Springtime means many things to many people, but to me what always stands out is fresh morel mushrooms! We will have our tempura morel mushrooms with fire-roasted red pepper sauce, fresh, first-of-the-season Alaskan Halibut with morels, and I brought back those USDA PRIME KC Strips to serve with sauteed morel mushrooms. The mushrooms will bump up the price of the specials a little this weekend, but they are worth it!
I have a new wine by the glass that I am simply in love with. Rozeta Corbières an old vine carignon from Languedoc, France. This wine is spicy, full-bodied, but still elegant, and since it works well with morel mushrooms (I know this from personal experience today), it is the perfect wine for this weekend. Check it out soon, as we only have a few cases in Kansas.
There are still a few spots open for the Rombauer wine dinner. I think you will be very sad if you miss this dinner and hear about it from your friends and coworkers.
Mother’s Day is coming up soon. We are always open on Sundays for dinner, but are also open for brunch that day. This is the last brunch we offer this year, and perhaps the last time I will offer brunch again (my staff are really not morning people!).
Enjoy! – Scott –
Special Entrees – Friday and Saturday
Soup -tomato and basil soup
Special – Fresh Alaskan Halibut pan-seared and finished with sauteed fresh morel mushrooms, shallots and thyme, on a bed of sweet pea risotto, grilled asparagus.
wine pairing: De Westhof South African Chardonnay
Special – Black Angus USDA PRIME KC Strip steak grilled and finished with sauteed fresh morel mushrooms, shallots and thyme, roasted garlic mashed red potatoes, grilled asparagus.
wine paring – Rozeta (old vine Carignon) Corbières France
This Weekend’s Prix Fixe Menu
Amuse – chilled sweet pea soup
Starter – Fresh, wild, morel mushrooms tempura with fire-roasted red pepper aioli sauce, lemon and parsley
Entree – Alaskan Halibut with morels and Prime KC Strip Steaks
Dessert – Belgian Chocolate Terrine with fresh raspberry and mint whipped cream