Cheese fondue | | Steak tartare
and frites | | Jamon iberico and fresh figs | | Christmas Dinner (the full deal, with Christmas pudding and brandy butter to follow) | Grilled lobster and chips | | A good, aged ribeye steak, cooked rare | A nice hot curry | | Peking Duck, hoisin pancakes
The best bit was the beautifully light steak tartare
, however, inspired by the Italian recipe - so rather than mustard and Worcestershire sauce, Lobo uses lemon zest and parmesan for a much cleaner flavour.
For main meals, French classics include steak tartare
and cassoulet de Toulouse alongside a range of steaks, salads and fish dishes.
Elsewhere, one diner was adamant on having steak tartare
Beef tartare: One of ME[micro]venpick's greatest culinary successes, steak tartare
is a true classic, not only in Switzerland, but around the world.
Some of the delights on offer included steak tartare
, lamb cooked to perfection and pineapple tarte tatin.
has been a fixture at HARRY'S CONTINENTAL KITCHENS for 39 years.
Then it was time to enjoy family-style starters such as Maryland-style Crab Cakes, Prime Steak Tartare
on toast (be warned, it's an acquired taste) with a kick of wasabi aioli and individually-plated homemade, fresh pasta, Stan Jnr's No 1 choice.
There were four more items: Beef Kebabs (skewered USDA prime dry-aged striploin, P888); Steak Tartare
(chopped USDA prime tenderloin with capers, cornichons, onions, parsley and Dijon mustard, P858); Buffalo Wings (chicken drumettes with ranch dressing, P488); and Cheese Platter (choose three from Gruyere, feta, cheddar, blue cheese, Grana Padano and brie, P888), but we had to beg off, lest this fine evening turn sour.
and my favourite of the three, a DIY rose veal steak tartare
-- served with a gorgeous Bloody Mary tonic and sourdough toasts for scooping.
Starters will include spicy crab cake with tomato and cucumber salsa, truffled macaroni cheese and steak tartare
I would enjoy this pinot by itself, but it would also pair pleasantly with Yvonne's Moroccan-inspired Steak Tartare