A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor

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    Starters & Soups

  • Freshly Baked Bread
  • Baguette Rolls - Multigrain Whole Wheat
  • Banana and Orange
    splashed with a lemon mint syrup
  • Radicchio and Arugula
    lush bitter greens warmed with roasted forest mushrooms. Served with diced fresh tomatoes and mandarin oranges Your choice of dressings: Italian, Thousand Island, Ranch, Blue Cheese or Fat Free French Basil Dressings available on request: Caesar, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Honey Dijon, Asian Sesame
  • Thai Curried Chicken Salad
    a savory combination of chicken, mango chutney, cilantro and minty cool coconut cream. Served with an East Indian naan bread stick
  • Calamari Fritti
    tender calamari lightly breaded and golden fried, served with a zesty marinara dipping sauce
  • Cheddar and Crab Chowder
    creamy crab chowder with a piquant Cheddar cheese bite, served with an Armenian lavosh cracker
  • Chilled Anjou Pear Soup
    cool and ripe as autumn, with rubies of dried cherry


  • Tossed Caesar Salad
    crisp romaine tossed with creamy garlic dressing, sprinkled with Parmesan cheese and crunchy seasoned croutons. Served with seared teriyaki salmon fillet or "blackened" grilled chicken breast
  • Sautéed Atlantic Sole with Lemon Pesto
    nestled on a bed of rustic zucchini Provençal and served with garlic mashed potatoes
  • Mushroom and Onion Burger
    hand-formed, sizzle-grilled beef patty with seared mushrooms, onions and creamy Gouda cheese, on a golden-toasted kaiser roll. Served with all your favorite condiments and twice-fried shoestring potatoes this burger can be served on a low-carb bun and without French fries
  • Open Faced Steak Sandwich
    cooked just as you like it and served on freshly baked focaccia, crowned with sautéed onions. Served with fresh-made French-fries
  • Wiener Schnitzel
    crunchy-coated escalope of veal, golden sautéed and served with sugar snap peas and home-fried potatoes
  • Pasta
    tender tubular penne quick-tossed with piping hot marinara sauce, alfredo sauce or meat sauce


  • Freshly Baked Bread
    Ciabatta Rolls - Three Seed Rolls - Black Forest Loaf with Pumpkin Seeds

  • Fresh Fruit Medley
    sweet melon, papaya and pineapple accented with minted lemon yogurt
  • Italian Prosciutto Ham
    thinly shaved air-dried Parma ham with a ripe honeydew melon fan
  • Trio of Salmon with Prawns and Pearls of the Ocean
    a selective tasting of delicately smoked salmon, pickled salmon and gravlax, with jumbo prawn and a caviar garnish
  • New England Clams Casino
    clams on the half shell topped with seasoned butter and bacon and finished in the oven

    Soups & Salads

  • Broadway Basil Tomato
    mellow puree of vine ripened plum tomato and basil with a chili flake kick, topped with a crème fraîche crostini
  • New England Seafood Bouillabaisse with Rouille
    a traditional stew of salmon, halibut, mussels, bay scallops and shrimps in a fragrant tomato fish broth, served with a focaccia crouton spread with spicy aioli
  • Chilled Blueberry
    with a touch of crème de cassis and Champagne
  • Baby Spinach with Cranberry Vinaigrette
    delicate spinach leaves tossed with caramelized cranberries and layered with crisp sweet potato chips Choice of Dressing: House Italian, Blue Cheese, Ranch, Thousand Island or fat free creamy Italian Dressing available on request: Caesar, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Honey Dijon and Asian Sesame


  • Farfalle with Smoky-Grilled Portobello Mushrooms
    tossed in a light fresh pesto sauce with sun-dried tomatoes. Garnished with crisp fried basil
  • Roasted Ling Cod
    sweet mild fish on a lively ragoût of artichoke hearts, tomatoes and black beans flavored with oregano olive oil. Served with a saffron scented risotto cake
  • Roast Rack of Pork with Caramelized Apples
    tender loin rolled in fresh herbs and served with spiced apple chutney, steamed broccoli, baby carrots and home-style potato mash
  • Chicken and Dumplings
    tender, flavorful chicken slowly simmered with fresh herbs and seasonings and served with dumplings and carrot pearls
  • Black Pepper Crusted New York Sirloin Steak
    served with a red wine shallot sauce, golden-grilled yellow and green zucchini and creamy twice-baked potato
  • Roasted Game Hen with Sage Walnut Sauce
    served with mellow Savoy cabbage and tangy cranberry gnocchi
  • Eggplant Cannelloni Parmigiano
    marinara-roasted eggplant rolls filled with creamy pesto ricotta cheese, nestled on a savory mushroom risotto

    Daily Alternatives

  • Traditional Caesar Salad
  • Grilled Salmon
  • Seared Chicken Breast
  • Grilled Sirloin Steak
  • Baked Potato with sour cream, bacon bits and chives available upon request

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