Flavor Excursions #16

This Second installment of Steak & Whiskey was prepared with Painted Hills Beef, with guest Chef Shane Devereux on course 2. Course 1 ITALY Layered Beef carpaccio [diced onion.lemon aioli,arugula, tiny croutons ] Course 2 VIETNAM Chao Course 3 England Beef Wellington Course 4 US Roasted strip loin shaved paper thin served in au jus […]

Flavor Excursions #15

This months menu: #15 FE Float into Fall Sweet Beet/horseradish granita with spicy grilled shrimp and blue cheese. Duck n Foie gras terrine with our pickles n mustard. *Turkey &Duck sausage PBR poached with Pear and White salad ( pear, cucumber, frisse, celery root),creamy pistachio dressing. Smoked BBQ Ox tail w marinated Pumpkin slaw, ricotta […]

Flavor Excursions #7 French night

With skills learned at Atmosphere Bistro this dinner was a great success. Snack: mussels (moules) with lemon/ fennel cream. Course 1 Cauliflower soup with sweet tomato gelee. Course 2 Crawfish n shrimp Thermidor, truffled mushrooms Course 3 Foie trio Foie Gras/ strawberry Torchone w/ mango Chicken liver mousse/blueberry Course 4 Roasted lamb with Arugula, radish, […]

Flavor Excursions #5 Steak & Whisky

This dinner was great! Five courses of beef prepared five different ways via five different cuisines (French, Japanese, Argentina, American, Moroccan)

Flavor Excursions #3 Fried Chicken and Saki.

This was one of my favorite menus!

Flavor Excursions #6 Asian night

This 11 course Asian dinner was a smash! Amuse bouce – Cherry with pickled ginger and mint. 1. Snapper, Snowcrab and Salmon roe roll. 2. Chilled scallop shashimi w green onion, daikon radish, hoisin dressing. 3. Panang curry Chicken  dumplings. 4. Foil roasted Mataki mushroom. 5. Cilantro, radish BBQ ribs. 6.  Asian greens w shitake […]

Flavor Excursions #14 ‘Italian Night II’

Approaching in March, Flavor Excursions revisits Italy! Hears a look at whats to come….. Olive oil poached Tuna and quail egg bruschetta Polenta w cheese and anchovies Grilled squid over shaved fennel, lemon and arugula. Grilled Trevisso w grapes, pine nuts, cheese, crispy prosciutto and balsamic, Spinach n ricotta stuffed pasta, with creamy salt cod […]

Flavor Excursions #12 Valentines Seafood dinner.

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What an evening, filled with great food, libations and fun people. Take a look at the menu: Course 1 Mussel Bisque Course 2 House cured Sturgeon with caviar and black pepper/dill sour cream . Course 3 House smoked Trout and arugula bruschetta. Course 4 Poached Salmon balls with creamy spinach. Course 5 Curried Swordfish with […]

Flavor Excursions #1Italian Dinner

Italian Dinner was a blast! Thanks everyone for coming. -Fried olives stuffed with sausage -Polenta cubes with shrimp and tomato -Red wine braised Goat -Salt cod gratin with fennel and onions -Roasted pumpkin with golden raisin and chipolini onion. -Spinach with gigante beans, grated ramono cheese and lemon breadcrumbs. Dessert: -Blueberry and marscepone cheese filled […]

Flavor Excursions #11 BBQ, Bourbon and Beer

January 17th 2013 This month we will be showing our grill skills with some delicious BBQ specialties. Jerk Ribs, citrus grilled chicken , and BBQ turkey wings along with some delicious side dishes will be featured.     Menu: Jerk pork ribs Mango BBQ turkey wings Citrus BBQ chicken. Fingerling Potato/arugula, dijon salad. Grilled veggie […]