Valentine’s Day Menu 2012

Available Saturday, February 11th through Tuesday, February 14th

From the Deli

House Poached Wild Gulf Shrimp $24.99 / lb
Fresh Steamed Lobsters market price
Fresh Dungeness Crab Meat $34.99 / lb
Crab Cakes $7.99/ each
Seared Tombo Tuna Steaks with Olive Saffron Tapenade $9.99/ each
Slow-Roasted Wild Salmon with Citrus Fennel Salad $9.99 / each
Chicken Cordon Bleu $8.99/ each
Herb Roasted Root Vegetables with Garlic Oil $5.99 / lb
Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Herbs and Fontina $8.99 / each

From the Butcher and Seafood Case

Fresh Oysters (market price)
Paddlefish Caviar $30.00 / oz
California Osetra Caviar $75 / oz
Petrale Pinwheels with Fresh Herbs – ready to poach! $19.99 / lb
Prosciutto-Wrapped Scallop Skewers $24.99 / lb
Fresh Liberty Farms Duck Breasts $18.99 / lb
Pancetta-Wrapped Pork Tenderloins $14.99 / lb
Five Dot Ranch Filet Mignon $29.99 / lb
Estancia Rib Eye Steak $14.99 / lb

Valentine’s Wine Suggestions

n/v Monthuys Pere & Fils Champagne $29.99
Finding good Champagne under $30 is difficult, but finding a GREAT Champagne in that price range is nearly impossible. Monthuys is a small, independent grower-producer, dedicated to sustainable farming and honest winemaking. Produced from mostly Pinot Meunier, the Champagne shows pleasing hints of fruits and honey with a round and dry finish. A triple crème cheese like Brillat Savarin is a great match for this wine and a true indulgence!

n/v Pierre Moncuit Rosé Brut $49.99
Pink is the official color of Valentine’s Day so try this Rosé from Pierre Moncuit. This is made with Pinot Noir purchased in Ambonnay and added to a base of Grand Cru Le Mesnil Chardonnay. It’s relatively pale in color, as Moncuit prefers light rosés, and it shows a pungent burst of redcurrant and red cherry fruitiness while retaining the elegance of Le Mesnil. The finish is fresh and fragrant, supported by firm acidity and a brisk chalkiness, and its lively balance invites you to drink more of it.

2008 Luciano Landi “Gavigliano” Lacrima di Morro d’Alba $19.99
If a dozen long stem roses is too much of a cliché for you and your Valentine, try this amazing wine from Lucian Landi – the vinous equivalent of a bouquet of flowers. Lacrima, an indigenous Italian grape from Piedmont, makes light bodied red wine that smells uncannily like roses!

And check out our ideas for chocolates and other gifts that would make Cupid proud!

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