Calling All Vegans: Tasting Menu at Meritage

Meritage, the recently updated restaurant at 20th and Lombard (across the street from Pub & Kitchen) is launching "Vegan Tuesdays." Every week for $35, Executive Chef Anne Coll will serve up a four-course tasting menu of vegan goodies. Here's a sample menu:

  • Amuse Bouche:Vegetable tartlette with star anise tomato chutney
  • First course: Heirloom tomato salad with cucumber granita, pickled red onion,
  • Thai basil emulsion, crispy rice cracker
  • Second course: Grilled Japanese eggplant, salt baked fingerling potatoes,
  • gingered carrot puree, Indonesian kaffir lime curry sauce, crispy chick peas
  • Third course: Mushroom lentil sticky rice in banana leaf, shallot confit,
  • fricasse of asparagus and royal trumpet mushrooms, lemongrass espuma
  • Fourth course: Rhubarb soup, coconut panna cotta, strawberry salad , sesame
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