Monday, February 11, 2008

Valentine eats

Just got the Valentine's Day menu for McCormick Cafe:

McCormick Café, Valentine’s Day
starting at 6 p.m. Six-course wine-pairing dinner, $125 per couple, groups will be accommodated

amuse- grilled diver scallop ceviche, glazed peaches, lavender-fennel puree -Cakebread Sauvignon Blanc

soup and salad- eggplant veloute with fig gastrique; julienne jicama, pomegranate, dates, butter lettuce, carmelized walnut vinaigrette -Boutari Moschofilero

appetizer- roasted pistachio and grilled porcini tar tare, white balsamic, rosemary flatbread -Durochoy Sancerre

fish entrée-balsamic strawberry-glazed, grilled Opa, toasted almond, red quinoa risotto, cardamom-molasses braised endive -Rombauer Chardonnay

beef entrée- butter-poached Kobe strip-loin, truffled Yukon gold mashed, black truffle aioli, grilled white and green asparagus -Orin Swift the Prisoner

dessert- bittersweet chocolate ravioli filled with roasted cranberries and hazelnut mascarpone served under a white chocolate coffee sauce -Laverriere Banyuls

reservation only call 255-9555 for details
chefs Steven Marsh and Jason Corbridge

Oh, man. It was worth $125 just to read that.


Anonymous said...

these guys know their food,this menu is superb.

Anonymous said...

Be sure to check out Cafe DeCamp. Jason Corbridge, McCormick Cafe's former head chef is opening his local foods based restaurant inside the refurbished Mamacita's building. I know it will be praiseworthy.