The $170-per-seat dinner, $130 for members, will include dishes such as warm sorghum-bacon rillettes; Creole snapping turtle with Lustau Fino sherry; grilled striped black bass with caramel turnips, braised Swiss chard and lemon verbena broth; pecan-smoked Berkshire pork shank with a vegetable salad, spiced pecans and Abita Root Beer syrup; carrot cake soda with Creole cream cheese ice cubes and bacon praline-bourbon brownies.
Stop. Bacon. Praline. Bourbon. Brownies. I just wanted to let that sink in.
Folse is a native of St. James Parish and is also the owner and operator of Chef John Folse & Co. in Donaldsonville, White Oak Plantation in Baton Rouge, Bittersweet Plantation Dairy and is the namesake of the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute at Nicholls State University. Tramonto, a New York native, is a James Beard Foundation Award winner and owner/operator of Tru in Chicago and is also culinary director of Tramonto’s Steak & Seafood, Osteria di Tramonto and RT Sushi Bar & Lounge. Restaurant R’evolution is located at 777 Bienville Street, New Orleans, in the Royal Sonesta Hotel. Call (504) 553-2277.