Photos by Steve Legato.
Bryn Mawr’s Restaurant Cerise is offering two special menus to celebrate the holidays. Cerise, frequently a Main Line Today Readers’ and Critics’ Choice for best chef and BYOB, features contemporary European-style cuisine.
The four-course Christmas dinner, to be held Dec. 25, based on interest, is $59 per person. Here’s a glimpse at the menu:
Hors d’Oeuvres for the Table
Green oak leaf salad, buttermilk dressing, spiced pecan, roasted cipollini
House-made campanelle, brussels sprouts, guanciale, cherries, truffle
Herbed risotto, pan-seared sweetbreads, gremolata, pomegranate
Roasted goose, apple and fennel stuffing, red cabbage, crispy potatoes
Beef tenderloin, Yorkshire pudding, creamed Swiss chard, merlot demi-glace
Chestnut cake, butterscotch, graham cracker, toasted marshmallow ice cream
White chocolate cheesecake, lemon curd, speculoos
The restaurant’s New Year’s Eve menu features a six-course meal by Chef Ben Thomas, sure to wow diners with his impressive take on classic celebratory dishes:
New Year’s Eve Menu
$85 per person
Frisée salad, red beets, crispy potato, citrus vinaigrette
Poached lobster, buttermilk crepe, leeks, tarragon, celery root
House-made campanelle, grano arso, maitake, chanterelles, porcini
Magret duck breast, baby spinach, garlic confit, cognac, pink peppercorn
Cheese plate, Delice de Bourgogne, bleu d’Auvergne, aged manchego
White chocolate mousse, lemon curd, raspberries, local honey
Reservations are required and can be made by calling (610) 527-4400 or by booking online.
1011 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, www.restaurantcerise.com.