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ColicchioWire: Craftbar Debuts Monday at Craft



    ColicchioWire: Craftbar Debuts Monday at Craft


    Century City: Tom Colicchio has been rolling out variousrecession-friendlydeals at his various New York restaurants for a few weeks now, and now he's bringing the show to LA too: today will mark the debut of Craftbar. Starting tonight, Tommy C and his chef de cuisine Matthew Accarrino will transform Craft's 26-seat front lounge and 80-seat terrace into Craftbar, offering an entire of menu that consists of small plates under $10. But what exactly comprises said menu? Glad you asked:

    Like Craft, the specific menu items at Craftbar will likely change regularly, but here's an idea of what to expect:

    snacks 6.
    Brussels Sprouts Leaves & Aleppo Pepper
    Hushpuppies & Tomato-Bacon Jam
    Falafel & Whipped Spicy Feta
    Jidori Chicken Wings w/ Maple Dijon Aïoli
    Maine Lobster & Smoked Bacon Roll
    Lamb Slider, Blue Cheese & Tomato Marmalade
    Steamed Short Rib Buns


    salads 8.
    Fennel, Apple, Walnut & Raisin
    Puntarelle & Crispy Anchovy
    Frisée, Bacon, Egg & Blue Cheese

    small plates 8.
    Raw Atlantic Fluke w/ Coconut & Finger Lime
    Raw Florida Cobia w/ Sea Beans & Meyer Lemon
    Raw Albacore Tuna w/ Pickled Shallots & Kishu Tangerine
    Cured Local Sardines w/ Celery & Espelette Peppers
    Lamb Belly w/ Chioggia Beets, Dates & Sumac Yoghurt
    Foie Gras Confit w/ Grapes, Apple & Macadamia Nuts
    Pigs Head Terrine & Radish Pickles
    Truffle Garlic Sausage & Lentils
    Veal & Ricotta Meatballs
    Calamari, Arugula, Lemon & Spanish Peanuts

    in a jar 8.
    White Bean Hummus w/ Zaatar Oil
    Mozzarella w/ Basil & Roasted Tomato
    Jidori Chicken Liver Mousse
    Berkshire Pork Rillettes

    pasta 9.
    Sausage Raviolini & Manila Clams
    Spaghetti & Local Abalone Puttanesca
    Braised Pork Pyramids w/ Tomato & Pecorino
    Spring Garlic & Mozzarella Agnolotti w/ Pancetta
    Braised Veal Ravioli & Hazelnut Brown Butter

    pizzettes 9.
    Leek & Local Goat Cheese
    Artichoke, Mozzarella & Salsa Verde

    cheese 5.
    Reblochon (cow) w/ Pickled Sour Cherries & Candied Pecans
    Quadrello di Buffala (buffalo) w/ Apple-Fennel Marmalade & Marcona Almonds
    Beemster (cow) w/ Pickled Sour Cherries & Candied Pecans
    Rochebaron (blue) w/ Kumquats & Walnuts

    sweets 7.
    Butterscotch Panna Cotta w/ Green Apple Ice
    Cinnamon-Sugar Donut Holes
    Honey Shortcakes w/ Rhubarb & Candied Pistachios
    Grilled Cinnamon Raisin Bread w/ Hazelnut Spread & Cocoa Nibs
    Frozen Coconut Parfait w/ Mango & Candied Coconut
    Coffee Ice Cream Parfait w/ Whiskey Sauce & Toffee Pecans

    cocktails 8.
    Yuzu Margarita
    Wokka Sake Vodka, Sake, Shiso Leaf, Yuzu Lime Juice w/ Yuzu kosho salt

    Bloody Mary Martini
    Hangar One Chipotle, Tomato, Horseradish, Lemon Oil, Crushed Black Pepper, Pickled Bean

    Century Sling
    Partida Reposado, Pineapple, Apricot Nectar, Lemon, Peychaud Bitters, Soda

    Pink Beemer
    Maker's Mark, Muddled Raspberry and Blueberry, Lemon Zest, Ginger Beer


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