A bounty of truffles.
Our Annual Truffle Dinners dates are set – reserve for November 15th through the 19th! Here’s our early report for Italy’s truffle regions: Very warm summer, with good rains in September. It’s the rains in September we like to see – we should be fine for truffles this year.
Food for Cooler Days
Summer’s in its final innings – we’ll see tomatoes and fennel flowers dwindle away when the rains come. The kitchen’s transitioning into cool weather food. Right now, our best pre-hibernation dishes are:
- Tortelloni of house-made ricotta and Fontina cheeses with brown butter, Delicata squash, hazelnuts, and sage
- Charcoal-grilled dry-aged Magruder sirloin with gremolata rustica, longcooked onions, roast mushrooms, and old aceto balsamico
- Warm apple tarte Tatin with cinnamon ice cream, whipped crème fraîche, and candied walnut
- In our cafe downstairs, Community Grains red flint Floriani polenta is back.