New York City is known for its skyscrapers, Times Square, Broadway musicals, Wall Street and its food. It is a hotbed of culinary fusion. NYC is not only a depot for cuisines from around the world, but the place where many important dishes originated, if not by pure invention, then as uniquely compelling adaptations of things that migrated in from elsewhere.
During the 20th Annual Festival Gourmet, Kaiser Maximilian Restaurant in Puerto Vallarta is featuring some of the iconic foods from New York City. Chef and Owner Andreas Rupprechter, Executive Chef Juan Carlos Palomera and Guest Chef Chris Bradley from New York City have created a special menu highlighting NYC cuisine with a twist. These dishes were created especially for this event.
The Festival Gourmet runs November 13 – 23, 2014 but you can enjoy the NYC menu at Kaiser Maximilan until December 13, 2014. Some of these items may become part of the regular menu.
Salmon Pastrami with potato latke, beets, red onions, cucumbers
Waldorf Salad made with chicory, apples, celery, grapes & a honey-walnut vinaigrette
Roasted Carrots with quinoa, spiced pumpkin seeds & a mint-yogurt dressing
Steak Tartare with Jerusalem artichokes, mushrooms & capers
Manhattan Clam Chowder with gnocchi, bacon & smoked tomato
Seared Foie Gras with pear Tarte Tatin, almonds and a rum caramel
Roasted Red Snapper served with a sauce à la Wenberg, celery, fennel & spinach
Grilled Mahi-mahi with curried cauliflower, cashews, raisins & parsley
Seared Scallops over polenta, braised romaine, roasted tomato & prosciutto
Roasted Duck Breast with turnips, butternut squash & buckwheat risotto
Delmonico Steak with fingerling potato au gratin, creamed kale & a Bordelaise sauce
Grilled Lamb Chop and Sausage with chickpeas, eggplant, olives, feta & arugula
General Tso’s Tofu tossed with broccoli, barley fried rice & peanuts
NY Cheesecake with raspberry, blueberry & basil
Caramel Semifreddo with a chocolate macaroon, hazelnut praline & espresso hot fudge
Coconut Panna Cotta with mango, passion fruit & granola
This menu is served from noon until 11pm at the Kaiser Maximilian Espresso Bar, Olas Altas 380-C and from 5 to 11pm in the main dining room, Olas Altas 380-B. Sample NYC’s most important, and best-tasting, gastronomic inventions at Kaiser Maximilian.