Saturday, January 22, 2011

family style dining on the beach...or in a horse stable

I first discovered Outstanding in the Field while paging through a magazine. Their outdoor restaurant concept is innovative and admirable. Their 2011 schedule will be out in March, and I can't wait to see where they are going next year! I would love to book a few tickets for dining on the beach in California.

"Our mission is to re-connect diners to the land and the origins of their food, and to honor the local farmers and food artisans who cultivate it.Outstanding in the Field is a roving culinary adventure – literally a restaurant without walls. Since 1999 we have set the long table at farms or gardens, on mountain tops or in sea caves, on islands or at ranches. Occasionally the table is set indoors: a beautiful refurbished barn, a cool greenhouse or a stately museum. Wherever the location, the consistent theme of each dinner is to honor the people whose good work brings nourishment to the table.Ingredients for the meal are almost all local (sometimes sourced within inches of your seat at the table!) and generally prepared by a celebrated chef of the region. After a tour of the site, we all settle in: farmers, producers, culinary artisans, and diners sharing the long table".

I think it would be neat to eat in a stable too!


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    Woah ! Amazing the big table ! It's beautiful on the beach !

  2. Those are very great ideas.I would love to have dinner on the beach too.

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  3. The first beach picture is wonderful. It really show they put thought into the table arrangement.
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