Degustation Series- 11.27.06...

Tonight's tasting was for two long time customers who thoroughly enjoy our cooking in epic proportion! They are always full of gratitude and accolades when it comes to describing our craft and talents in our cuisine. As customary, it becomes one of deep respect and admiration that we have an opportunity to cook for such folks, and thus, the inspiration follows. The menu du soire unfolded as this...

Warm Maine Lobster "Ragout"
Strugeon Caviar, Beet "Caviar", Potatoes, Lobster Essence
and a Shot of "Borscht Vodka"
Crispy Rabbit Confit & Truffle Composure
Pears, Endive, Celery Root Cake and Rose Hip Swipe
Seared Hudson Valley Foie Gras
Hawaiian Ahi Tuna "Pave", Cranberry Puree, 50 year-old Balsamic Condiment
Pumpkin Seed Brittle anda Foie Gras "Nage"
Pan Roasted Sea Scallop
Pumpkin Risotto, Pancetta, Oyster Mushrooms, Crispy Salsify
Micro Celery and Moroccan Streusel
Orange-Ginger Gelee, Grapefruit Confit and Mojito Ice
Green Olive & Onion Crusted Loin of Oregon Beef
Celeriac Puree, Crab Apples, Quinoa-Corn "Dauphine"
Valrhona Manjari "Silk"
Pear-Crepe Terrine, Pumpkin Brulee, Citrus Poundcake
Peanut Butter-Milk Chocolate "Bite"
Olive Oil Gelato
Salted Caramels, Concord Grape Pate de Fruits, Spiced Truffles
the evening finished in the grand fashion, albeit a bit short, as they ate quickly.
not tonight.
maybe a Black Berry-Lemon Verbena Eau de Vie next time...
bon soire for now!


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