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Joel Robuchon at the Mansion

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Joel Robuchon at the Mansion

Lisa | Dec 8, 2005 05:21 PM

I had the 6 course tasting menu and DH decided to go all out and get the 16. They gave us copies of our menus and a bagette in a little shopping bag when we left. Let me see if I can remember what we ate w/o them. Some of the ones on the online menu sound like what we had, so don't be too impressed with my cutting and pasting of French.

First course

Le Citron
sa pulpe en gelée à la vanille et une crème anisée
Lemon gelée flavored with vanilla and topped with an anisette cream

They made me fresh tomato and baby scallops

My second course

ravioli made from turnip filled with radish and crab

We both had:

a soup with aromatic herbs

Le Veau
en côte au plat avec un jus gras et escorté de taglierinis de
légumes au pistou
Sautéed veal chop with natural jus and vegetable taglierinis
flavored with pesto

Le Bar
poêlé à la citronnelle avec une étuvée de jeunes poireaux
Pan-fried sea bass with a lemon grass foam and stewed baby leeks

Dessert was a dragon fruit filled with pineapple sorbet and assorted pastries and candies

There was also a choice of sorbet or ice cream in a sugar shell.

DH had the following in addition to mine, plus a few I don't recall:

Le Caviar Osciètre
et l'asperge verte aux feuilles de mélisse
Green asparagus topped with Oscetra caviar

Le Thon
en tartare, poivron rouge confit à la bergamote et au jambon
Tuna tartar, cold red bell pepper confit with bergamot and ham

La Grenouille
la cuisse en fritot à la purée aillée et au coulis de persil
Frog leg fritter with a light garlic purée and parsley sauce

Le Chou Vert
en raviole aux jeunes légumes mitonnés et foie gras de canard
Duck foie gras and spring vegetables in a green cabbage ravioli

La Semoule de Blé Dur
aux saveurs méridionales et à l'agneau confit
Confit of lamb with a Mediterranean flavored wheat semoule

Le Chocolat
coulant Araguani rafraîchi à la menthe poivrée
Melting Aragani chocolate with a hint of peppermint

Le Café express
Espresso

There was also a cheese cart, but we both passed on that since we were so full.

Dinner took 4 hours. We left the restaurant at midnight from an 8 o'clock reservation.

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