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· May 9, 2018
· April 25, 2018
· April 18, 2018
What You'll Get
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- $36.50 for $50 worth of farmhouse-inspired dinner and drinks for two or more people, valid Sunday–Thursday
- $36.50 for $50 worth of farmhouse-inspired dinner and drinks for two or more people, valid any day
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The Fine Print
Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Not valid until 24 hours after purchase. Reservation required. On Fridays and Saturdays, must be seated before 6PM. Limit 1 per person. Limit 1 per visit. Limit 1 per table. Valid only for option purchased. Not valid for Literary/Author Event Nights including ''Taste of Literature''. Not valid on Price Fixe Menu. No table splitting and no entree sharing line. Not valid for Mardi Gras celebrations. Not valid on Halloween, New Years Eve, Valentines Day, Easter Sunday, Mothers Day, Fathers Day, Memorial Day or Labor Day. Not valid for any other offers. Not valid for Debut Novel Dining Menu. May be repurchased every 60 days. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
Husband and wife team, Ben and Heather Freiser, spent as much time making Beginnings their own as most couples spend designing their dream home. Custom-built, floor-to-ceiling bookshelves line the exposed brick walls, and house the couple's own collection of literature and classic movie scripts. Guests sit at hand-crafted wood tables softly lit by Edison bulbs suspended from the ceiling. But unlike most couples purchasing their first home, Ben and Heather also got to hand-pick their own chefs and cocktail designer.
Chefs David Bryer and Nicholas Marziotto have created a menu of upmarket bar bites and cozy farmhouse-inspired entrees. Starters—part of the "prologue" section of the literature-themed menu—go for the gusto with bold and unorthodox flavor combinations. The pan seared foie gras, for example, balances the gamey pate with piquant notes of cherry gastrique and granny smith apples.
From there, the menu gets decidedly provincial with dishes such as the enormous tomahawk ribeye steak. The 64oz behemoth feeds at least two, and refuses to sacrifice finesse for size as evidenced by the seasoned fingerling potatoes, romanesco brocolli, and house-made herb butter. To wash it all down, the bar mixes up classic cocktails such as Harvey Wallbangers and Moscow mules, along with new-fangled creations, including the James and the Giant Peach blended with Ancho Reyes Chili Liqueur, peach, and basil.