Marc Murphy at The Daily Meal (Slideshow)

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Jane Bruce

Marc Murphy stands in front of the night's menu, featuring dishes from Ditch Plains, Landmarc, and his newest project, Kingside.

Marc and Menu

Jane Bruce

Marc Murphy stands in front of the night's menu, featuring dishes from Ditch Plains, Landmarc, and his newest project, Kingside.

Lamb Chops

Jane Bruce

Murphy's lamb chops, marinated with garlic confit and lemon juice, recieved high marks from the crowd on Wednesday.

Pita and Dips

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A wide array of pita dips, including hummus and baba ghanoush, were served to accompany the meal.

Croque Monseiur

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Croque-monseiur — gourmet grilled ham and cheese sandwiches — from Marc Murphy's flagship French and Italian bistro, Landmarc.

Goat Cheese Profiteroles

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Goat cheese profiteroles topped off with garlic confit and olive oil are another Landmarc favorite.

Ditch Dogs

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Ditch Dogs — hot dogs topped off with mac and cheese — are a signature item from Murphy's oyster bar and fish shack Ditch Plains.

Fish Tacos

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Fish tacos from Ditch Plains were also served.

Everything Cured Salmon

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"Everything cured" salmon dressed with dill slaw from Murphy's newest restaurant, Kingside.

Jalapeno Margarita

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Who could turn down a jalapeno margarita on a cold, rainy night?

Baba Ganoush Demonstration

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Chef Murphy, handling an eggplant, shows off a take on baba ganoush he developed during his old days as a sous chef.

Lamb Chop Demonstration

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Chef Murphy explains that a full 24 hours of marinating is key to making your lamb chops fall right off the bone.

Chef Wall

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Chef Murphy joins the ranks of The Daily Meal's famed chef wall.