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Wine, Aphrodisiacs and a View: Valentine's Day at the Moonraker

The executive chef has prepared a special four-course menu for you and that special someone.

Looking for a local spot to take your Valentine? Look no further. The newly opened in Rockaway Beach has a special menu prepared just for the romantic holiday and an unbeatable view, too.

And get this: Executive Chef Jason Yeafoli has filled the four-course tasting menu with aphrodisiacs for, uh, later that evening. 

Menu highlights include baked Marin Miyagi oyster with melted leeks, breadcrumbs and truffle cream; local Dungeness crab served with blood orange, avocado, radish and crème fraiche; Foie Gras Torchon with local Sonoma foie gras, port fig jam, pink peppercorn and toast points; Maine Lobster “Thermidor” poached in butter with trumpet mushrooms, scallops, sherry lobster sauce and lobster crumbs; and Grilled Lamb Chops with fennel Yukon potato, rosemary salt and an Italian lemon olive sauce. 

Then there’s dessert: Chocolate Pavé with chocolate mousse, cherry crème fraiche mousse, pistachio, graham cracker and zinfandel kirsch sauce, a Lime Bombe with fresh lime mousse, white chocolate macadamia cookie and wild honey caramel or Passion Fruit Sorbet with blood orange sections and coconut emulsion. 

The Steve Nelson Jazz Ensemble will be in the corner weaving the sonic ambiance throughout the evening.

Four courses are available at $79 per person and Sommelier’s wine pairings are available for an additional $29 per person. Reservations are recommended. Call (650) 557-7025 to make them.

Planning on taking your Valentine to your favorite romantic spot before or after dinner? Add a and let us know where you think the best spot to kiss is in Pacifica. 

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Tommy Grahn February 10, 2012 at 07:31 PM
Foie Gras Torchon with local Sonoma foie gras ???? Really??? The California foie gras law (California State Senate Bill 1520 of the 2003-2004 legislative session) (SB 1520) is a California State statute enacted in 2004 that prohibits the "force feed[ing of] a bird for the purpose of enlarging the bird's liver beyond normal size" as well as the sale of products that are a result of this process.[1] This outlaws the traditional method of producing foie gras in California. The law will go into effect on July 1, 2012. ** enjoy it while you can - if you can stomach it knowing how it came to be... ** http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_foie_gras_law
hutch February 11, 2012 at 03:40 AM
Good grief

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