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Pilgrim is back!

Pilgrim

After a sell-out run, Pilgrim is back for six dates only! A totally new six course feast has been designed for the new run, alongside the all-important wine pairing.

Inspired by the Camino de Santiago, a pilgrimage that has been made since the 9th century to Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, Pilgrim will take you on a journey with each course telling a story. Founder Jamie J Duffield walked the Camino earlier this year and was inspired by the diversity of each region, as well as the quality local produce he uncovered along the route. On his return, he journeyed back to Spain with the two head chefs for a week-long research trip. Tough gig.

Pilgrim

Pilgrim focuses on meat and seafood and aims to serve regional dishes with a contemporary twist. A combination of the finest Spanish ingredients and UK farmers, butchers and fishmongers, key dishes on the menu include a charcoal talo with Iberico pork short rib and a play on Galicia’s famous dish “Pulpo al feria” (literally meaning “fair-style octopus”). The menu culminates in a reimagined “Torta de Santiago” an almond dessert rooted in the history of the Camino. Wines have been selected from XECO Wines, a brand of dry sherry wines which have been crafted by three friends to bring sherry back to the forefront of people’s minds. With so much preparation having gone into Pilgrim, you can be sure the menu on offer will be top class!

Pilgrim

Founder and co-director, Jamie J Duffield says “We are completely taken aback by the response and praise of our first Pilgrim pop-up having sold out in such a short space of time with 5 star reviews. With our new run, the menu will be totally re-vamped, creating a completely new experience alongside fresh wine pairings. We can’t wait to take customers on this journey with us.”

The next series of Pilgrim pop-ups will take place on the 16 – 25th November 2017 at 103B Dalston Lane, followed by the 13-26 February 2018 at Palm 2 in Clapton. For more information, and to buy tickets, click here

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