Grand Café is celebrating the one-year anniversary of chef Alicia Jenish’s Misfit dinners, in which she presents monthly menus highlighting “misfit” proteins like octopus, geese, and rabbit. In honor of the anniversary, she’s returning where she began, to goat, with a special menu of à la carte items like goat tartare, and a goat sausage flatbread. See it all below.
FIRST ANNIVERSARY DINNER
Rio Vista Field Salad
Edible flowers, wild greens, spring onion soubise, almonds, pickled mushrooms 12.
Goat Sausage Flatbread
Beet hummus, goat milk cheese, mint salsa, fried beets, yogurt 14.
Delta and Field
Local oysters with pickled radish and cucumber, grilled goat merguez, lemon puree 16.
House made zatar cracker, fresh garbanzo salad, feta, harrisa, feta 16.
Mixed Goat Grill
Marinated leg, goat sausage, goat loin, grilled asparagus and spring onion bread salad 32.
Also, Grand Cafe is doing a new spring brunch menu, featuring things like a Dungeness crab cake Benedict, and a breakfast flatbread with bacon, brie, and a baked egg. There’s also a $14 bottomless mimosa option, and some new beer cocktails.
AND, Boxing Room is doing their second Beer Tuesdays event in conjunction with Ninkasi Brewing Company of Portland on March 19. See the menu for that below, and it will be $65 per person. More dinners will follow on the third Tuesday of every month.
Boxing Room Beer Tuesdays - March 19
Pickled Local Herring
shaved asparagus & carrots, raosted garlic aioli
Spring Reign, Northwest Pale Ale, 6%
thumbelina carrots, aged cheddar, mint
Renewale 2013, Extra Special Bitter, 5.8%
Oatis Braised Beef Shortribs
Swiss chard, barley, smoked trumpet mushrooms
Oatis, Oatmeal Stout, 7.2%
Douglas Fir Ice Cream
orange sponge cake, yogurt mousse
Tricerahops, Double IPA, 8.8%