valentine’s day dinner  

thursday, february 14th, 2019

$69/person & $99 with wine pairing        

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truffled cauliflower soup w/ a floating grilled sandwich of parma prosciutto & italian truffle cheese

or

millarckee farm’s organic green salad w/ mountain apple vinaigrette & curried pecans

or

artisanal three cheese sampler w/ homemade crackers, fruit & nut compote

or

oysters rockefeller: mill creek n.c. oysters* baked in the shell w/ spinach, bacon & hollandaise

or

celebrity dairy goat cheese & baked phyllo napoleon w/ wild mushrooms, spinach, pine nuts & balsamic syrup

or

n.c. tuna* springroll w/ local purple cabbage slaw, sesame seeds, chili oil & spicy mustard aioli

or

lamb bolognese w/ mint-ricotta ravioli & petit herb salade

or

seared labelle farm’s foie gras ‘blt’ w/ candied bacon, arugula & house-pickled tomatoes ( $5 surcharge)

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n.c. rainbow trout amandine w/ roasted potatoes, green beans, spinach, almonds & manzanilla sherry

or

pan roasted n.c. monkfish dusted w/ smoked paprika, yukon potato-celeriac mashers & cape cod oyster stew

or

cast iron skillet crisped poulet rouge breast w/ orzo risotto, prosciutto, salsify, hedgehogs & foie gras-porcini jus

or

grilled house-smoked local pork tenderloin w/ n.c. shrimp ‘n grits, country ham, onion confit & redeye gravy

or

huevos rancheros:sunny-side up local farm eggs, refried black beans, tortillas, queso cotija, radish & salsa verde
(w/ or w/out chorizo)

or

grilled wild salmon* w/ french lentils, asparagus, arugula, onion rings & grapefruit beurre blanc

or

braised beef shortribs on rice noodles w/ shiitakes, crunchy veggies, toasted peanuts & lemongrass-ginger broth

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pine knot farm’s sweet potato pound cake w/ crème fraiche ice cream, maple syrup & pecans

or

local peach sorbet w/ butter cookie

or

warm chocolate chiffon cake bread pudding w/ vanilla ice cream

or

elaine’s warm chocolate cake w/ dulce de leche ice cream

or

local arkansas black apple crisp w/ walnut streusel & cognac ice cream

or

artisanal three cheese sampler w/ homemade crackers, fruit & nut compote

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please inform your server of any food allergies or aversions. eat undercooked or raw items at your own risk*

454 w. franklin street, chapel hill, nc 27516       (919 ) 960-2770      on the web @ www.elainesonfranklin.com