As part of the month long celebration of City Grocery’s 20th Anniversary, we have asked some of our alumni chefs from years past, to return to Oxford and help us celebrate for one weekend.  The chefs will be responsible for one course as part of a six course chef’s wine dinner. The dinners will take place on May 18th & 19th at City Grocery.

Friday, 5/18

brussel sprout, bourbon bacon marmalade lettuce wrap
Heath Johnson, Chef de Cuisine, City Grocery

steak tartare served with deviled local eggs and caviar
Russell Smith, Chef/Owner of Russell’s Beef House in Corinth,MS

butter poached sea scallops, warm foie gras and fava bean puree
Will Uhlhorn, Chef and Co-Owner of Table 3 in Nashville,TN

local beet composition, spanish bleu cheese, and fennel flat bread
John Currence, Chef/Owner City Grocery Restaurant Group

quail & biscuits
Jason McConnell, Chef/Owner, 55 South, Red Pony, Sol and McConnell House

seared colorado lamb shoulder with mint tzatziki & skordalia, garni of mini spanakopita & herbed potato tirokeftedes, citrus-spiced olives
Tim Hontzas, Chef/Owner of Johnny’s Café in Birmingham,AL

chocolate pear bread pudding, warm spiced chocolate sauce, and a smoked pear sorbet
Dwayne Ingraham, Pastry Chef at City Grocery

Saturday, 5/19

watermelon jal jeera shooter
Vishwesh Bhatt, Chef at Snackbar

poached shrimp, enoki mushrooms, cucumber, roasted grape salad with clam dashi vinaigrette, and smoked lemon yogurt
Wesley True, Chef/Owner of TRUE in Mobile, AL

crowder pea hoppin’ john “risotto,” stansel’s popcorn rice, and tomato jam
John Currence, Chef/Owner City Grocery Restaurant Group

troll caught half moon bay wild salmon, creamed morel mushrooms, spring peas, pickled ramps & crispy grits
Stephen Barber, Chef at Farmstead Kitchen in Napa,CA

smoked roulade of pork belly & shoulder with habanero/green tomato chow chow, bourbon mustard, black-eyed pea croquettes and collard confetti
Jason Nicholas, Chef at Big Bad Breakfast

rhubarb hoe cakes with rebel yell bourbon and molasses bbq pork cheeks, minty red cabbage Slaw, and candy striped poached beets
Taylor Bowen Ricketts, Chef/Owner of Delta Bistro in Greenwood,MS

blackberry ice Cream sandwich with toasted oatmeal cookies
TH Freeland, Cook at Herbsaint in New Orleans,LA

For reservations, please call City Grocery at (662) 232-8080
Reservations are encouraged
Doors open at 6pm
Price is $95 per person