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Big Bear Launches New Summer Dinner Menu Available Every Evening in Bloomingdale

by Prince Of Petworth July 3, 2012 at 12:00 pm 35 Comments


1st and R St, NW

From an email:

Big Bear Summer Dinner Menu
farm fresh, all house-made, served every night by candlelight

John, our new new chef, has been working tirelessly preparing a new menu with multiple courses and options available every night, and where everything is made in-house (all but the cheese plate!) and with produce from local farms He has been baking bread, preparing creme fraiche and fruit coulis for his house-made desserts, preparing local-farm vegetables, butchering poultry, cleaning fish, stuffing sausage, curing lemons, and washing lots of dishes.

Has anyone stopped by for dinner yet? Big Bear is located at the corner of 1st and R St, NW in Bloomingdale.

Full menu after the jump.

STARTERS

Cauliflower Soup with Onion Salad $6
Shiitake & Cremini Mushrooms with Black Walnut Salad on Green Beans $7
Pee Wee Egg on Kohlrabi & Lamb’s Quarters Greens $8
Roasted Quail with Bull’s Blood Beets & Tops $9

MAINS

Rockfish with Fennel, Carrot, Tuscan Kale & Grits,
Preserved Lemons $19
English Peas, Baby Squash and Lamb’s Quarters in Green Tomato Sauce with Salad of Small
Mixed Tomatoes, Olives, Barley & Sorrel $13
Roasted Chicken Leg with Basil Mashed PotatoesFava Beans, Spring Onion & Beet Greens $16
Meat Loaf with Black-Eyed Peas, Broccoli,
Snow Peas, Grilled Onions & Roasted Tomato Sauce $16

SIDES

Basil Mash Potatoes $5
Tomatoes & Basil $5
Grits with Fennel, Carrot & Tuscan Kale $5

CHEESE COURSE
One/Two/Three – $6/$9/$12

Mrs. Kirkham’s Tasty Lancashire
(Raw Cow’s Milk)
Beesley Farm, Preston, England
Coolea Gouda
(Pasteurized Cow’s Milk)
Willems’ Family Farm, Cork County, Ireland
Stichelton Blue
(Raw Stilton Style)

All served with Castleton Crackers, Vermont

DESSERT

Chocolate Cake with Fresh Sour Cherries &
Sour Cherry Coulis $6
Gooseberry & Rhubarb Walnut Crumble with
Whipped Cream $6
Buttermilk Cake with Blueberries &
Crème Fraiche $6

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