Still River Cafe

Still River Cafe 134 Union Road, Eastford, 860-974-9988 The first seating is at 5:30 p.m. (Seven courses for $75 per person.) The second seating is at 8:30 p.m. (nine courses with a champagne toast for $95.) Optional wine pairing for $55. Please call to reserve. Amuse Bouche Egg & Caviar Bush Meadow Farm goat cheese custard with goat cheese foam and American Paddlefish caviar Joseph Drouhin Macon Villages 2006/Louis Jadot Pouilly Fuiss¿¿ Bourgogne 2007 From the Farm Beet tartare with golden beet yolk, baby greens with miso vinaigrette, shaved baby fennel, Tuscan kale crisp, lemon compressed pear, fingerling chips, toasted pumpkin seeds, arugula ¿¿¿grass¿¿¿, Bush Meadow Farm goat cheese fritter Nantucket Scallops and Yellowfin Tuna Ceviche of Nantucket scallops and yellowfin tuna, edamame puree, wasabi foam, dried cranberries (Cono Sur Gewurztraminer Bio-Bio Valley Chile 2007/Willamette Valley Pinot Gris 2007) Maine Lobster Housemade truffled ricotta cavatelli with butter poached lobster, Blue Hill Mussels North Ashford Farm Parsnips & Turnips North Ashford Farm parsnip and turnip soup, housemade duck and garlic kofta, parsnip chips Parducci Pinot Noir 2007/ Baileyana Firepeak Vineyard Pinot Noir Edna Valley 2006 Painted Farms Beef Tenderloin Cranberry beans, baby vegetables, jus Banfi Centine Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot Tuscana 2007/ Novelty Hill Syrah Columbia Valley 2004 Celery-apple sorbet Red Wine Poached Pear Tart Artisan cheese, housemade puff pastry tart, Beaulieu Vineyards Muscat Post Rush Deconstructed carbomb and dessert sandwich Assorted chocolates
Mark Mirko, Hartford Courant
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