Wednesday, January 28, 2009

a Valentine menu

Chefs Dana Tough and Brian McCracken have shared their Tasting Menu for February 14, and it looks terrific. From their notes:

Spur’s Valentine’s Day Tasting Menu ($80)
Enjoy an accompanying tasting of David Nelson’s Cocktail Pairings ($50)
or Wine Pairings ($40)

Amuse Bouche

Dungeness Crab Salad
poppy seed. meyer lemon. mascarpone

Pear Rum Swizzle
pear rum. falernum. lime. green chartreuse

Hudson Valley Foie Gras
pomegranate. olive. brioche.

French Tuxedo
gin. macvin blanc. lavender. grenadine

Sous Vide Butterfish
fennel. pickled grapefruit. lovage.

Lover's Lock
aperol. grapefruit. absinthe

Anderson Ranch Lamb Loin
licorice. sweet potato. ciopolinni onion

Uptown Old-Fashioned
rye whiskey. lillet. absinthe. bitters

Soft Chocolate
salted caramel. sassafras. rosemary.

Long Ride At Sunset
cognac. port. benedictine. peach bitters


Price per Tasting Dinner $80. $40 additional for wine pairings. $50 additional for cocktail pairings. Menu substitutions with at minimum of 24 hours notice please. Reservations being accepted now for this special night's tasting menu. 206/728-6706

-photo credit, Dessert at Spur, by Kristin Zwiers


1 comment:

scarnz said...

This looks great, as always. I love the food at Spur. Does anyone know what the amuse bouche was? for this dinner?