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Menu tweaks at Varanese

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Menu tweaks at Varanese

by Robin Garr » Tue Sep 12, 2017 3:58 pm

Chef Erik Abraham has added some new menu items at Varanese for the fall:

Appetizers:
Short Rib Taquitos - Slow braised short rib with pimento cheese, grape tomato salsa and salsa verde. $8
Prince Edward Island Mussels - Sauteéd mussels in a Thai-curry and coconut broth with Asian pork sausage. Served with grilled baguettes. $12

Entrees:
Changed - “V” Burger - Now char-grilled grass-fed beef topped with sharp cheddar cheese, crispy onion straws and Chef John’s V-12 sauce. Served with house-cut fries. $15
(it used to be: char grilled grass fed beef topped w/ smoked mozzarella, crispy prosciutto & chef john’s v-12 sauce.)
Added - Half-Roasted Chicken - Roasted chicken served with cavatappi mac n’ cheese, black eye peas and jalapeno cornbread. Topped with salsa verde and horseradish sauce. $24

Dessert:
Fried Apple Turnover - Maker’s Mark bourbon fried apple turnover served with vanilla bean ice cream. $7
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Re: Menu tweaks at Varanese

by Robin Garr » Tue Sep 12, 2017 4:00 pm

Here's a photo of the Prince Edward Island mussels ...

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Varanese's PEI mussels
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Re: Menu tweaks at Varanese

by Mark R. » Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:24 pm

Overall they look like some good changes however I'm disappointed about the changes to the burger. Topping it with crispy onion straws makes it more like burgers a lot of places have, the smoked mozzarella, crispy prosciutto made it something special.
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