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Melisse- Classic French

Last night we went with friends that love Paris for dining as much as we do for the Carte blanche Menu at Melisse.

GREEN APPLE CONSOMME'
Green Apple Caviar, Green Apple Froth

FENNEL FLAN
Orange Gelee, Cashew Froth

CRONES-TRUFFLE VELOUTE
Lobster Consomme, Pickled Pears, Maine Crab

EGG CAVIAR
Poached egg, Lemon Chive Creme Fraiche and American Osetra Caviar

DUO OF MELISSE FOIE GRAS
Date Confiture, Pink Lady Apples, Huckleberry Gastrique

MAINE LOBSTER BOLOGNESE
Fresh Cappelini, Basil, Truffle Froth

CRISPY DAURADE "EN ECAILLES"
Porcini Mushroom Daube, Anson Mills Polenta, Endives

HAY BAKED CHICKEN
Brown Butter Potato Puree, Winter Root Vegetables, Albufera Sauce

SUCKLING PIG "TETE au PIED"
Cippolini Onion, Celery Root Fondant, Maderia Jus

FROMAGE

HOMEMADE VANILLA YOGURT
Strawberry Sorbet

FROZEN PASSONFRUIT SOUFFLE
Pistachio, Coconut, Lemongrass Broth

CHOCOLATE, CHOCOLATE, CHOCOLATE

Dinner lasted 5 hours. We all felt the food was fantastic!

The Wines were:
Pegau 05
Beaucastel 97
D' vogue "M" 88
Cheval 83
Pressac 59

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    1. and now 5 hours at the gym

      1. Sounds great...but no chocolate dessert course?

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        1. re: sku

          Oops I forgot to add the Chocolate till just now?

          1. re: russkar

            Can you give more of a description of the chocolate? Was it a chocolate three ways type of thing?

            1. re: sku

              Choc Ganache on Banana Parfait, Choc Souffle, Choc ? Still in Coma and can't remember?

        2. that sounds amazing. now I know where all the passion fruits went from wed. market.....I was too late. glad they went to a good cause

          1. how distinct were the huckleberries, russkar?