One of Mexico’s most famous chefs, Susanna Trilling of Oaxaca, will be the guest chef at a triple chocolate dinner set for Dec. 13 at Las Canarias, Omni La Mansion del Rio, 112 College St.
Mixed Greens with Kolrabi, Apples and Almonds with a Chocolate Orange Vanilla Dressing precedes Duck Breast in Achiote Chocolate Sauce on a Nest of Sweet Potato and Apple Fritters. Filet of Beef Sauteed with Wild Porcinis, Chocolate and Cabernet Sauvignon will be served before a Chocolate Temple Dedicated to the Rain God Cosijo with Tejate Ice Cream.
Mexican Coffee and Tea with Chocolate Chile Truffles will also be served.
This is the first of three dinners with Trilling that will focus on New World foods. The other two, centered on chile and corn, will be scheduled for 2013.
The price is $85 a person or $100 with additional beverage pairings. For reservations, call 210-518-1177 and ask to be included in the chocolate dinner.