Lark Creek

 With fall comes the flavors of lucious entrees and impeccable wine. Lark Creek Newport Beach raises a glass to autumn by highlighting the earthiness of the season with special wild mushroom dishes from Chef/Partner John Ledbetter, paired alongside Pinot Noirs, during its Pinot Noir and Mushroom Festival. Available starting tomorrow, Tuesday, October 1, the festival begins a delicious tradition at Lark Creek Newport Beach, utilizing chanterelle, matsutake, porcini, and other wild varieties in a wide range of dishes that will be offered on the lunch, brunch, and dinner menus. The restaurant will also showcase luscious Pinot Noirs to complement the fall flavors of the featured items.

Chef Ledbetter’s dishes will include the following:

  • Alaskan Halibut with chanterelle mushrooms, roasted sunchokes, piquillo pepper rouille, almonds, and herb salad
  • Porcini Tart with gruyere cheese, hazelnuts, and watercress
  • Duck Confit and Mushroom Risotto with hedgehog mushrooms, fine herbs, and sage
  • Vegetable Lasagna featuring house made pasta with wild mushroom and artichoke “Bolognese”
  • Organic Three-Egg Mushroom Omelet with Hen of the Woods mushrooms, cherry tomato sauté, and goat cheese

Sample Wines will include:

  • Cambria Julia’s Vineyard, Santa Maria Valley
  • High Hook, McMinnville
  • DuMol, Russian River Valley
  • Etude, Carneros
  • MacMurray Ranch, Russian River

Lark Creek is located in Fashion Island below Island Cinema at:

957 Newport Center Drive

Newport Beach, CA 92660


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