December 2008

dinner pig

DECEMBER 31, 2008
SUNDAY BRUNCH

Red Leaf and Radish Salad
red oak lettuce, smoked tuna, red pepper dressing

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Liberty Farms Duck Confit and Sourdough Waffles
chilled broccolini, crimini mushrooms,
poached hen egg

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Baked Apples
shortbread cookies, raspberry whipped cream

DECEMBER 30, 2008

English Walnut Salad
red leaf lettuce, wild arugula
golden crisp apples, shaved celery
walnut vinaigrette

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Spiced Beef Hanger Steak
wild mushroom gravy
winter vegetable fricassee
house made egg noodle

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Lincolnshire Poacher
with pickled cabbage and melted onion tart

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Citrus Trifle
lemon sponge cake, vanilla anglaise
cara cara oranges

DECEMBER 29, 2008

Marble Potato & Bluelake Bean Salad
young watercress, frisee, hazelnuts, garlic puree
prosciutto di san daniele, quince vinaigrette

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Buttermilk Fried Chicken
braised red cabbage, cipollini onions
roasted red kiri squash with brown butter & garden sage

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Mt. Townsend Creamery’s Seastack
citrus honey marmalade
palladin toast

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Chocolate Brioche Bread Pudding
white chocolate pastry cream

DECEMBER 28, 2008

Winter Vegetable Fry
young broccolini, butternut squash
sweet onions, crimini mushrooms
black pepper aioli

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Elysian Fields Roast Leg of Lamb
glazed carrots and cauliflower, baby arugula
celery root & potato puree

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Cana de Oveja
cara cara oranges, blond frisee
and spiced almonds

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Sierra Beauty Apple Empanadas
fig conserve, caramel & sea salt

DECEMBER 27, 2008

Endive & Wild Arugula Salad
fra’mani soppressata, toasted almonds
dried cherries, rosemary, creamy pepper dressing

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Marinated Skirt Steak
roasted green onions, white cauliflower,
piquillo pepper, salsa rosa & delfina potatoes
lemon vinaigrette

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Jasper Hill Farms Winnimere
palladin soldiers
marshall’s farm honey

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Citrus Pound Cake
cara cara orange curd, california pistachios

DECEMBER 26, 2008

Salad of Baby Mixed Greens
winter radishes, pickled red onions, black olives
hobbs smoked bacon, mint, red wine vinaigrette

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Braised Beef Short Ribs
roasted parsnips, sweet carrots & celery root
cavolo nero, orecchiette

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Fromage de Meaux
mushroom ragout and palladin toast

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Raspberry Chocolate Crepes
chantilly cream

DECEMBER 25, 2008
CLOSED — MERRY CHRISTMAS

DECEMBER 24, 2008

Winter Radish & Citrus Salad
watermelon, black icicle and d’avignon radishes
blonde frisee, toasted pine nuts
meyer lemon vinaigrette

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Buttermilk Fried Chicken
baby spinach, french prunes, toasted walnuts
crisp scalloped sweet potatoes

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Valley Shepherd Creamery’s Oldwick Tome
fra’mani salami
pickled vegetables

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Fig & Date Bars
hazelnut coffee sauce
house made eggnog

DECEMBER 23, 2008

Green Lentil & Cotechino Salad
house-made pork sausage
butter poached leeks, pearl onions
shaved radishes, dijon mustard

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Liberty Farms Duck Breast
mushroom, celery & chestnut stuffing
brussels sprouts, french prunes
glazed shallots, salt-roasted potatoes

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Humboldt Fog
fruit preserves

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Vanilla Bavarian
chocolate afternoon cake
poached bartlett pears

DECEMBER 22, 2008

Catalonian Meatball Soup
savoy cabbage, tomato conserva, fideo
garlic puree, sweet carrots

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Herb Crusted Lamb Sirloin
tfl garden kale, cinderella pumpkins
red wine date puree, roasted russet potatoes
fresno chilis, green onions

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Pt. Reyes Farmstead Cheese Co.
Monty’s Reserve

quince paste

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Vanilla-Caramel Ice Cream
candied walnuts and graham crackers

DECEMBER 21, 2008

Chickpea & Broccoli Salad
tfl garden romanesco broccoli
cauliflower florets, white anchovies
chili vinaigrette

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Italian Holiday Fete
beef short ribs, seared cotechino
braised capon, veal and brisket
green lentils with winter root vegetables

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Sottocenere
living butter lettuce

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Chocolate Brioche Bread Pudding
toasted hazelnuts, gianduja cream

DECEMBER 20, 2008

Bibb Salad
crispy prosciutto, pickled baby fennel
pomegranate seeds, pickled red onions
grated piedmont, horseradish vinaigrette

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Snake River Farms Beef Tri-Tip
tfl garden kale, pumpkin squash puree
herbed barley with oyster mushrooms

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Cowgirls Creamery’s Pierce Point
beet & apple compote
toasted palladin

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Sierra Beauty Apple Crumble Cake
candied walnut ice cream
caramel sauce

DECEMBER 19, 2008

Winter Garbure
tfl garden dino kale, cinderella pumpkins
rancho gordo beans, baby carrots
celery root

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Snake River Farms Roast Pork Tenderloin
oyster mushrooms, boulangere potatoes
tokyo turnips with garden tarragon

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The Cheese Board
marshall’s farm wildflower honey
candied walnuts

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Red Wine Poached Pears
chantilly cream
anise cookies

DECEMBER 18, 2008

Salad of Petite Romaine Hearts
soft boiled eggs, pickled red onions
palladin croutons, marinated white anchovies
creamy garlic dressing

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Bone-in Braised Beef Short Ribs
tfl garden cinderella pumpkins
baby arugula, fennel bulb
cipollini onions, pearl barley

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Cana de Oveja
sliced apples, fuyu persimmons
toasted almonds, young frisee

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Churros
spiced chocolate sauce
vanilla pastry cream

DECEMBER 17, 2008

Spanish Chorizo and White Bean Soup
savoy cabbage, young carrots, flageolet beans
golden beets, haricots verts

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Colorado Lamb Top Sirloin
sautéed castelfranco, belgian endive, young frisee
french prunes & toasted quinoa
with mandarin preserves

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Everona Dairy’s
Piedmont

stacy’s jam

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Assorted Gelato
martha’s cookie
tko cookie crumble, peanut brittle

DECEMBER 16, 2008

Red Kiri Squash & Smoked Mozzarella Fritters
little gem lettuces, pickled baby fennel

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Wagyu Beef Flat Iron Steak
risotto, butter-braised leeks
arugula, tondo balsamico
fried sunchokes with romesco sauce

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The Cheese Board
palladin toast and pear butter

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Buttermilk Panna Cotta
roasted chestnuts
sesame brittle

DECEMBER 15, 2008

Frisee and Watercress Salad
k & j orchard fuyu persimmon, kalamata olives
pickled peppers, shaved parmesean
creamy pepper dressing

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Buttermilk Fried Chicken
haricots verts, toasted almonds
cannellini bean ragu with spanish chorizo

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MouCo Cheese Co’s
Camembert

medjool dates
toasted pecans

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Lemon Pound Cake
ortiz raspberries

DECEMBER 14, 2008

Roasted Beet Salad
smoked salmon, shaved celery, belgian endive
lemon cream, citrus

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Snake River Farms Pork Short Ribs
savoy cabbage, cippolini onions, prunes
rutabaga puree and roasted fingerling potatoes

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Doddington
fuji apples, toasted walnuts
marshall’s farm honey

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Warm Chocolate Brownies
cranberry sauce
spiced cream

DECEMBER 13, 2008

Roasted Beet Salad
smoked salmon, shaved celery, belgian endive
lemon cream, citrus

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Snake River Farms Pork Short Ribs
savoy cabbage, cippolini onions, prunes
rutabaga puree and roasted fingerling potatoes

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Doddington
fuji apples, toasted walnuts
marshall?s farm honey

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Warm Chocolate Brownies
cranberry sauce
spiced cream

DECEMBER 12, 2008

Winter Vegetable Salad
grilled romaine hearts, castelfranco radicchio
celery root, d’avignon radishes, baby carrots
white anchovies, horseradish vinaigrette

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Angus Beef Blade Steaks
rainbow chard and speck ham gratinata
hen of the woods mushrooms & sage
rutabaga, walnuts

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Pt. Reyes Blue’s
Monty’s Reserve

fennel agrodolce, palladin toast

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Blood Orange Savarin
citrus semi-freddo, pistachios
honey sesame brittle

DECEMBER 11, 2008

Mushroom & Beef Barley Soup
braised beef, mixed mushrooms
sweet capsicums, brussels sprouts leaves
house made pepper bread sticks

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Snake River Farms Kurobuta Pork Rack
braised leak bread pudding, carrot stew
nettle puree, roasted chestnuts

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Ubriaco del Piave
apple-beet compote

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Bavarian with Stewed Quince
graham cracker cookie and spiced syrup

DECEMBER 10, 2008

Honeycrisp Apple & Persimmon Salad
on lola rosa with spiced pecans, pomegranate seeds
roasted shallot vinaigrette

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Buttermilk Fried Chicken
roasted cauliflower and broccoli romanesca
macaroni and squash gratin

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Pedrozo Dairy & Cheese Co.’s
Northern Gold Cheddar

soda crackers with herbs
mandarin jelly

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Mud Pie
vanilla ice cream, chocolate and caramel sauces
tko cookie crumble

DECEMBER 9, 2008

Galician Style Soup
broccoli rabe, russet potatoes, white beans
turnips with tops, smoked ham hock

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Liberty Farms Duck Breast
spiced honey apples, caramelized endive
carolina rice with spanish pardina lentils

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The Cheese Board
palladin toast and citrus marmalade

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Chocolate Budino
honey whipped cream
pistachio cookie

DECEMBER 8, 2008

Broccoli Rabe & Roasted Olive Salad
blood orange rounds, braised garlic
toasted walnuts, duck confit

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Smoked Pork Tenderloin with Manila Clams
crispy polenta, saffron, sweet pepper stew
larotte potatoes, capers, fried nettles

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Sally Jackson Goat
roasted cipollini onion jam
young arugula

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Sierra Beauty Apple & Olive Oil Cake
dulce de leche
mascarpone mousse

DECEMBER 7, 2008
SUNDAY BRUNCH

Smoked Pork and Potato Fritters
wild mushrooms, green onions, black pepper créme fraiche
frisee & watercress salad

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Midwestern Beef Skirt Steak
With Flamenco Eggs

sweet pepper stew, steamed broccolini
josh anstey’s hen eggs with migas

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Almond & Olive Oil Tart
molasses-poached d’anjou pears, almond & mint crema

DINNER

Poached Albacore Tuna
pistachio pesto, cannellini beans, red onions
wild fennel, lemon vinaigrette

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Marinated Beef Sirloin Tip
sautéed mushrooms, baby arugula
sweet onion rings, duck fat potatoes

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The Cheese Board
malden flatbread

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D’Anjou Pear Tart
sbrizalone and almond cream

DECEMBER 6, 2008

Salad of Baby Mixed Greens
pomegranate seeds, pickled red onions
fra’mani salami, fuji apples
roasted shallot vinaigrette

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Spiced Hanger Steak
broccolini, anchovy, fried garlic
chili, sesame seeds,
buttered barley with golden beet

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Mona
marshall’s farm wildflower honey
candied walnuts

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Buttermilk Panna Cotta
blueberry sauce
vanilla crisp

DECEMBER 5, 2008

Empanadas Two Ways with Crisp Vegetable Salad
cavolo nero, goat cheese
golden raisins and pine nuts
pork belly with mushrooms and migas

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Braised Beef Stuffed Piquillo Peppers and Assorted Tapas
fried sunchokes on romesco sauce
marinated anchovies with hen egg
spanish style tortilla
with house chorizo and melted onions

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Idiazabal
marinated olives, pickled pearl onions

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Beignets
chocolate suace, citrus jam
vanilla cream

DECEMBER 4, 2008

Watercress & New Potato Salad
steamed mussels, hobbs smoked bacon
shaved celery & celery hearts
saffron vinaigrette

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Duck Breast
with Hand-Cut Pappardelle
black cabbage, sweet carrots,
spiced sausage, chili flakes, garden tarragon
cauliflower, raisins, pinenuts & breadcrumbs

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Cheese Board
pear butter
palladin toast

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Baked Alaska
chocolate pearl ice cream
citrus sponge cake, italian meringue

DECEMBER 3, 2008

Lentil & Sweet Potato Soup
beet greens, smoked ham hock, cippolini onions
capezzana olive oil

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Marinated Beef Flank Steak
mushroom conserva, king richard leeks
creamy polenta with sweet pepper hache

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Pantaleo
bibb lettuce, pickled celery root
tondo balsamico

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Lemon Bars
candied citron
chocolate garnish

DECEMBER 2, 2008

Salad of Living Butter Lettuce
soft-boiled eggs, crispy prosciutto
shaved red onions, black olives
oven dried tomatoes, roasted garlic vinaigrette

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Beef Short Rib Pot Roast
sweet carrots, purple-top turnips
fingerling potatoes, brussels sprouts
celery root, horshradish salsa verde

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Mona
marshall’s farm wildflower honey
toasted pecans

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Fruit Bands
vanilla pastry cream
valhrona chocolate

DECEMBER 1, 2008

Roasted Beet & Leek Salad
baby red, golden and chioggia beets
torn garlic croutons, pt. reyes reserve
fines herbes & beet vinaigrette

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Buttermilk Fried Chicken
brussels sprouts, toasted hazelnuts
d’anjou pears, haricots verts
young sweet potatoes

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Sally Jackson Goat
poached currant and pumpkin seed relish
palladin toast

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Warm Chocolate Brownie
peanut mousse and brittle

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