Sunday Cocktail, Nov. 25, 2012: BAVARIAN JULEP

What’s on The Chalkboard

For our Sunday Supper today, mix-master Christiaan will be offering up a Bavarian Julep. There’ll be Buffalo Trace bourbon with cucumber and mint schnapps. But to make it a LUCQUES cocktail, Chris will be crushing ice to order and using schnapps he made himself.[/caption]

Sunday Supper November 25, 2012

Sunday Supper November 25, 2012 mexican gulf squid “cocktail” with avocado, mint and house-made coriander cracker   *** grilled king salmon with fennel purèe, leek vinaigrette, breadcrumbs and sieved egg or braised chicken with farro, dandelion, roasted baby carrots, meyer lemon and yogurt   *** warm apple dumplings with  toasted hazelnuts, and buttermilk ice cream … Continue reading

Sunday Supper November 18, 2012

Sunday Supper November 18, 2012 arugula and persimmon salad with pomegranate, pistachios, chile and lime *** pan-roasted market fish with saffron rice, green olives, fried chickpeas and paprika crème frâiche or pork confit with duck fat potatoes, caramelized apples, roasted cippolini onions and green romesco *** ricotta tart with laura chenel’s chèvre, roasted grapes, saba … Continue reading

Sunday Supper

If you’re lucky, you were at Lucques last Sunday. Our former Sous-Chef Aaron Gerber’s grand finale Sunday Supper menu brought guests on an exciting and delicious culinary adventure through Italy…via Southern California which left everyone smiling.  And for those of you who weren’t there, there’s good news for you.  Another Sunday is upon us and … Continue reading

Suzanne Goin’s Thanksgiving Menu

Are you ready for Thanksgiving dinner next week? Impress your guests more than ever this year. Our chef Suzanne Goin’s  approachable and elegant California Thanksgiving menu is  featured in this month’s Bon Appetit Magazine. http://www.bonappetit.com/ideas/suzanne-goin/search

Sunday Supper

​Sunday supper May 20, 2012

sunday supper may 20, 2012 taleggio toast with tulare cherries, arugula and local walnuts *** grilled market fish with beluga lentils, marinated spring vegetables and tonnato sauce or duck braised in rosé with green garlic soubise, pea shoots and blood orange *** brown butter and hazelnut cake with bittersweet chocolate, champagne coral cherries and vanilla … Continue reading

King Salmon are Running

We’re excited to be serving King Salmon this early in May.  Pictured here is Captain Voss who supplied our fish today.  Season sometimes lasts only six weeks, so get it while you can.  For today’s Supper we’re honoring the regal fish with another first-of-the-season treats; Tulare Cherries.

Sunday Supper

Mother’s Day Sunday Supper

sunday supper may 13, 2012 happy mother’s day! roasted asparagus with fresh corn polenta, soft egg and bottarga breadcrumbs *** wild king salmon with tulare cherries, green garlic, mustard greens, farro and black rice or braised chicken basquaise with saffron potatoes, spring onions, sugar snap peas and green olives *** lemon and blueberry pavlova with lavender, candied … Continue reading

Caroline Styne @ The 2012 James Beard Awards

Our own Caroline Styne (Co-owner and Wine director of Lucques, AOC and Tavern) nominated for 2012 Outstanding Restaurateur “I was so incredibly honored and thrilled to be nominated. It was a dream come true. And so fun to celebrate the night with family and colleagues.”

Spring Lamb Roast-May 21,2012

What better way to celebrate the season than with a Spring Lamb Roast? Join us at Lucques on monday, may 21, 2012 when we pay culinary tribute to this tender meat. $75 per person. Reserve early!           apricots and arugula with sheep’s milk cheese, marcona almonds, crispy prosciutto and local honey … Continue reading