The Back Porch Café - Coastal Delaware Restaurant Week 2019 Menu

May 31, 2019

Story Location:
59 Rehoboth Avenue
Rehoboth Beach  Delaware  19971
United States


The Back Porch Café Menu
$45 Prix Fixe
Appetizer, Entree, & Dessert
Sunday June 2nd - Saturday June 8th
* No changes or substitutions.*
**Menu items subject to change.**


First Course:
Choose One

crisp veal sweetbread
leek and potato latke, prosciutto, morel

Chesapeake crab ravioli
tomato concasse, lemon vin blanc

peppercured loin of tuna
corn meal blini, meyer lemon salsa

grilled garlic shrimp
thai red curry, sesame noodle

grilled octopus
chorizo and potato ragout, avocado puree

roast romanesco
smokey paprika hummus, caramelized onion 

pâté de campagne
pickled grape, mango mustard

spring pea
pancetta, baby iceberg, feta vinaigrette

red beet
avocado, orange, pumpkin seed, sherry vinaigrette

spring caprese salad
burrata, fava bean, arugula, mint

mesclun salad greens
grape tomato, shallot vinaigrette

gazpacho blanco
avocado, cilantro


Second Course:
Choose One

rabbit bolognese
proscuitto wrapped loin, spinach fettuccini, spring peas, parmesan

seared atlantic halibut
smoked ham hock, fennel, peas, radish

demi-rack of lamb
lamb meatball, roasted garlic, yogurt, mint and parsley pesto, fennel

grilled pork tenderloin
smoked potato, rapini, ramp aioli 

grilled calves liver
soft sage polenta, applewood smoked bacon, red onion jam

tenderloin of veal
escarole, morel, garlic cream

Maine lobster and shrimp au gratin
creamed spinach, haricots verts, tomato, preserved lemon

grilled Japanese eggplant
beluga lentil, fennel, preserved lemon vinaigrette 

five spice duck breast
thai green curry, jasmine rice, baby bok choy

wild king salmon
spring vegetable ragout, fava bean hummus, shellfish nage 

seared guinea hen breast
cucumber rise, creole crayfish ragout

pan-seared flat iron steak
fontina aligot croquette, asparagus, morel


Third Course:
Choose One

Cinnamon Basil Crème Brulée
Pistachio & Pinenut Biscotti

Meyer Lemon Semolina Cake
Whipped Cream, Syrup

Dark Chocolate Bourbon Torte
Vanilla Bourbon Mousse

White Chocolate Bread Pudding
Raspberry Chantilly

Vanilla Cheesecake
Salted Fig Caramel

Coupe of Mixed Berries
Lemon Sorbet, Lemoncello

Hazelnut and Milk Chocolate Semifreddo
whipped cream

Rhubarb and Sweet Cherry Crisp
Vanilla Ice Cream

Almond and Blueberry Frangipane Tart
Blueberry Jam


Featured Wines

Balestri Valda Soave Classico, Italy 2018

Herman Story “After Hours” Rose of Grenache, Central Coast 2016


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A portion of the proceeds from Coastal Delaware Restaurant Week will be donated to:
MEALS ON WHEELS: Lewes-Rehoboth