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Menu for CITY Night at Border Grill Announced

Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger
Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger

Earlier this week we told you about CITY Night at Border Grill -- a special event at which Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken will indulge the nostalgia of their 1980s glory days by serving a menu inspired by their first restaurant, City Cafe and its subsequent incarnation, CITY. Today, the menu was announced, and as was the case in their former kitchens, it crosses continents.

See the menu after the jump:

CITY Appetizers


(served family-style)

Chinese Sausage Salad

grilled Chinese sausage, red onion, celery leaves, chiles, garlic, kaffir lime leaves

Beef Carpaccio

cracked pepper-shallot vinaigrette, Parmesan, chives

Fried Sage Leaves

tomato salsa, tomatillo salsa

Roasted Red Peppers

feta cheese, basil, extra virgin olive oil

CITY Small Plates

(select one for prix-fixe)

Lobster Bisque with Armagnac

herb sautéed croutons

CITY Salad

butter lettuce, carrot, cucumber, daikon radish, sesame vinaigrette

Stuffed Rigatoni

chicken fennel mousse, Parmesan cream

Lime Marinated Sea Scallops

thinly sliced sea scallops, finger lime, extra virgin olive oil

Potato Bhujia

spiced potato fritters, cilantro, mint chutney, yogurt sauce

CITY Large Plates

served with parsnip chips, carrot rutabaga puree and shredded Brussels sprouts

Grilled Baseball Steak

Madeira, gorgonzola, crispy potatoes

Portuguese Mussel and Cockle Stew

red, green and yellow bell peppers, kalamata olives, linguiça sausage, white port

Sautéed Halibut Cheeks with Tomato and Pernod

tomato concasse, snow peas, Pernod, homemade fettuccine

Braised Duck with Red Curry

grilled Japanese eggplant, scallion, basmati rice

CITY Indian Veg Plate

cauliflower pea curry, spicy coriander okra, homemade paneer cheese, daal, basmati rice, tamarind chutney, papadum, cucumber raita

Pan-Roasted Pork Chop

spaetzle, caraway cream sauce, sweet-and-sour red cabbage, fresh thyme vinaigrette

Spicy CITY Chicken

marinated grilled chicken, cilantro sauce, pickled tomatoes, basmati rice, grilled scallion

CITY Desserts

CITY Cupcake

bittersweet chocolate cupcake, vanilla bean pastry cream filling, dark chocolate ganache

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

lemon ice cream

Almond Pithivier

cranberry pear compote, crème fraiche ice cream

CITY Chocolate

dark chocolate pate, rum-soaked raisins, espresso crème anglaise

Chewy Date Bar

golden oat crumble, caramel ice cream

As a reminder, CITY Night takes place at Border Grill's downtown location on Wed., Feb. 29. Diners can order a four-course prix fixe for $75 per person, or order a la carte in the restaurant's Cantina. Reservations are recommended.


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