Friday, October 24, 2008

hello again

Hello everyone, we have some things changing today. Actually it's the majority of the menu from apps to dessert. I had some fun with the tasting last week and got to try out some new dishes like a butternut squash "risotto" with maple marshmallow, roasted apple, mushroom confit, spiced air, and parmesan, this is one of the new dishes on the menu. Also one of my favorite cheeses ever is coming in today, the Jasper Hill Constant Bliss, it's a wonderful cheese that Jasper Hill uses to kinda show off their milk. well must be going have a very busy day ahead of me.

Friday, October 17, 2008

new cheese and the tasting menu return

ok so we have some new cheese coming today. We have the Old Quebec 8 year old cheddar and the Peaked Mountain Vermont Dandy. Both are really really good. I am also bringing back the $38 tasting menu, It's 4-5 courses and it is always fun to do. It's a bit more daring than what is on the menu and it gives the staff and I a chance to learn something new. Tonights menu is still a bit unknown but the dessert will be coach farms chevre frozen mousse with cherry, pistachio custard, pistachio powder, and cherry dipping dots. So come in and try it out.

Some other news I have been on a book spending spree lately. I stated before about Alinea but I also just got a book called Frozen Desserts by Francisco Migoya. If you ever wanted to make anything frozen this is the book, beautiful pictures and very solid recipes. Also just got A Day At El Bulli by the Adria brothers. Pretty cool stuff, I have El Bulli 1998-2002 and that is amazing but this is different because it goes through the daily process and you get to see the passion and the effort behind this wonderful restaurant. And coming out soon we have Under Pressure the new Thomas Keller book on sous vide cooking, The Big Fat Duck CookBook, and Natura by Albert Adria. This is just an amazing time to love reading cookbooks.

well I must be going
ps i will try to have pictures up soon and the menu I think is changing next week it is going to be very fun. I promise

Thursday, October 9, 2008

Some New Stuff

So I just go my copy of the Alinea cookbook and I must say it is absolutely amazing.

Sorry just had to get that out of my system.

Anyway back to the Wine Bar, we have some new cheese coming in on Friday and we just changed the menu. The new menu is on our website so check it out. As far as cheese I have the Consider Bardwell Rupert, the 2 year Shelbourne Cheddar, The Jasper Hill Bartlett Blue, Hope Farm Pierce Hill, and the Twig Farm Washed Wheel. We are changing the cheese menu up a little, I will now only carry 5 cheeses instead of 8 and we will change them every week or two. This way everyone will be able to try new things more often.

Well hope all is well out there and we will hopefully see you soon.