First things first: We thought this post was a damn good excuse for a Talking Heads video, so enjoy it.
But here’s the deal… The Philadelphia Flower Show. You know of it and probably either love it or hate it. Either way, Patrice Rames of Patou contacted us about the restaurant’s Flower Shore prix-fie. Starting on Sunday, March 2nd, $30 per person will get you:
First Course (choice of)
Carrot Soup - with lobster, coconut milk and ginger
Spring Salad - with arugula, watercress, spring pea shoots, Begium endive, saffron jumbo lump crabmeat, heart of palm, grape tomato and tarragon lemon vinaigrette
Fricassée - with sautéed wild mushroom, creamy bordelaise sauce and truffle oil
Moroccan Plate - with hummus, eggplant caviar, chickpea and carrot salad, roasted beets and peppers, crispy pita chips
Second Course (choice of)
Parmesan and Rosemary-Crusted Pork Loin - with white bean cassoulet, carrots and onions
Bouillabaisse - with seared monkfish, mussels, jumbo shrimp, clams, crab leg, white potato, fennel, tomato, golden broth and saffron aioli crouton
French Chicken Breast - stuffed with spinach, goat cheese and prosciutto, with mashed sweet potato, caramelized apple and onions, and cognac green peppercorn sauce
Lemon Risotto - with pan-seared dayboat scallops, watercress , spring peas and asparagus
Dessert (choice of)
Nutella Chocolate Crepes - with orange blossom whipped cream
Apricot Lavender Praline Mousse Cake - with vanilla crème anglaise
A similar deal is available at Bistro St. Tropez as well.