The Charleston lunch menu has been finalized. Here are some of the dishes you’ll find on the three-course, prix-fixe menu ($44 a person, more with paired wines) Feb. 23-26.
The first course includes:
Lobster soup with curry
Shrimp, andouille sausage, and real grits
Salad of artichoke, celery, basil, arugula, lemon
Mushroom tartlette, herb salad, 50-year sherry vinegar
Second course includes:
Grilled wild rockfish, mushroom fricassee, lemon beurre blanc
Creamy polenta, baby spinach, oyster mushrooms, crispy shallots
Steak tartare, grilled baguette, pommes frites
Benne-seed fried breast of chicken, spoon bread, haricots vert
Chilled tangerine consommé, citrus sorbet, and mint
Passion fruit crème caramel, almond tuile
Poached Bartlett pear tart, frangipane, brandied cherry ice cream.
If you’re feeling expansive, there’s also a five-course tasting menu ($68) that includes Hudson Valley foie gras, beef short ribs, and grilled sea scallops.
We’re definitely not in Lean Cuisine land anymore, Toto!