Christmas Day Brunch Menu

Christmas Day Brunch 2009

 

Spiced Pear Mimosa, Mulled Wine or Cider, Hot Chocolate

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Happy, Happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childish days; that can recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, that can transport the sailor and the traveler, thousands of miles away, back to his own fire-side and his quiet home!

 

-Charles Dickens, The Pickwick Papers, 1836

 

First

Bakery Basket of Chai Coffee Cake, Blueberry Muffins, & Cinnamon Rolls

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Winter Baby Lettuces, French Breakfast Radishes, Benton’s Bacon; Creamy Gorgonzola

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Beet & Grappa-Cured Salmon; Ruby Red Grapefruit-Caper Vinaigrette

Mascarpone, Red Onion; Rye Toast

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She-Crab Bisque; Aged Sherry Drizzle, Smoked Paprika

 

Second

Seafood “Cobbler”: Scallops, Shrimp, Smoked Salmon, Roasted Winter Vegetables,

Mustard-Parsley Cream, Chive-Butter’d Puff Pastry

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Dijon & Herb-Crusted Pork Loin, Horseradish Applesauce;

Sweet Potato Hash, Local Cider-Clove Gastrique

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Caramelized Shallot & Tarragon-Braised Short Ribs, Weisenberger Mills Stone-Ground Grits with Lobster & Smoked Gouda, Rainbow Chard

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The following entrees are served with apple wood-smoked bacon & hash brown casserole

 

Buttermilk Waffle, Huckleberry-Port Syrup, Blis Maple Chantilly Cream

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Sweetwater Valley Cheddar, Roasted Vegetable, & Chorizo Strata

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Eggnog Croissant French Toast; Raspberries, Maple Syrup

 

Third

Milk Chocolate Pate; Vanilla Bean Crème Anglaise, Tangerine Caramel, Berries

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Sticky Bun Bread Pudding, Winter-Spiced Chantilly Cream

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Apple Tart, Cinnamon Mousse, Candied Walnuts; Buttermilk Crème Anglaise

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~ by elevatedsouthern on 2009/12/10.

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