Wednesday, July 28, 2010

August at August (Restaurant)

Got wind of this via Eater. What caught my eye was Marco Pierre White's name, and I guess this is the closest I can get to tasting his food without having to cross the pond.

August at August

Running the entire month of August

August Celebrates our Namesake Month by Honoring the Historical Evolution of European Cuisine with a Month of Special Menus and Beverage Selections.

Join us throughout the entire month of August when we celebrate our namesake month by paying tribute to the major contributors who have influenced the evolution of European cuisine from the 1500s to present day. Please see our NEWS page for more information.

The Influence of Catherine de Medici's Court
From Sustenance to Entertainment

Heirloom Tomatoes $13
Robiolo Bosina and basil
Traminer, Sant Elena, 2008, Delle Venezie, Italy $15

White Lasagna $22
Artichokes, ricotta, white anchovy, pane fritto
Vin de Pay d'Oc, Valensac, 2008, Pay d'Oc, France $9

Market Berries $8
Mosto Cotto Zabaglione
Passito del Veneto, Bure Alto, 2001, Veneto, Italy $18

The Legacy of Marie-Antoine Careme
The Godfather of Haute Cuisine

Rabbit a la Allemande $26
Braised leg, roasted rack, morel vol au vent, pistachios
Chinon Rose, Couly Dutheil, 2009 Loire, France $12

Cherry Gateau $10
Vanilla chiffon, chocolate mousse, market cherries
Port, Sandeman Founders Reserve, Jerez, Portugal $14

George Auguste Escoffier: Creator of the Modern Kitchen Brigade
"The Emperor of Chefs and the Chef of Emperors"

GARDE MANGER: Salade de Homard Clarence $MP
Chilled lobster, curry mayonnaise, apple, tarragon, watercress
Riesling, Weingut Barundlmayer, 2008, Kamptal, Austria $15

POISSONNIER: Filets of Fluke St. Germaine $24
Pommes parisienne, bearnaise
Quincy, Domaine Lecomte, 2008, Loire, France, $13

ROTISSIEUR: Cailles al a Dauphinoise $25
Roasted quail, peas, farm lettuces
Coteaux du Languedoc, Ferri Amoud, 2007, Languedoc, France $10

PATISSIER: Peaches Melba $10
Poached peaches, raspberries, creme fraiche semifreddo
Sauternes, Chateau Gravas, 2005, Bordeaux, France $14

Jean-Marie Arzak and Marco-Pierre White
Great Influences of Modern Cuisine.

WHITE: Ballontine of Pigs' Trotters $12
Crispy pigs' trotters terrine, sweetbreads, roasted mushrooms, onion jus
Gamay Granits, Domaine Perriere, 2007, Loire, France $12

ARZAK: Merluza en Salsa Verde con Almejas $25
Poached hake, parsley, clams
Albarino, Ponte Da Barca, 2009, Rias Baixas, Spain $9

WHITE: Classic Lemon Tart $8
Moscatel, Laudate Dominum, 2005, Navarra, Spain $10


Here's MPW cooking up trotters for Raymond Blanc many years ago (prep for trotters starts at the 6 min mark):

(might as well post the whole episode)

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