The menu was small, but featured a range of enticing appetizers and entrees that featured seasonal ingredients. Obviously, the menu rotates and things are switched out, different flavor combinations are switched in, etc. By now, I should really know to take a photo of the menu or write down the exact thing I ate.
This was the best I got. HAHAHA. I know, awful. Dat side blur tho.
|Chicken Wings, honey, nigella seeds, cucumber|
|Squid, cucumber, spinach, tomatillo, zhug|
The squid appetizer accompanied by a sliver of tomatillo, cucumber, spinach, and some smatterings of zhug. Unfortunately, there were only three pieces of squid distributed on the plate...and I gave the last piece to my uncle. Selflessness. I should be sainted.
The squid was cooked perfectly. It wasn't difficult to chew, but had enough bite in it to balance well with the crunch of the cucumber, and the tenderness of the spinach. Additionally, I really admired the knife work done on the outer layer of flesh. It served the dual purpose of looking really neat and adding texture to an ingredient that would otherwise be textually boring. The zhug or skhug, a middle eastern type of hot sauce, wasn't too spicy, but added a nice kick of flavor to the three mild ingredients. The dish was satisfying and skillfully executed, but I wasn't too "wowed" by it. Especially given the price and the portion size, I think I would opt to try something else if I was given a second chance to look over the menu.
|Halibut, Seaweed, Barley, Root Vegetables|
|Lamb Shank, Baby Arugula, Sunchoke, Saffron, Pomegranate Seeds|
|Chocolate mousse, coconut, rooibos|
|Black Currant Curd, Vanilla, Fennel Meringue, Almond-Hazelnut Sable|
Price: $$$$$ of $$$$$
Repeatable: Yes, for special occasions.
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