downstairs dinner menus for the week of August 14-19, 2017

Monday, August 14 $75
Chèvre soufflé with haricots verts and frisée salad with sweet pepper vinaigrette
Richard Olney’s porc roti au fenouil avec crépinettes: Grilled pork loin
with wild fennel and garlic crépinettes, roasted figs,
and fried Mountain Rose potatoes
Blackberry ice cream with peaches and Lindsey’s almond torte

Tuesday, August 15 $100 A Menu for Fanny
Lobster and summer tomato salad with basil mayonnaise
Chanterelle and black truffle risotto
Grilled and braised Cattail Creek Ranch lamb with fried eggplant and zucchini,
Bob’s green beans, and mesclun salad
Nectarine and mulberry ice cream bombe

Wednesday, August 16 $100
Tomato carpaccio with roasted peppers, hand-pulled mozzarella, and tapenade
Spaghetti alla chitarra with Monterey Bay squid braised in the fireplace
with red wine and wild fennel
Grilled breast and confit leg of Sonoma County duck with Black Mission fig sauce,
Bob’s romano beans, crispy potatoes, and roasted Copra onions
Île flottante with strawberries and raspberries

Thursday, August 17 $100
Cherokee Purple tomato gazpacho with lemon cucumbers
and squash blossom fritters
Steamed wild king salmon with roasted fennel and sauce mousseline
Grilled Wolfe Ranch quail alla peperonata with fresh shell beans
and summer squash stuffed with herby breadcrumbs
Blackberry and peach shortcake

Friday, August 18 $125
Green bean, shaved sweet pepper, and chanterelle salad
with toasted coriander vinaigrette and prosciutto
Petite bouillabaisse of Pacific fish with rouille and wild fennel
Grilled Paine Farm squab au poivre with summer vegetable tian, corn fritters,
and rocket salad
Plum galette with ginger ice cream

Saturday, August 19 $125
Lobster salad with tomato gelée, lemon cucumbers, basil, and aïoli
Corn and amaranth soups with sheep’s-milk ricotta and summer savory pudding
Grilled Magruder Ranch grass-fed beef rib eye with anchovy butter,
charred New Girl tomatoes, shoestring potatoes, and watercress
Fig feuilleté with wild fennel ice cream