Monday, March 18, 2013

Chill Winston

March 18, 2013

Kangaroo Wellington: Loin wrapped in puff pastry. Pepperberry mousse, roasted yams - 2+

J's comment > surprisingly tender, pastry good

Mac & Cheese: 4 oz of gruyère, house-made bacon, roasted wild mushrooms - 2+

Marrow: Roasted organic beef bones with onion relish and crispy shallots - 2

J's comment > Marrow overwhelmed by the shallots; couldn't really taste the marrow

Stuffed Dates: Medjool dates stuffed with Humboldt Fog goat cheese, wrapped in smoked pancetta - 2

J's comment > dates were slightly overwhelming, could barely taste the cheese, and definitely not the pancetta

BBQ Duck & Chips - Korean BBQ duck with mandarin salsa, and fresh cilantro. Cabbage wraps and wonton chips - 2

Beet & mango salad: Salt-roasted baby beets, fresh mango, candied almonds, roasted vegetables, sherry vinaigrette - 2

J's comment > No mango as you can see on the salad, despite the description on the menu; we had to request the mango from the server

Beer tasting flight (top to bottom)

Longboat Chocolate Porter: Rich dark ale, with a distinctive chocolate finish - 2

Blue Buck: A deep amber coloured beer, crisp finish & delicate hop aroma - 2

Blanche de Chambly: White ale, partially fermented, spice and citrus. Chambly, Quebec - 2+

Naughty Aphrodite: Havana Club, Abricot du Roussillon, lemon juice, lemon sorbet simple syrup, orange bitters, Prosecco - 2

Terrazas De Los Andes Reserva Malbec: Mendoza, Argentina Freshly crushed violet owers envelop a deep core of jam preserves and ripened plums typical of Mendoza’s Vistalba region - 2

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