The approach of fall and the promise of cooler weather has inspired thought about the concept of transitional periods in life. This meal/menu, a celebration of the transition from summer to fall/winter, was the result.

Cantaloupe, Watermelon, Pickled Honeydew, Watermelon Gelee, Heirloom Tomato, Bacon, Arugula, Aioli

Roasted Kabocha Squash Soup, Thai Basil Oil, Pepitas

Papardelle, Braised Lamb Shank, Seared Trumpet Mushrooms, Fried Egg Yolk

Cafe con Chocolate, Churros, Mexican Vanilla Gelatto, Almonds


Special Summer Supper

Here's a peek:

Roasted Beet, Globe Carrot, Easter Egg Radish, Baby Fennel, Roasted Dulce Pepper, Red Grape, Heirloom Tomato, Parmesan, Puffed Forbidden Rice

Seared Scallop, Corn, Ginger, Peach Butter, Bacon

Seared Niman Ribeye, Brown Beech Mushrooms, Celery Root Puree