PR: Gastropod Launching Dine Out Menu Early

January 5, 2009.

From the inbox, courtesy of Gastropod, we learn that the award-winning West 4th eatery is starting its Dine Out Vancouver menu early.

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Direct from the press release:

To help diners on tight post-holiday budgets, Gastropod will be launching its Dine Out Vancouver menu a week early and will be offering a special $38 three-course menu beginning on January 7.

The special menu features some of Gastropod’s signature items, including Oysters with Horseradish Snow, nori-wrapped Pacific Salmon, and Gastropod’s Chocolate Fondant … as well as some exciting new dishes created by Chef Angus An.

STARTERS

Sweet Onion Soup
smoked sweetbread, bacon, croutons

Organic Green Salad
marinated vegetables, shaved fennel, lemon dressing

Painted River Farms Beef Tartare
wild arugula, parmesan crackling, olive powder, sous vide egg yolk

Oysters with Horseradish Snow
fresh royal miyagi oysters, sauternes jelly, shallot reduction
[$3 supplement]

MAINS

Wild Pacific Chum Salmon
nori wrapped, citrus bulgar salad, wasabi sabayon

Sloping Hills Pork Shoulder
36-hour braised, truffle hollandaise, pomme puree, shallot, sesame jus

Painted River Farms Beef Ragu
house made gnocchi, roasted vegetables, shaved parmesan

Barley & Lemon Risotto
roasted vegetables, mascarpone cheese, confit lemons
Add Seared Ahi Tuna [$6 supplement]

DESSERTS

Spiced Mexican Hot Chocolate
Gingersnap pumpkin ice cream sandwich

Goat Cheesecake
Okanagan goat cheese, Pink lady apple sorbet, elderflower syrup

Chocolate Fondant
earl grey syrup, raspberry sorbet

The menu will be available January 7 to the end of the Dine Out Vancouver event, February 1.

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  • George Baugh

    Never thought I’d see chum salmon on a restaurant menu. More evidence that nearly all the good salmon are gone from our waters.

  • Scout Magazine

    In the hands of a talented chef…

  • BCGIRL

    A few other places are doing it too… my parents went to C Rstaurant for dinner last night and loved their dine out menu.

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