Le Petit Cochon’s Whole Duck Dinner With Pleasant View Farm

Derek Ronspies is looking forward to hosting the last offal dinner of 2015 on Tuesday, December 15. This round features duck from Pleasant View Farm in Puyallup—Ronspies will put the whole duck to work in an array of creative dishes, from a spicy play on green curry to a pastrami hash topped with horseradish yogurt. There’s even a foie gras ice cream sandwich for dessert! John and Rose Aschenbrenner, owners of Pleasant View Farm, will be in attendance to talk about their process throughout the meal. Dinner is $79/person, with an optional $40 libation flight pairing. Johnny and the Moles will be back again with live music!

Here’s the menu:

Swingin’ Feet
Crispy Duck Foot, Sesame Oyster Marinade, Cilantro Yogurt, Red Chili Jam
Crispy Duck Testicle, Celery Salad, Buffalo Sauce, Blue Cheese Dressing

Have a Heart
Grilled Duck Heart, Chicory, Hazelnuts, Celeriac Puree, Huckleberry Jam, Cocoa Nib Gremolata

Duck Neck Poutine

Braised Duck Neck, Duck Fat Potato, Dinah’s Camembert Fondue, Green Onion Chimichurri, Pickled Pioppini Mushrooms

Coho Curry

Coho Salmon, Green Curry, Fennel, Calamari Rice Salad, Pickled Duck Tongues, Serrano Pepper

Hash It Out
Duck Breast Pastrami, Corned Gizzard Hash, Collard Greens, Horseradish Yogurt, Dill, Cranberry Jam, Juniper Vinaigrette

Foiescream Sandwich
Duck Cracklin’ and Peanut Butter Cookies, Foie Gras Ice Cream, Strawberry Jam, Chocolate Ganache, Peanuts

Kick off the holiday eating with this divine meal. Le Petit Cochon’s dining room is the perfect place for a cozy dinner—reserve two spots and treat a friend to the most delicious gift they’ve ever received!

John and Rose Aschenbrenner run Pleasant View Farm in Puyallup, Washington. When the couple retired a few years ago, they traveled to France to learn about raising ducks—they came home inspired and founded the farm. The Aschenbrenners are dedicated to providing high-quality ducks and foie gras by raising their animals with the utmost care and respect, feeding them an all-natural grain diet, and giving them a great home.

Opened in 2013, Le Petit Cochon is a snout-to-tail focused restaurant located at 701 North 36th Street in Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood. Chef/owner Derek Ronspies serves an ever-changing lineup of meaty dishes and seasonal vegetables in an airy, second floor dining room with leafy views of the picturesque neighborhood. Foie gras, a “Phat Ass” pork chop, and house-made charcuterie are staples on the pork-centric menu. In 2014, Le Petit Cochon was honored with Best New Restaurant nods from The Seattle Times, Seattle Met, and Seattle Magazine. Le Petit Cochon is open Tuesday through Saturday, from 5pm to 10pm. For more information or to make reservations, call 206.829.8943 or visit gettinpiggy.com.

Written by Charles Koh

Founded EatSeattle, and has continued to use his expertise as editor-in-chief to guide the website’s growth over the last five years. Koh’s experience focuses on digital marketing and social media, and has been a part of several companies, some of which he created, specializing in both areas over the course of his career. Koh was previously with Google and Zagat where he helped expand and grow communities worldwide.

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