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by Nick & Suzy
April 3, 2002
From journal 2 nights in a Black Hole
Long Beach, California
March 23, 2002
Oven-steamed blue nose sea bass, served with pink grapefruit beurre blanc, and a medley of baby broccoli shoots, ruby crescent potatoes and shiitake mushrooms (21.50).
Balsamic and rosemary roast free-range chicken served with green apple risotto with cabbage and bacon and sautéed green beans (21.00),
Niman Ranch beef short ribs, braised with red wine, fennel and carrots, served with mashed potatoes, sautéed kale and horseradish crème fraîche (22.50).
House-made tortillas with greens and wild mushrooms, served with salsa asado, spicy tomato sauce, cuitlacoche (corn truffle), coconut rice and black beans (20.75).
Broiled Niman Ranch beef filet, sliced and served with sauce poivrade, shallot marmalade, chestnut, spinach & wild mushroom ragout and lentil pancakes (27.50).
Washington sturgeon filet, pan roasted with truffle emulsion sauce, served with house made tagliatelle, wild mushrooms, beets, and snap peas (24.75).
Broiled Niman Ranch pork chop served with Beaujolais herb butter, sautéed chard, wild mushrooms and creamy polenta with fried sage (22.00).
These folks don't just write great menus; they make food that tastes as good and is as beautiful to the eye as the descriptions they write.
From journal Lovely Mendocino
San Francisco, California
July 13, 2001
From journal Anniversary in Mendocino