Friday, May 02, 2003


Friday, May 2, 2003 A Menu For Peace

Ruby grapefruit and wild fennel salad, $8.25
Star Route Farm Little Gems with beets and green goddess dressing, $8.50
Willey Farm cucumbers with spring onions, anchovies, and olives, $7.75
Full Belly Farm asparagus with pickled artichokes, rosemary, and egg, $8.75
Half Moon Bay sand dab baked in the wood oven with sweet onions,
pine nuts, raisins, and bay, $11.00

Pizzetta with tomato sauce, Monterey Bay squid, and aïoli, $14.00
Garden lettuce salad, $6.75
Baked Sonoma goat cheese with Viki's lettuces $8.75
Spring onion and green garlic soup with farro and herbs, $6.75

Fedellini pasta with morel mushrooms, peas, crème fraîche, and mint, $17.00
Local king salmon with spinach, sorrel, Bintje potatoes, and rosé butter, $18.00
Grilled Niman Ranch pork loin with snap peas, little turnips, orange zest, and sage, $18.50
Pan-fried Hoffman Farm chicken breast with caper salsa and celery root-rocket salad, $17.00
Pizza with wild nettles and pecorino, $17.00
Crostata di Perrella with goat cheese, mozzarella, prosciutto, garlic, and herbs, $17.00

Side orders: a plate of olives, anchovies, Parmesan, or Tuscan olive oil, $3.50 each


Artisan cheese selection:Pleasant Ridge Reserve, St. Pat, and Ouray, $8.50

Rhubarb galette with muscat ice cream, $8.75
Bittersweet chocolate-almond torte with Cognac cream, $8.50
Cardamom coffee caramel custard with chocolate wafers, $6.25
Strawberry-orange sherbet with gingersnaps, $6.00
Candied Meyer lemon ice cream with ossi dei morti, $6.25
Jim Churchill's Pixie tangerines and Black Sphinx dates, $6.50

Service charge: 15 percent Sales tax: 8 1/4 percent
Corkage: $20 per bottle, limit two (750 ml.) per table.

Most of our produce and meat comes from farms and ranches that practice ecologically sound agriculture.
The Café now accepts advance reservations one month ahead to the calendar date.
Please refrain from cellular phone use within the café and restaurant.

Also a very fruity glass of a 2002 Sauvignon Blanc from Cheverny in the Loire Valley (Domaine du Salvard?), and French roast coffee.

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