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A.R. Valentien Lunch Menu

July 2014

LOCAL LUNCH $27.00

Roasted Asparagus, Sunny Side Up Egg and Shaved Parmesan

Pancetta Wrapped White Shrimp with Roasted Eggplant and Garlic Puree, Smoked Tomatoes, Marcona Almonds

Apricot Custard with Lemon Verbena Granita and Almond Crumble

FIRST COURSE

Charcuterie Plate: Duck and Pistachio Terrine, Potted Short Ribs, Chicken Liver Pâté
House Made Pickled Vegetables and Mustards

Pizzetta with Cremini Mushroom, Fontina, Goat Cheese, Parsley and Lemon Salad

Minestra Soup with Mint, Basil, Olive Oil and Parmesan

Melted Eggplant, La Quercia Prosciutto, Cannellini Bean Purée, Hazelnuts and Boiled Lemon

Heirloom Melon, Black Mission Fig, Speck and Marcona Almonds

Butter Poached Maine Lobster with Spring Vegetable Salad, Tarragon Crème Fraîche

“Crab Louis” Crab Salad Stuffed Avocado, Louis Dressing, Sweet 100 Tomatoes and Soft Boiled Pullet Egg

Local Strawberry Salad with Quinoa, Green Kale,
Pickled Onions, Marcona Almonds, Humboldt Fog, Citrus Vinaigrette

SECOND COURSE

Chicken “Under a Brick,” Braised Cavolo Nero, Shaved Garlic and Chili Flakes

Panino of Oak Roasted Pork Loin, Romesco,
Arugula and Mesclun Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Smoked Brook Trout, Pickled Beets, Avocado, Shaved Radish, Ruby Grapefruit and Horseradish

Grilled Hanger Steak, Rocket Arugula, Marinated Tomatoes and Balsamic Vinegar

Organic Spaghetti with Lemon, Parmesan, Basil and Pine Nuts

Roman Style Duck Breast, Star Anise Braised Fennel, Pistachio and Preserved Orange Peel

Seared Ahi Caponata, Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Treviso

Roasted Swordfish and Cracked Coriander, Braised Celery Heart and Red Walnuts

DESSERTS

Apricot Custard
Lemon Verbena Granita, Almond Crumble

Milk Chocolate Panna Cotta
Chocolate Ice Cream, Chocolate Crémeux

Tropical Semifreddo
Sesame Seed Macadamia Nut Cake, Coconut Meringue,
Tropical Fruit Salad and Banana Sauce

Strawberry Clafoutis Tart
Strawberry Crème Fraîche Sorbet, Basil Sauce

Raspberry White Chocolate Cake
Raspberry Sorbet

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