Photo by Jim Berman.
Amani’s BYOB is always on our list of top places to dine in the area. Chef Jon Amann’s focus on farm fresh flavors is evidenced in his always-changing seasonal menu. Though he tends to keep things local, he is evoking the tastes of the Caribbean with a one-night-only cocktail dinner. Check out the menu below:
Tomatillo poblano gazpacho
Charred pineapple salsa, tomatillo, scallion, poblano peppers, garlic
Paired with: Mai Tai
White rum, triple sec, pineapple, grenadine, dark rum floater
Tostone, mango, lime, jicama, cilantro pistou
Queso fresco, black bean purée, smoked serrano chile relish
Paired with: Painkiller
Dark rum, pineapple, cream of coconut, orange juice, fresh nutmeg
Charred corn and heirloom tomato salsa, jerk-marinated chipotle sweet potato purée
Chile citrus pork carnitas
Mole poblano verde, braised pork belly red beans, Caribbean sofrito-infused rice, wilted greens
Paired with: Dark and Stormy
Dark rum, ginger beer, lime
Pineapple coconut pot de crème
Chipotle-dusted plantain chip, lime air
The six-course meal, served with three complimentary cocktails, is $75 per person. For more information and to make reservations, call (484) 237-8179 or visit www.amanisbyob.com.
105 E. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown.