Three of us, including one vegetarian, came here for a memorable meal experience - it was superb! Tim H., our server, was the consummate professional and seemed to have a deep appreciation for good food and knew everything about of the meals put before us. His recommendations reflected a keen sense of his customers needs and were excellent. Tim's attention to our meal helped make this an extraordinary experience for us.
The food was a remarkable blend of tasty ingredients - the beet salad was much more than beets, with every bite a combination of flavors to savor (morbier cheese, pickled cauliflower, etc.). I started with the fava bean raviolini - fresh little raviolis stuffed with mashed bean - surrounded by fava beans, small morels (yum!), tiny roasted radishes, and other taste surprises (excellent).
For the main course, our vegetarian was presented with a magnificent assortment of asparagus, crispy nebrodini and hen of the woods mushrooms, roasted shishito peppers, blue potatoes, small onions, etc. dabbed with a ginger/lemon sabayon sauce - beautiful presentation and every bit as delicious as it looked (none of us could resist helping to eat this!). (Unfortunately, my iPhone photographic skills were simply not up to the task with this complex dish.)
I had the halibut which was cooked perfectly and served over ceci beans and other taste treats. (Raven, the First Nations creator, would have been pleased that the Alaskan halibut was treated with such respect!).
To finish we had the strawberries with balsamic vinegar gelee and other fabulous culinary manipulations by an obviously very skilled pastry chef (next time I will have to take notes to keep up!). We also had two cheeses, a French Coulommiers (like a more interesting version of Brie) with honey and walnuts; and a Swiss "Tete de Moine" ("Monk's head" - that is scraped instead of cut from the cheese round to bring out the flavor) with orange marmelade (both of these cheeses were excellent!). We finished with a nice espresso.
I wish I lived here; I would visit Boulevard often for the service and the food. Nancy Oakes is a chef superstar!
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