I am pleased to announce The Star’s second GastroClub event, this time featuring Scandinavian street food.
Chef Katee McLean of Krokstrom Klubb & Market uses recipes from her Swedish great-grandparents Hazel Krokstrom and Edgar Sinclair, owners of a meat market in Elsmore, Kan., that was known for sausages.
The eight-course tasting on Wednesday, Feb. 1, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the restaurant, 3601 Broadway, will feature multiple courses chosen by the chef, plus commentary, conversation and Scandinavian beer or mead pairings by Krokstrom co-owner Josh Rogers.
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For more about Krokstrom Klubb’s Katee McLean, a Johnson County Community College culinary graduate, click here.
For a restaurant review, click here.
GastroClub is a supper club designed to introduce Kansas city diners to chefs with unique points of view. I hosted the first event at Jarocho Pescados y Mariscos to a great reception and am looking forward to sharing this experience with readers!
Sill & Potatis
Pickled herring, sour cream, potato
Swedish Sandwich Layer Cake
Smoked shrimp, cream cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, cucumber, Swedish farmers cheese, pickled vegetables, dill
Baked oysters, charred leek mayonnaise and pumpernickel bread crumb
Trout roe, Swedish hash brown, whipped sour cream, preserved lemon, shallot
Fisk & Chips
Fried smelt, thrice-cooked fries, trio of sauces: dill mustard, Hot Helga mustard, curry mayonnaise
Lefse, sausage, mashed potato, shrimp salad, cucumber, onion, lettuce, curry ketchup
Bánh mì à la Lindström
Pork, goose liver, lingonberry, mayonnaise
Slaw of carrot, cucumber, golden beet
Salmon, smoked trout, maple caramelized onions, cucumber, dill sour cream
Fried gjetost, cloudberry, pickled mustard
Semla Æbleskiver, cardamom, marzipan, powdered sugar