Benoit and Hometown Bar-B-Que Join Forces for Le Cochon & Co. Dinner Series

By Annie Wu, Epoch Times
April 6, 2017 4:05 pm Last Updated: April 6, 2017 4:05 pm

Through Tuesday, April 25 Alain Ducasse’s French bistro Benoit and Brooklyn favorite Hometown Bar-B-Que have partnered for a dinner series fusing French techniques with American barbecue traditions. Every Tuesday this month, a unique menu will be served, featuring dishes such as pulled lamb belly with spring vegetables, cooking jus, and vinaigrette; deviled egg with barbecue rub and chicken cracklings; beef consommé with sliced smoked pork jowl and crispy pork cracklings; and St. Louis pork ribs served with French-style mustard coleslaw and cornbread madeleines.

Pitmaster Billy Durney with Benoit's executive chef Laetitia Rouabah. (Courtesy of Billy Durney)
Pitmaster Billy Durney with Benoit’s executive chef Laetitia Rouabah. (Courtesy of Billy Durney)

Pitmaster Billy Durney has been smoking meats since he was a youngster and learned to barbecue from his grandparents in rural Pennsylvania, while Benoit’s newly appointed executive chef Laetitia Rouabah brings a contemporary touch to French cuisine. $95 per person. BenoitNY.com

Pulled Lamb Belly with spring vegetables, cooking jus, and vinaigrette. (Courtesy of Benoit)
Pulled Lamb Belly with spring vegetables, cooking jus, and vinaigrette. (Courtesy of Benoit)

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