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Izard to Host Intimate Pork Taste Test

By Chuck Sudo in Food on May 10, 2011 7:30PM

2009_07_izard.jpg Stephanie Izard is wrapping up a trip to New York to attend the Beard Awards. Before she left, she posted this interesting blog entry about an limited seating pork tasting she's putting together for Memorial Day weekend.

Izard's friend and fellow chef Dan Fox of Madison, WI-based the Madison Club gave her one half of two different breeds of pig - one Swabian Hall and an Ossabaw/Meishan crossbreed. So Izard is putting together a May 29 all-you-can-eat tasting to highlight the differences between the two breeds of swine. Sounds good, right? The kicker? The tasting will be limited to 16 seats. Don't start burning up the phone lines to Girl & the Goat trying to make reservations yet. Izard said that she'll announce on her Twitter feed when tickets will go on sale once she returns from New York. Start stalking there.