Christmas Eve 2011

The menu below is a sample and subject to changes based on availability.

Starters

Turtle Soup Au Sherry
A Brennan's classic crowned with sherry

Fire Roasted Lobster Bisque
Lobster & Chanterelle mushroom bread pudding with American Paddlefish caviar

Spiced Three Apple Salad
Gala, Fuji and Granny Smith apples, Tabasco pecan brittle, Point Reyes blue cheese and spiced cider vinaigrette

Truffled Salmon Asparagus Salad
Lollo rossa greens, shallots, pressed egg and black truffle vinaigrette

Texas Wild Shrimp Remoulade
Shrimp boil vegetables, butter lettuce, preserved lemon and classic remoulade dressing

Alex Brennan's Oyster Trio
Classic Oyster Rockefeller, Oyster Fonseca and Oyster Walker

The Butcher's Palette
Foie gras torchon, lamb & cherry terrine, smoked duck sausage, prickly pear jelly, banana pepper mustard, Kraftsmen brioche and Bulleit bourbon syrup

French Burgundy Escargot "Meuniere"
Five onion biscuit bread pudding, roasted garlic, charred lemon and Oak Farms thyme butter

Entree

Harris Ranch Filet Mignon Yukon gold potato puree, Bordeaux roasted mushrooms, caramelized onions and "barrel aged" Worcestershire

American Red Snapper and Texas Shrimp
J&J shrimp, toasted pecan rice, local citrus, fire roasted peppers and bruleed orange syrup

Cast Iron Seared Veal Rossini
Butter poached lobster and smashed fingerling potatoes with foie gras ganache and black truffle Marchand de vin

Creole Mustard Crusted Colorado Lamp Chops
White bean cassoulet, baby red mustard greens, roasted garlic lamb sausage and Madeira mint syrup

Old Fashioned Duck Breast
Dirty rice, grilled duck & sage sausage, kumquats, duck cracklin' & Basil Hayden bourbon

Gulf Coast Shrimp and Grits
Goat cheese stone ground grits, marinated sweet peppers, mirlitons, roasted garlic and oven dried tomatoes

Jumbo Lump Blue Crabcakes
Sweet corn & leek cream, mirlitons and Oak Hollow farm pea shoots

Desserts

Brennan's White Chocolate Bread Pudding
Crowned with dark and white chocolate ganache

Creole Cream Cheesecake
Brennan's Creole cream cheese , chicory coffee toffee, honey graham crackers crust and dulce de leche

Milk & Cookies
Brandy milk punch ice cream with Chef's selection of assorted holiday cookies

Veronica's Lemon Meringue Pie
Limoncello blueberry coulis & candied lemon zest

Chocolate Texicana Mousse Cake
White & dark chocolate layers with Patron XO cafe liqueur and chipotle sea salt

Traditional Bananas Foster
Flamed tableside with Caribbean rum served over vanilla bean ice cream

Froberg Farm Strawberry Shortcake
First of the season berries, buttermilk biscuit, chantilly cream and powdered sugar

 

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Sat, Dec. 24, 2011
5 p.m. - 9 p.m. US/Central
Brennan's of Houston
3300 Smith Street
Houston, Texas 77006