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Valentine’s Day “World of Food” Dinner at Downtown Kitchen + Cocktails
February 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm$55 – $75
For Valentine’s Day at DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails, Chef Janos Wilder and his culinary team have spanned the globe to find the greatest flavors in the world, reached into their archives for their best work, and created new dishes which are sure to become trendsetters. From Morocco to Mexico, Bangkok to Bologna, Sweet to Savory, this menu is sure to set hearts afire.
Dinner seatings start at 5:00. Selection of three courses is $55 per person or four courses for $75.00 per person (tax, gratuity and beverages additional).
HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY!
CHOICE OF FIRST COURSE
SAVORY BEIGNETS FOR THE SWEET AT HEART
doughnuts side by side: one with braised pork belly, the other with liquid foie gras gelee center; foie gras caramel, reduced port sauce + candied kumquats
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pickled ginger espuma, mushroom chips
CARPACCIO OF BEEF TENDERLOIN
truffled sea salt, preserved egg yolk, caramelized red onion aioli whole grain mustard, chives
THE WHIRLING DERVISH
Za’atar + yogurt pureed beets, toasted hazelnuts
goat cheese, babaganoush, roasted butternut squash, candied chick peas, blood orange vinegar
CHOICE OF SECOND COURSE (optional)
GIANT RABBIT, FENNEL + GOLDEN RAISIN RAVIOLI
black current scented mushroom brodo, watercress, blood orange, fennel fronds
SESAME SOFT SHELL CRAB WITH MACANESE STIR-FRIED RICE VERMICELLI + XO SAUCE
char siu, egg, carrot, red chili, bean sprouts, cilantro, ginger pickle
CITY OF GASTRONOMY ROAST PORCHETTA
stuffed w/ habanero pepita pesto, chili Colorado, frijoles maneado, salpicon of sherry vinegar scented salpicon
ROASTED PINK OYSTER MUSHROOMS + CORNBREAD PUDDING
bourbon mushroom + leek ragout, fennel, roasted small tomatoes
JEWELS OF THE SEA IN PUFF PASTRY
scallops, lobster, salmon, mussels in Nantua sauce with cauliflower puree, Romanesco, chive oil
FLORENTINE GRILLED BEEF RIB-EYE
creamy polenta, mushrooms marsala,, cherry/fennel mostardo, marsala mushrooms. pesto vinaigrette
PERSIAN TASTE OF LOVE
layers of rose almond semolina cake, pistachio cardamom buttercream, white chocolate ganache + candied rose petals, pomegranate arils and pistachio brittle
INDIVIDUAL DARK CHOCOLATE NUTELLA TART
brown butter crust, whipped chocolate nutella ganache, honey cognac cream, caramel, candied hazelnuts