MELISSE 2012

MELISSE 2012

California

Melisse

1104 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 395-0881
www.melisse.com
French

FOUR COURSE TASTING MENU – 2012

The environment there is very laid back and the servers are quite friendly. The food, as they deliver what they describe exactly. We had an amazing meal and an amazing experience overall. This is a real culinary treat.

Amuse Bouche

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Bread & Butter

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Santa Barbara Spot Prawn

Celtuce, razor clam, uni and geoduck
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White Asparagus

A single spear of white asparagus with morel mushrooms and some sort of magical buttery sauce that made me want to lick the plate.
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True Day boat Scallop “Rossini”

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Maine Lobster

Morel mushrooms, asparagus, toasted macadamia nut emulsion, jamón ibérico bellota
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Passion Fruit Soufflé Glacé

Coconut sorbet, pistachio and lemongrass.
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Petit Fours

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MELISSE

MELISSE

California

Melisse

1104 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 395-0881
www.melisse.com
French

10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY MENU – 2010

The 10 year anniversary menu was huge. Food is delicious but honestly it was too much food. We left feeling very full.

Amuse Bouche

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Egg Caviar

Lemon Crème fraîche, American caviar
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Duo of Hamachi & Tuna

Cucumber, truffle-lime-wasabi
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White Asparagus

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Tomato Soup

Tomato sorbet and tartare
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Seared Foie Gras

Murray farms cherries, pain d’epice, banyuls reduction
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Foie Gras Terrine

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Maine Lobster

Sweet corn agnolotti, chicken oyster, truffle froth
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Wild French Turbot

Peacock farm tomatoes, sourdough, sorrel emulsion, curried sabayon.
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Smoked Salmon

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Reblochon Tart

Petite salad, honey pepper gastrique
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Chocolate and Caramel Fondant

Hazalnut crumble, chocolate sorbet
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Strawberry-Rhubarb & Vanilla Yogurt

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Petit Fours

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