Dinner in Five Parts | Five Crowns
3801 East Coast Hwy
Corona Del Mar,
We pair five musicians with a chef and five courses and something like this appears:
Andrew Tholl, violin
Derek Stein, cello
Jodie Landau, percussion/voice
Stephen Pfeifer, bass
Archie Carey, basson
The Five Crowns, corona del mar
Heirloom tomatoes and peaches with shaved celery, corn, mache, and ricotta salata. Amplified blooming Bach. Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline, Kora, Bulgarian Women’s chorus, shape note singing.
Sea urchin custard with truffle oil and mushrooms. Lou Harrison, Missy Mazzoli, John Cage, Björk, Nico Muhly, Debussy, the Talking Heads.
Handtorn black pasta with lobster, calamari, chilies, and scallion. Meshuggah, Nick Deyoe, Nick Cave, Tom Waits, Ornete Coleman, Fugazi, Giacinto Scelsi.
White wine-braised rabbit with Hobbs bacon. Jefferson Airplane, Nine Inch Nails, Andrew Tholl, Josquin, Faure, Cat Stevens.
Port wine sabayon with crush chocolate cookies. Monk, Annie Lennox, Nina Simone, Bowie.