While some Titantic-themed dinners will set you back the price of a first-class ticket (I'm thinking of this Houston restaurant's $1,000-per-plate dinner), Pierpont's (30 W. Pershing Road) is putting together a reasonably priced re-creation of the 10-course meal served aboard the Titanic on the night before it sank.
The feast served to first-class diners began with oysters a la russe and cream of barley soup. The third course was a poached salmon with English cucumber, dill and mousseline, followed by a vegetable marrow farci with Mission figs, eggplant, pork belly and balsamic vinegar. Diners then forked and knifed their way through a tenderloin filet and squab. Keep in mind, there were still four courses to go. Things, thankfully, got lighter after that with an asparagus salad served with champagne vinaigrette and radish, as well as a torchon of foie gras on buckwheat blini. The dessert courses featured eclairs with dark chocolate lavender ganache and cheese.
The dinner on Saturday, April 14, begins at 6:30 p.m. It costs $100 with a wine pairing available for an additional $50. Reserve your seat by calling 816-221-5111.