Chef Melba

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Dinner Menu

We are committed to using seasonal & locally sourced farm fresh ingredients

       

First Bites

   
 

Peruvian Bay Scallops- RAW ½ dz, sweet and delicate with ponzu sauce, pico de gallo

  $11
 

Seasonal Ceviche -Lemon Criollo, Red Onion Shavings, Cilantro leaves

  $10
 

Albacore Tuna Tartare & Black Flying Fish Caviar -RAW- avocado pedestal, mango, habanero hint and yucca garlic chips 

 

$12

 

½ dz - Oysters on the Half Shell -RAW- served on ice - mignonette, horseradish cocktail, lemon

  $16
 

Blazing Mushrooms - hen of the woods mushrooms, curly peppers & garlic herb harrisa 

  $9
   Grilled Sword Squid - Beet & Cucumber Salad
  $11

Ruffage

 

Tuscan Kale - quinoa, tomatoes, chia seeds, and citrus vinaigrette 

  $10
 

Sweet Beet Bloom - ruby red pomelo bliss, baby mesclum, and goat cheese 

  $7
  Ancient Grain Farro and Poached Pear - compressed lettuces & champagne pear stilton vinaigrette    $9
 

Chopped Salad - garbanzo beans, kalamata olives, tomatoes, peppadewpPeppers         

 

$8

 

Lava of Heirlooms Tomatoes - assortment of summer tomatoes with 20 year old balsamic & virgin oil        

  $10
 

Soup of the Day - chef’s garden creation

 

$7

From the Sea

 
Petrale Sole - encrusted with almonds and caper lemon sauce
  $24
 

Wild Alaskan True Cod Fish & Chips - European batter, potato chips, curtido cabbage, malt vinegar

  $19
 

Artic Char - Quinoa Cake, heart of palms, Urugula Pesto, Buerre Rouge

  $28
 

Southern Ocean Butterfish - seared with misoyaki glaze, bok choy

  $28
 

Thai Coconut Broth - Bay Scallops, Fish, Calamari, Prawn, Conch, Kaffir & Farro Grain

  $25
 

 Pacific Corvina Sea Bass -Soft Eggplant, Sugar Snap peas & Jicama Salsa, Herbs

  $26
  Seafood Stew - fish of the Day, bay scallops, prawn in a fish fume       $23
 

Loup de Mer Whole Roasted Fish - seasoned with chef's garden fresh herbs 

 

$26

Pasta

       Little Strings Capellini - organic butternut squash & old school tomato, basil, sweet garlic          $17
  Mushroom Ravioli - grilled prawns with truffle mushroom sauce                                                             $23

Land 

  Pibil Adobo Lamb Shank - braised in aromatic bone marrow & vegetables   $27
 
Black Angus New York Steak -Gorgonzola Bourbon & Alpes Mountain Black Pepper Sauce
  $34
 
TenderGrass Farms Porkchop -Basted with Aromatic Mango Barbecue, Ginger, Lime, Lemongrass
  $24
 

Mallard Smoked Duck- Smoked Duck. Grape, Coriander, Black Olive Vinaigrette

  $26
 

Takeout is also available - call 310-376-2084, or Fax 310-376-7159
One check per table, please