The second edition of Yelp Denver's Secret Supper Club saw almost 100 Denver food-lovers gather for two seatings at yelper-favorite restaurant Olivéa on Tuesday night. Attendees of the supper made new friends amid sharing a starting trio of arugula with pistachios, goat cheese, red onions, and beets; trout escabeche; and asparagus with meyer lemon vinaigrette for the first course.
Next up, was a choice for the second course that included shrimp and calamari cioppino with yukon gold potatoes; house made cavatelli pasta: asparagus almond pesto, roasted tomatoes and pecorino; or braised berkshire pork cheeks with hazelnut picada and sweet pea puree. And the highlight of many meals was dessert of either chocolate and fleur de sel caramel tart with milk chocolate gelato and nougatine crunch or a lemon almond praline dacquoise from Pasty Chef Yasmin Lozada-Hissom, who was recently named a semifinalist for the James Beard Foundation's Oustanding Pastry Chef Award.
If you'd like to join us for the next event keep your eyes on Yelp Events for the announcement and save the date for March 27th. In the meantime check out the reviews for the recent Supper and the rest of the photos to see what everyone enjoyed and just what kind of fun eating out with strangers can be.
Hope to see you at the communal table some time in 2012!
Denver Yelp Community Director