Jeu de Vivre Spring Suppers at Din Din

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jeudevivreGame On!

“Les Jeux de Vie” from artists Joey Edwards & Alisha Sullivan will be ready for gaming this weekend.  Make your rezzo for the Jeu de Vie din din this Friday or Saturday.  And all are welcome to drop by Thursday from 6 to 8pm for Joey & Alisha’s opening party.

This is what they say of their piece: “Jeu de Vivre” is a playful take on a familiar term: the pleasures and amusements of life — ‘joie de vivre’ — integrated into daily experience. In this interactive installation, the lines and symbols of games — normally drawn to separate contestants and distinguish victories from defeats — are used to explore how the spirit of play can be translated into unexpected settings.” The original Jeu de Vie invitation, with a draft of our menu and all details is here: 

For the next month, we offer you evenings with that certain jeu de vivre.  Artists Joey Edwards and Alisha Sullivan are dressing our tables and walls in lesjeux—games—of life.  They are games without rules or mandate—play as you wish or don’t play at all.

Our menu’s joie de vivre stems from the emergence of spring.  The familiar foods of winter will be leavened with the curious green and purple shoots and tendrils just now peaking their way through the soil.  As the month progresses, we’ll have more and more of these spring things to play with:

liver mousse on pain d’épices with corn shoot & pastis candied kumquat

smoked mussels in green garlic velouté with strawberry nettle pesto

fern en meurette: fiddlehead, yellowfeet mushroom, lardon & spring onion with poached egg

peas & roe risotto

leg of lamb with sorrel salsa verde and turnip ricotta gratin

white balsamic dressed cresses with brandied cherry

rhubarb lily consommé with sheep’s cheese ice cream and hazelnut baby lemon balm tuile

The seven course menu is $85 plus gratuity, inclusive of wine pairings.
We are hosting the jeu de vivre din din :

Friday & Saturday March 14th & 15th
Friday & Saturday March 21st & 22nd
Friday & Saturday March 28th & 29th

Each evening begins at 7:30pm.
Contact us to make your rezzo at 971.544.1350 or rezzos@dindinportland.com