Birthdays Suck; Birthday Dinners Do Not

Melissa just handed me tonight's menu, and it looks something like so:

Amuse Bouche

Garlic Basil Savory Cookie + Cherry Tomato Bite

Charcuterie Plate

Crespone & Secchi Salamis + Pork Rillette Toast + Artisanal Smoked Bacon

Seafood Plate

Salmon Rillettes + Shrimp Scampi + Tuna Carpaccio

Duck Trio

Duck Fat & Smoked Duck Breast Mini Pizza + Duck Pate on toast point +Smoked Duck Bacon

Venison Tenderloin Flight

Tartare + Carpaccio + Juniper Spiced

Cheese Plate

Crispy Parmigiano Reggiano Flatbread + Parmiggiano Reggiano Panna Cotta w Thyme with a Plum and Grappa Sauce + Parmiggiano Reggiano Ice Cream w Balsamic Drizzle


Fresh Berries with Lemon Zabaglione

Needless to say, I'm done blogging for the evening.