with tonka and Burlesque Bitters
Project #4: Chipotle-infused Herradura, Kümmel, and chile
Project #5: Smith and Cross Rum, Gran Classico, and Cocchi Torino