Culinary Safari – Alphabet City Menu

I’ll have what she’s having!

By: Jonny Gourmet

Today is the Alphabet City Culinary Safari and I’m so exciting.  I’m saving my appetite for the amazing meal we have in store.  Check out the menu below:

Course 1: Esperanto – Ceviche

  • Ceviche de la casa – Snapper, pepper, onion, corn, cilantro, lime juice, spices
  • Tuna Ceviche – Marinated tuna in coconut and lime juice with spices, ginger, garlic

Course 2: The Bourgeois Pig – Fondue

  • Bisque Fondue - Shrimp, crab, cheddar in a rich lobster broth
  • French Onion Fondue - Gruyere, caramelized onions, thyme, and a rich beef broth
  • 6Th Street Special Curry Fondue -  Vegetable skewers, paneer cheese, and nana bread
  • Mushroom Royale Fondue - Gruyere and emmenthaler, wild mushrooms, thyme, pineau des chantres

Course 3: Common Ground – Salad

  • Traditional Caesar
  • Traditional Greek
  • Warm goat cheese and onion crostinis over mixed greens
  • Cheddar, apple, and pear and bacon with a cider vinaigrette

 Course 4: Gnocco – Pasta

  • Gnocchetti ai Funghi Porcini – Homemade potato gnocchetti with porcini mushrooms
  • Mezzi Rigatoni con Salsiccia e Broccoli  – Rigatoni pasta with spicy Italian sausage and broccoli rabe
  • Tagliatelle con Ragu e Piselli – Homemade tagliatelle pasta with beef ragu and green peas
  • Reginette Gorgonzola e Noci – Homemade pasta in a light gorgonzola cheese sauce with walnuts
  • Maccheroni al Torchio Integrali con Prosciutto – Homemade whole wheat pasta with braised Prosciutto, arugula, and a light touch of cream
  • Tubetti Integrali con Ceci e Pancetta – Homemade whole wheat pasta rings with a spicy sauce of cherry tomato, chick peas, and smoked Italian bacon

Course 5: Jimmy’s No 43 – Entrée

  • Shrimp & Grits – with Nodine’s bacon and scallions
  • Cast Iron Hanger Steak – with potatoes, créme fraiche, horseradish, onion confit and watercress
  • Cressant Hill Farm Duck Confit – with parsnip puree, roasted oranges and watercress
  • Country Ale Pulled Pork


Stay tuned tonight for updates on our journey.

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