What's on Tap

What's on Tap

Sono First Monday Dinner - December Menu

Posted November 30, 2011
Updated December 1, 2011

Sono, part of the locally-owned Eschelon Hospitality group, launched an impressive "First Monday Dinners" series in the second half of 2011, and the upcoming December menu is one that warrants taking a second look at the year-end "dining out" budget to make accommodations for this impressive spread.

What: Sono 7 Course Dinner with 3-4 Wine Pairings
When: Monday, Dec. 5 - 7 p.m.
Cost: $70 per person

"Smoked" Hamachi with Jalapenos
Japanese yellowtail cured with chardonnay oak smoked salt, thinly sliced Jalapenos, pomegranate ponzu, wasabi micro greens, honey miso

Table Smoked Salmon Toro Sushi
Scottish salmon belly, kizami wasabi, bonito shoyu, apple wood smoked tableside

Palate Cleanser
Sparkling melon bar martini

Eggs and Caviar
50-minute poached organic egg, uni, celeriac cream infused cauliflower puree, osetra caviar

Shrimp and Truffle Gyoza
Freshly chopped tiger prawns, truffles, exotic mushrooms, mascarpone cheese, steamed and served in shitake bonito broth

Beef Tar Tare
Freshly chopped filet of certified angus beef, kizami wasabi, chives, roasted garlic, flying fish caviar, shaved foie gras

The Perfect Filet Mignon
Filet of certified angus beef cooked sous vide style to medium rare then seared to crusty outside served with roasted garlic, beet root infused wasabi mashed potato, shiso chimichurri

Chocolate Tort
Flourless chocolate tort served with green tea ice cream and raspberry jelly

(menu subject to change)

The ticket for this event includes the wine pairing, tax and gratuity. The high-end items included on the December menu puts the value of this meal at more than $150 per person. (The caviar and truffles alone are ingredients that are valued at more than $100 per ounce.)

Seating is limited and tickets can only be purchased online at this link - 48 hours notice required for full refund.


Please with your WRAL.com account to comment on this story. You also will need a Facebook account to comment.

Oldest First
View all