A PACIFIC NORTHWEST GETAWAY
This weekend, our #Foodtripping travels take us to the Pacific Northwest, a region known for its breathtaking landscapes, sprawling fish markets and prominent bike culture.
Despite the gray and rainy skies, cities like Seattle offer some of the most colorful and flavorful food in America coupled with an unmatched foodie culture (second only to Pittsburgh’s, of course!)
Drawing inspiration from cuisines found in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia, Executive Chef Brendan Arenth has put together a special menu of features that will make this rainy weather feel more like a cozy Pacific getaway.
Menu Features: Pacific Northwest Getaway
Cold Smoked Salmon
lemon crème fraiche, frisée salad, bacon
Dungeness Crab Dip
grilled ciabatta, garlic, chives
Grilled Fillet Mignon
foraged Pacific mushrooms, Oregon cheddar potato, grilled asparagus, beef jus
Seared Halibut, Fennel Purée
green beans, almonds, blackberry reduction
$15 American Wine Flight
Enjoy three, 3-oz pours of these hand-selected American wines.
J. Lohr White Riesling (Monterey County, CA 2016)
pear and lemongrass with a smooth finish
Next Pinot Noir (Oregon, 2015)
rich fruits like plum and cherry with hints of clove and vanilla
Eagle Glen Cabernet (Napa Valley, CA 2015)
blackberries, baked plum and dried herbs, oaky with a soft finish
Join us for #Foodtripping at Roost each weekend this fall for this destination-based series of menu features and paired wine flights. Upcoming destinations include:
- Pacific Northwest Getaway – September 21-22
- Alaskan Excursion – September 28-29
- New Orleans Wanderings – October 5-6
Reservations are limited, so book early to ensure your spot.
Last week’s Destination: New England
“When you think of New England, you automatically think of lobster, chowder, fishing boats, and cold water,” said Executive Chef Brendan Arenth. “And somehow it seems the colder the water, the fresher the fish tastes.” Cold water favorites from include littleneck clams, butter poached Maine lobster and a lobster and clam boil reminiscent of those served at beachfront shacks across the northeastern coast. Read more.
5 Tips When #Foodtripping to Pike Place
We’re #Foodtripping to the Pacific Northwest this weekend at Roost with a special menu featuring the best seasonal ingredients this rugged, rainy region has to offer. To craft this menu, Executive Chef Brendan Arenth drew inspiration from Seattle’s iconic Pike Place Market, a pilgrimage worth making for any serious foodie. Read more.