Tuesday, March 16, 2010

A dinner to remember...

Hope you are hungry!   We opted for the 6 course Chef's tasting menu at the Fountain Restaurant with the wine pairing.  As promised, here's a pictorial journey of what we indulged in:

  • Savory Lobster Galette w/ Broccoli Rabe, Shellfish Reduction, Meyer Lemon Beurre Blanc, Paddle Fish Caviar paired with a French Champagne from 2007 

  • Sauteed Alaskan Halibut Cheek w/Fava Bean Tartare Crouton and Bouillabaisse sauce paired with an Italian White from 2006

  • Roasted Virginian Squab Breast w/candied Tokyo Turnips, Creamed Black Trumpet Mushrooms and a Green Peppercorn Jus paired with a Pinot Noir from France from 1999

  • Grilled Aged Sirloin Medallion w/Potato Gratin, Wilted Spinach, and natural Beef Reduction paired with a French Bordeaux from 2006

  • Mimolette Cheese w/Apple Tarte Tatin and Nutmeg paired with a 10 year old Tawny Port from Portugal
Ooops...we forgot to take a picture of this course!
  • Banana Chocolate Turnovers w/Butter Pecan Ice Cream paired with an Australian Semillon from 2007

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