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Cyrus Chef's Tasting Menu, in Photos

kevin h May 17, 2007 12:33 AM

Since we were going to be up in the area for French Laundry, we decided to check out Cyrus, which had been getting rave reviews as of late. The two restaurants are often compared, though I didn't think Cyrus was quite up to the level of the Laundry. Nevertheless, Chef Keane definitely has a winner in his hands.

The menu in brief:
Canapés: Asparagus Tartare with Pickled Radish / Fava Bean Falafel with Harissa / Yamaimo Frittata with Pickled Mango Coulis
Amuse Bouche: Bigeye Tuna, Pickled Rramps, and Crème Fraîche
Supplement: Thai Marinated Lobster
1: "Steak & Eggs"
2: Chorizo Crusted Scallop
3: Rabbit Loin
4: Foie Gras
Intermezzo 1: Mango Lychee Puff
5: Veal
6: Cheese
Intermezzo 2: Lemon Lime Seltzer
7a: Rice Cream Sandwich
7b: Caramel Soup
Mignardises

See the following for more details and photos of all the food: http://blog.myspace.com/index.cfm?fus...

  1. gemster May 17, 2007 01:36 PM

    And how did you manage a tour of the kitchen? :)

    1 Reply
    1. re: gemster
      kevin h May 17, 2007 04:56 PM

      Just as the Maître d' Nick nicely. He'll take care of you. ;)

    2. RWCFoodie May 17, 2007 01:00 PM

      Thanks for the lovely photos - how much ahead did you have to book?

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      1. re: RWCFoodie
        kevin h May 17, 2007 04:55 PM

        We were fine booking a month in advance.

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