New Year’s Eve Chef’s Tasting Menu
December 30 & 31, 2020
Is it 2021 yet?
Like the rest of this very unexpected year, we’ve shifted our traditional New Year’s Eve celebration a bit. In order to accommodate the 10 p.m. mandate for restaurant closings and limited seating due to COVID restrictions, Chef Michael Smith will offer an extraordinary five-course tasting menu with choices for each course, paired with Nancy Smith’s exceptional optional wine pairing (full menu not available).
Five Course Chef’s Tasting Menu $125 per person ++
Optional Wine Pairing $60
Bar opens at 4 p.m.
Seating times between 5-8:30.
Due to restrictions, our last seating will be at 8:30 p.m. to ensure guests finish by the 10 p.m. mandate.
Maine Lobster Roll
Ahi Tuna Ceviche
Merry Edwards Sauvignon Blanc, Russian River Valley, California
Sherry Chestnut Soup
Pear & Local Lettuce Salad, parmesan, truffle vinaigrette
Dakota Shy Rosé of Cabernet, Napa Valley, California
Truffled Sweetbread Risotto
Handmade Pappardelle Pasta with braised wild boar
Pride Mountain Vineyards Merlot, Napa Valley, California
Sautéed Fluke, sea scallop studded mashed potatoes, crispy leeks
William Fevre ‘Montmains’ Chardonnay, Chablis, France
Lamb en Croûte, carrot purée, truffle sauce
Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California
Frozen Chocolate Truffle
Spiced Apple Beggar’s Purse, vanilla ice cream
Bubbles to go for your midnight toast!
ANNUAL HOLIDAY ITALIAN WINE & TRUFFLE DINNER
6:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 16, 2020
$250 per person ++
Ken Frank Truffled Grilled Cheese
Truffled Pork Croquette
truffles, crispy bits
Alois Lageder Pinot Grigio, Alto Adige, Italy 2019
truffled brandade sauce
Vietti Barbera d’Asti, Piedmont, Italy 2018
Piedmontese Raviolini del Plin,
Vietti ‘Castiglione’ Barolo, Piedmont, Italy 2016
pommes maxim, truffle studded mashed potatoes, ‘The Godfather Gagliardo’ wine sauce
Cassanova di Neri ‘Cerretalto’ Brunello di Montalcino, Tuscany 2013
Torta di Nicciola
Limited, socially distanced seating.
Email Nancy@farinakc.com for reservations.
Payment taken at time of reservation.
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