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Russian Samovar (Russian)

October 21, 2018 @ 5:45 PM - 8:30 PM

$79 – $89

Russian Samovar (Russian)
256 W 52 Street (between Broadway & 8th Ave)

Sunday, October 21
5:45 pm optional drinks, 6:30 pm dinner

$79 prix fixe includes 4 courses
1 glass of wine,
tea or coffee, tax & tip

Last year when we went here, we had over 35 people! Michelin guide recommended: “This hot spot caters to hockey players, Russian intelligentsia, and vodka aficionados alike. Russian Samovar is both quirky and elegant, with musicians tickling the piano and violin. The staff is attentive, sweet, and can walk you through delicious fare.” The restaurant was founded in 1986 by Russian poet Joseph Brodsky with entrepreneur Roman Kaplan and famous Russian ballet dancer Michael Baryshnikov. Frank Sinatra once owned the restaurant and had many concerts here and often spent time with his friends here. It kept its charming tradition to become a favorite place for Russians and a home for famous Russian poets and writers. For the last 16 years Russian Samovar has been a place for poetry reading, live music and special occasions for Russian immigrants.

MENU:

Appetizers (choice of):

  • Olivier – Traditional Russian chicken, potato, and vegetable salad with light homemade mayonnaise
  • Vinegret – Traditional beet and vegetable salad (vegetarian)
  • Eggplant Caviar – Caviar-style eggplant served on brown wheat toast corners (vegetarian)

Soups (choice of):

  • Borscht – Traditional Russian beet soup served hot or cold
  • Chicken Frikadelki Soup – Chicken meatballs and vegetables in a traditional chicken broth

Entrees (choice of):

  • Chicken Shashlik – Marinated chicken thighs, skewered and grilled
  • Grilled Salmon – Served with roasted vegetables
  • Beef Stroganoff – Sirloin tips sautéed with mushrooms in a cream sauce, served over egg noodles or mashed potatoes

Dessert (choice of):

  • Smetannik Cake – Traditional layered cake made with sour cream
  • Ice Cream or Sorbet – ask the server for available flavors

PLEASE NOTE: Due to restaurant deposit and guarantee requirements, cancellations for dinners are accepted up to ONE WEEK prior to the event. If you cancel 3-7 days prior, you will receive a credit toward a future event, but there will be no refunds for cancellations made within 3 days for dinners. Ticketed events (tours, shows, ANY non-dinner event) are non-refundable within 7 days of the event.

Also note: ALL menus listed are subject to change due to restaurant supply.

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Details

Date:
October 21, 2018
Time:
5:45 PM - 8:30 PM
Cost:
$79 – $89
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Venue

Russian Samovar
256 W 52nd Street
New York, NY United States
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Organizer

John
Email:
events@thesinglegourmet.net
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