Mother's Day - The River Cafe


May 12, 2024

1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Caviar Egg

Spring onion flan, house-smoked Hudson Valley trout, Pacific Sturgeon caviar


River Café Oysters
warm lemon glazed Beau Soleil Oysters, caramelized sweet onion,
Speck ham, Pacific sturgeon caviar


Chilled Shellfish
Hokkaido scallop ceviche, mango and lime, Australian abalone with citruz ponzu sauce,
Kumamoto oysters on the half shell, cucumber Champagne mignonette


Wild Shrimp
Pacific blue shrimp, Alaskan King Crab,
leek fondue, whipped corn hominy, smoked shrimp jus


Wagyu Steak Tartare
hand cut Kobe style beef with quail egg,
Cognac gelée, traditional garnish, toast points


Hot Foie Gras
sauteéd duck foie gras, Sauternes poached rhubarb,
pistachio pain perdu, rhubarb gastrique, confit onion


Foie Gras Terrine
Hudson Valley foie gras, warm griddled toast batons,
duck prosciutto, shallot jam, spiced maple cider reduction


Soft Shell Crab
crisp buttermilk Maryland crab, pickled ramp remoulade sauce,
spring vegetable vinaigrette


Composed Salad
red endive, Castelfranco and fennel, white balsamic vinaigrette,
Cara Cara citrus, crispy artichoke, Spanish sheep’s milk cheese, toasted pine nuts


Portuguese octopus a la plancha, black garlic,
basil emulsion, zucchini, crisp potato


Handmade Pasta

Buffalo mozzarella, green asparagus, and roasted ramps filled pasta,
Morel mushroom fondue, mushroom cloud

soft egg yolk, creamy spinach, Brooklyn ricotta, white truffle butter

slow cooked San Marzano and King Trumpet mushroom Bolognese, mushroom chips

handmade Brooklyn ricotta gnocchi, chanterelle mushrooms,
truffle beurre noisette, fresh summer truffles shaved tableside

Caviar Service

Caspian Golden Osetra, Acipenser Gueldenstaedtii, (Germany) $ 180.00 per ounce
Siberian Sturgeon, Acipenser Baerii, (Germany) $ 95.00 per ounce
each served with traditional garniture, toast points, tiny corn pancakes


pan roasted Colorado rack of lamb, merguez sausage, “stuffed” baby eggplant,
English pea purée, natural lamb reduction


Filet Mignon Wellington
individually prepared with Hudson Valley foie gras,
mushroom duxelles, crisp pastry crust, Pinot Noir sauce


char grilled Niman Ranch strip steak,
red wine braised prime beef short rib and marrow, smoked shallot Béarnaise


pan roasted venison loin, roasted King Trumpet mushrooms,
glazed carrots, ramp spaetzle, lingonberry jus


Crescent Farms duck breast, spiced cider crust, confit risotto cake,
pomegranate gastrique, foie gras sauce, baby squash, roasted pearl onion


Mediterranean sea bass fillet, wild shrimp crust,
lemon, olive oil and saffron nage, classic Romesco sauce, Romanesco cauliflower


poached Nova Scotia lobster tail, Vacherin baked lobster gratin,
Tuscan kale, crisp salsify, fondant potato, Meyer lemon sauce


Dover Sole
sauteéd fillet, sunchoke purée, brussels sprout leaves,
toasted almond, black truffle sauce


Sea Bass
wild bass, lobster brown butter, white asparagus,
fennel lobster croquette


~Vegetarian Menu available on request~


Dessert Trio

mascarpone cheesecake tartlet with tangerine, toasted pecan
miniature chocolate Brooklyn Bridge, crème Chantilly
blueberry ice cream pop, white chocolate couverture, blueberry streusel

Handmade chocolates and confections

Fixed Price $ 230.00

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