Thrill seekers gathered last night at the Federal for a special collaborative dinner between Cesar Zapata and Todd Erickson (Haven and Huahua's) that included pig face, beef heart, chicken liver, veal brains, lamb chops, and moths.
All photos by Giovanny Gutierrez Hungry?
Inspired by the psychological thriller starring Anthony Hopkins and Jodie Foster, Silence of the Lambs, all dishes are straight plays from scenes in the film and meals had by Hannibal Lecter. "He's our favorite cannibal," said Aniece Meinhold. "So we wanted to honor him." Erickson and Zapata did just that in five-courses. The wine pairing dinner, dubbed Silence of the Lamb Chops, brought out the heebie-jeebies in us, and it had nothing to do with the food that was served.
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