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credit: firstchurchseattle.com
Call it a church of food. Well, for two nights anyway, this former church on Capitol Hill, a gorgeous building recently converted into

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A Church of Food

sanctuary2.jpg
credit: firstchurchseattle.com
Call it a church of food. Well, for two nights anyway, this former church on Capitol Hill, a gorgeous building recently converted into swank town homes, hosts two exclusive gourmet dinners. And the line-up seems more than worthy of religious adoration. You'll dine inside the sanctuary, beneath an elaborate Tiffany stained glass skylight.

Sunday night's meal features seven top chefs cooking an multi-course meal:

Mark Fuller - Spring Hill

Seth Caswell - Emmer & Rye

Robin Leventhal - Crave & Top Chef

Bo Masiano - Tin Table

Gabriel Claycamp - The Swinery

Josh Kelly - The Swinery

Brain O'Connor - Sutro's (San Fransisco)

Lucy Damkoehler - TASTE

A line-up of the dishes planned:

Amuse: oyster kimchee, braised turnip, bacon dashi, lovage

Fish: cold smoked Black cod with roasted spaghetti squash and picholine olive tapenade

Salad: Southern style crab cake on Cara Cara oranges, fennel and watercress, habenero jam vinaigrette

Soup: emmer and rye soup, braised goat, black trumpets, nettle puree

Fowl: pan fried squab with braised winter radishes, smoked green tomato water, bacon

Mezzo: sheep's milk rice pudding

Meat: Snake River Farms tri tip, "pot roast" vegetables, Oregon truffles, cured Larsen creamery butter

Cheese: Bridget's Bleu, sour cherry black pepper biscotti, walnut compote

Dessert: apple-thyme tart with peanut butter ice cream, concord grape jam

Sunday, January 10, doors at 6:15 p.m., dinner at 5 p.m.,

The Sanctuary,1841 16th Avenue

$156 with wine/$110.50 without (including tax and tip.)

Payment in advance only. Contact Gabriel@swinerymeats.com or drop off a check at West Seattle's The Swinery.

And Monday night, fans of Top Chef can taste the dishes Leventhal made for Padma Laskshmi and the other judges, including: "Bad Jew Pork 5 Ways", as well as the winning three-ingredient dish: duck breast with braised fennel golden raisin chutney, fennel chip and a fennel emulsion.

Monday, January 11, 7-11 p.m.

The Sanctuary, 1841 16th Ave.

Tickets at brownpapertickets.com

$99, including wine, tax, and tip.

 
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