Hawiian Ono and Painted Hills KC Strip – Specials Oct 29 – 30

How good is Ono? Well, when the name of this rich, buttery, snow-white, silky-smooth textured, ultra-fresh fish literally translates from the Hawaiian language as “good to eat” it can’t be too bad! Ono is a long-bodied deep, cool water fish that is only found in the Hawaiian Islands. Normally, you won’t see it too often outside of the Islands, but since we pride ourselves in bringing in the cool stuff, you will be able to enjoy this day boat landed fish in Manhattan. This is so fresh that I can tell you the name of the boat that caught this fish yesterday!

Or perhaps you would prefer a thick, juicy, dry-aged, naturally-raised, bone-in KC Strip steak from Painted Hills Oregon. I have found their beef to be some of my favorite, with a nice balanced between the sweet, soft-textured corn-fed beef and the heartier grass-fed beef. Throw a great steak on a bed of truffled potatoes, and your close to perfection.

Even the special appetizer (which can be ordered separately from the prix fixe menu) is so good that it alone is worth coming out for. A Tarte Flambee is basically a small pizza from Alsace that has onions and fresh and aged cheeses. I made this for the Marcel Deiss wine dinner and I was so pleased with it that I knew I had to offer it as a special.

What a weekend!

Enjoy! – Scott

$8 Sushi – Thursday, October 28
Nigiri of Hawaiian Bigeye Ahi Tuna
Nigiri of Hawaiian Ono
Nigiri of New Zealand King Salmon
Shredded carrot with spicy shoyu dipping sauce

Specials – Friday, October 29
Soup – Tomato and Basil
Special – Ultra-fresh, Hawaiian Ono grilled with a ponzu glaze, finished with ginger beurre blanc sauce, served on a bed of lemongrass risotto and grilled zucchini.
wine pairing – Merry Edwards Sauvignon Blanc

Specials – Saturday, October 30
Soup – French Onion with authentic Gruyere
Special – Natural, bone-in KC Strip steak from Painted Hills Oregon, grilled with a Madeira glaze, served on a bed of white truffle mashed Yukon Gold potatoes and grilled asparagus.
wine pairing – Tor Howell Mt Cabernet Sauvignon

This Weekend’s Prix Fixe Menu
Amuse – Edamame with spicy shoyu
Starter – Tarte Flambee – an Alsatian onion pizza with creme fraiche, frommage blanc, gruyere de comte cheese, caramelized onions, sauteed fresh chanterelles and bacon.
Entrees – Hawaiian Ono ponzu-glazed, Natural KC Strip truffled potatoes
Dessert- Chocolate souffle cake with orange-scented caramel sauce and freshly whipped cream

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