Thanks to a recommendation from Berkelybabe, we ate at Boo Coo in Troy MI on Saturday evening. We didn't have reservations, but were able to be seated in the lounge (with full menu service) immediately. The food and the service were outstanding!
There were three of us for dinner, and we started with a seafood terrine, and a bottle of Trimbach Pinot Blanc. The wine list was small, but well chosen, and was entirely French and Italian (not a problem, IMO!)The seafood terrine was delicious, and had obviously been set up for three diners (three thin slices).
For entrees, we chose the braised short ribs on garlic mashed, with asparagus; the calves liver breaded with walnuts and pancetta and served on fontina polenta with a fig and carmelized onion sauce; and the duck breast with cippolini onions and brussel sprouts. All three were really good, but the calves liver and the short ribs stole the show from the duck breast (which could have been a bit more rare, for our taste). We had a 98 Crozes-Hermitage with our entrees.
Dessert was coffee and a lemon tart and an apple beignet on buttermilk panna cotta. The desserts, while competent, were the weakest part of the meal in my estimation. The bill was less than $150 (without tip); very reasonable for the amount of food and two bottles of good wine, along with dessert.
Highly recommended! Thanks for pointing us there.
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