Bistro and a Show | ETHEL’s Documerica

The New Yorker calls indie-classical quartet ETHEL, “vital and brilliant.” Fuel your appetite for their groundbreaking Documerica with dinner from NC State’s 1887 Bistro. With menu options like Big Boss Bad Penny Braised Pork Shank, Hatteras Stuffed Flounder, and Banana Pudding, you’ll be primed for this musical meditation on America’s relationship to our land, our resources, and ourselves.

NC State LIVE invites you to join us for an Americana-inspired prix fixe dinner at 1887 Bistro.

Conveniently located just off the lobby of Stewart Theatre, 1887 Bistro offers an intimate setting and spectacular views.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Seating begins at 5:30pm, for those who want to arrive early and enjoy a relaxing dinner.

Prix Fixe Menu
$32.95 per person

Seating is limited. To purchase, call Ticket Central at 919.515.1100 or visit the Ticket Central office on the main floor of Thompson Hall, 2241 Dunn Avenue. Ticket Central is open 1-6pm, Monday-Friday.


Iceburg Wedge with bacon and bleu cheese crumbles and dressing

Corn and Tomato Herb Salad

*Both Salads will come with a small 4oz cup of Vegetarian White Bean Chili.


Big Boss Bad Penny Braised Pork Shank: Local pork shank braised in Raleigh’s own Big Boss Brewing Company’s “Bad Penny Ale” served over soft polenta with Brussels sprouts, pearl onions, bacon lardons and Gremolata.

Hatteras Stuffed Flounder: A duet of NC seafood that has flounder filled with jumbo lump crab meat and finished with a lemon butter sauce served with saffron rice and fresh seasonal vegetables.

Vegetarian: Black Bean & Tomato stuffed sweet potato served on a bed of Quinoa and garnished with grilled asparagus tips.


House made Banana Pudding served in a Martini glass

Trio of Mini dessert tarts. one fruit, one chocolate and one custard and served with a scoop of vanilla Howling Cow Ice Cream

Dinner includes fresh-baked bread, and drink choice of coffee, iced tea, water, or sparkling cider (non-alcoholic). Includes beer and wine (limit 2).