Valentine’s Day at Restaurant Jean-Louis in Greenwich, CT

by artfuldiner on January 30, 2009

in Romantic, Special Celebrations

One of my favorite dining spots, Restaurant Jean-Louis, 61 Lewis Street, Greenwich, CT, celebrates Valentine’s Day, Saturday, February 14th, with special his and her menus.


Menu pour Madame


Welcome: Cocktail of Oyster in Gelée topped with Caviar


First Course: Bouquet of Langoustines grilled à la Plancha with Passion Fruit Warm Vinaigrette


valentine1Second Course: Trio of Foie Gras, One Sautéed – One Terrine – One Mousse with Port-Cranberry Compote and Confit Rose Petals


Main Course (Choice of):

Boneless Quail stuffed with Dry Fruits, Double-Baked Ratatouille Flan, Cooking Jus emulsified with Artisan Lemon Oil


Filet of Red Snapper slowly steamed with Ginger, Lobster Americaine Sauce en Cappuccino


Dessert: Crepe Filo painted with Chocolate, Whipped Cream with Godiva Liquor, Sherries & Raspberries à l’eau de vie


Coffee & Tea, Chocolate Moelleux with Sea Salt


Menu pour Monsieur


Welcome: Sautéed Carrot & Ginger Sausage, Flat Parsley Extraction


First Course: Mushroom Soup cooked under Puff Pastry; Homage to Chef Paul Bocuse


Second Course: Sea Scallops glazed in Saffron Beurre Blanc, Leek & Oyster Ragout with Arborio Risotto


Main Course (Choice of):

Filet Mignon of Beef topped with Sautéed Foie Gras en Rossini, Baked Potato mashed with Truffle Butter, and Black Truffle Sauce Périgourdine


Medallion of Monkfish braised with Andouille Potato Boulangere with Bacon


Dessert: Chocolate Napoleon with Rum Flambéed Banana and Chocolate Ice Cream


Coffee & Tea, Chocolate Moelleux with Sea Salt


The cost, I believe, is the same as last year, $250.00 per couple… But be sure to call for additional information and to make reservations: (203) 622-8450.


And if you may be commuting some distance, my favorite place to stay in the area is the Stanton House Inn, an idyllic bed and breakfast located just a few blocks from the restaurant.


Bon Appétit!



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