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Dinner Menu

 

To Start

 

BAYOU BEIGNETS

Breaux Bridge crawfish tails and spicy pepper jack cheese stuffed into New Orleans style beignets  10.

 

CAJUN NACHOS

Crispy pork belly lardoons tossed in sticky pepper jelly

over pickled corn & okra chow chow with whipped red beans

and “chips” of fried crispy pork skin 13.

 

ROUGAROUX EGGS

Hen’s eggs stuffed with whipped smoky cochon de lait,

Crystal pulp, Andouille & cracklin’ dust  8.

 

SHRIMP & TASSO CORNDOGS

Wild white shrimp dipped in tasso corndog batter, with

5-pepper jelly, pickled okra & Crystal hot sauce butter   8.5

 

SMOKED CHICKEN THIGH FLATBREAD

Tender shredded chicken thighs on charred flatbread

with grilled red onions, goat cheese fondant, spicy greens

and tangy blueberry barbeque sauce  16.

 

LOUISIANA CRAWFISH MAC N’ CHEESE

Grilled local crawfish tails

with melted fontina, cheddar and cream cheese,

pimento peppers and orzo pasta  12.


Must Haves

Lemon, Black Pepper and Parmesan Fries   5.

Yellow Stone Ground Parmesan Grits   5.

Smoky, Spicy & Salty Andouille Smashed Potatoes   6.

Light and Healthy Garden Fresh Vegetables   6.

 


Soups and Salads

 

WILD WHITE SHRIMP AND FIRE ROASTED OKRA GUMBO

A New Orleans gumbo made from a cast iron skillet dark roux with Creole trinity and Louisiana hot sauce   8.5

 

COMMANDER’S TURTLE SOUP

The original recipe from the Commander’s kitchen  8.5

 

CHEF MEG’S SOUP DU JOUR

Farm vegetables prepared in a heart healthy way   8.

 

DOWNTOWN CHOPPED SALAD

Romaine, olives, tomatoes, crispy chickpeas, pressed eggs and Parmesan with white anchovy-buttermilk dressing   8.

 

LOUISIANA STRAWBERRY SALAD

Sweet Ponchatoula strawberries, roasted pecans,

baby spinach, toasted coconut, sherry-balsamic,

pressed basil  8.5        


Adelaide Wine & Dine for $39

 

OFFERING OF COMMANDER’S PALACE WINE

Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot

&

GARLIC GRILLED FILET OF BLACK ANGUS BEEF

Chargrilled 8 oz. center cut filet mignon

over smoky, spicy & salty Andouille fat smashed potatoes

with roasted winter vegetables, white balsamic,

red wine veal jus and crispy garlic

&

ABITA ROOT BEER & WHITE CHOCOLATE BISCUIT PUDDING

Abita root beer syrup, candied New Roads pecans

and white chocolate ice cream

(Please Allow 20 Minutes to Prepare)

 


Mains

 

LOCAL ANCHO HONEY GLAZED PORK

Sizzling pork shoulder, cooked in its own fat with shaved

cabbage, creamy avocado, fresh papaya, spicy radishes

and crispy shisito peppers drizzled with ancho-lime LA honey 22.

 

CAST IRON SEARED BLACK DRUM

Creole spiced Gulf fish with toasted couscous

and charred tri-colored peppers

over “hot house” Creole tomato & sweet onion sauce  27.

 

CITRUS-SESAME CRUSTED SALMON

Crushed mustard & sesame seeds over local legumes, haricot verts, asparagus, tiny tomatoes, sweet potatoes, crushed olives and pea puree  25.

 

TABASCO PEPPER JELLY GLAZED QUAIL

Grilled Manchester Farms quail stuffed with tangy goat cheese over pickled beets, sweet & spicy pecans,

crumbled bacon and greens with

Tabasco pepper jelly vinaigrette  26.

 


 

Chef Meg's

Three Course Selections

 

Price of Entrée includes your choice of Appetizer and Dessert

 

APPETIZERS

PLEASE SELECT ONE

 

WILD WHITE SHRIMP AND FIRE ROASTED OKRA GUMBO

COMMANDER’S TURTLE SOUP

CHEF MEG’S SOUP DU JOUR

DOWNTOWN CHOPPED SALAD

LOUISIANA STRAWBERRY SALAD

 

ENTRÉES

PLEASE SELECT ONE

 

LOUISIANA SHRIMP & GRITS

Gulf shrimp sautéed in smoky Tasso ham,

Swiss chard, toasted garlic, crisp white wine and herbs

over creamy Bayou Cora stone ground grits  33.

 

LOCAL ANCHO HONEY GLAZED PORK

Sizzling pork shoulder, cooked in its own fat with shaved

cabbage, creamy avocado, fresh papaya, spicy radishes 

and crispy shisito peppers drizzled with ancho-lime LA hone 32.

.

TRUFFLE ROASTED CHICKEN

Joyce Farms chicken rubbed with shaved black truffle butter

over grilled kale & pecan pesto LA Jazzmen rice with cheesy summer squash puree 37.

 

DESSERTS

PLEASE SELECT ONE

 

ABITA ROOT BEER & WHITE CHOCOLATE BISCUIT PUDDING

ZESTY LEMON AND LOCAL BERRY TRIFLE

MADAGASCAR VANILLA RÈME BRULÉE

GERMAN CHOCOLATE CAJUN BROWNIE

CREOLE CREAM CHEESE CHEESECAKE

 


Desserts

 

ABITA ROOT BEER & WHITE CHOCOLATE BISCUIT PUDDING

Abita root beer syrup, toasted New Roads pecans

and white chocolate ice cream   7. 

(Please Allow 20 Minutes to Prepare)

 

ZESTY LEMON & LOCAL BERRY TRIFLE

Light, fluffy citrus mousse layered with lemon pound cake

and crushed local strawberries & blueberries 8.

 

MADAGASCAR VANILLA CREME BRULÉE

Exotic vanilla bean custard with burnt sugar in the raw   7.

 

GERMAN CHOCOLATE CAJUN BROWNIE

Rich dark chocolate & creamy coconut sorbet and pecans   9.

 

CREOLE CREAM CHEESE CHEESECAKE

Blackberry infused Steen’s sugarcane syrup  8.

 

 


 

This menu is a sample only. We like to shake things up a lot, so our menus are subject to frequent change!

Updated May 8, 2018