Friday, August 27, 2010

Brunch for Dinner Dinner!

Another dinner came and went, and if you missed it... well that means you're a sucker. Why? Because we never repeat dishes! So shame on you. How are you going to explain that to your taste buds???

Fret no more, we do one every month! So while you may have missed out on the past deliciousnesses... you need not miss more. Take a look at what we're dishin' up next:

Join us Saturday, September 18th, at 4, 6, and 8pm for a Three Course Prix Fixe featuring everyone's favorite meal for dinner: Brunch! Guests will enjoy:

Sausage Gravy & White Truffle Biscuit Bites (optional appetizer)
Cocoa-Buckwheat Crepe with Mushroom Marsala Sauce
Spinach-Parmesan Quiche with Caramelized Shallot -OR-
Chocolate-Glazed Bacon & Chive Waffle with Chile Maple Syrup
both served with Roasted Rosemary Potato & Chile Burnt Caramel Hollandaise
White Chocolate Blackberry Shortcake with Whipped Vanilla Bean Creme Fraiche

This menu is epic! I don't think we've served so many delicious carbs in one meal before! While its still 3 weeks away, don't wait because we sell these babies out! Call the cafe for reservations: 619.578.2984. Until then, check out the plates from our last date!

Appetizer: Chocolate-glazed Bacon-wrapped Dates

First Course: Heirloom Tomato and Goat Cheese Brulee with White Chocolate Balsamic Sauce

Entree: Heirloom Veggie Ratatouille with White Chocolate Bechamel

Entree: Hickory Smoked Chicken Salad with Cocoa Nib and Kiojo Grape

Dessert: Grilled Stonefruit Cobbler with Cocoa Nib Crust and Whipped Creme Fraiche

Friday, August 6, 2010

Summer Garden Feast

We've got another Prix Fixe Chocolate Tasting Dinner comin' at ya... and its only two weeks away! Tuck in cocoa kiddies, this one's all deliciousness, because we're celebrating the bounties of heirloom vegetables grown here in our own Golden State. Take a look:

Join us on Saturday, August 21st, at 4, 6, or 8pm, for a bounty of chocolate-infused vegetarian faire! For just $25, guests may join us to enjoy:

Cocoa-glazed Bacon-wrapped Dates (optional appetizer)

Heirloom Tomato & Goat Cheese Brulee with White Chocolate-Balsamic Drizzle

Heirloom Vegetable Ratatouille Timballo with White Chocolate Bechamel -or-
Kyoho Grape and Herb Roasted Chicken Salad over Grilled Brioche with Candied Cocoa Nib

Seasonal Stonefruit Cobbler with Lavender-Vanilla Bean & Cocoa Nib Crust and Whipped Creme Fraiche

And if you missed the last dinner, well you missed out! Take a look at these yum-yums:

Starter: Beef Albondigas with White Wine-Tomato Sauce

First Course: Roasted Tomato Gazpacho with Green Apple and White Chocolate-Olive Oil Crostini

Entree: Smoked Gouda Sausage and Shrimp Paella with Burnt Caramel-Paprika Sauce

Dessert: Blood Orange Olive Oil & Almond Torte with Dark Chocolate Olive Oil Sauce