California – Manresa ***


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Manresa, Los Gatos, California

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A ‘Relais Chateaux’ property

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3 star michelin & 5 star Forbes

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‘fireplace’

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small four-seat bar, decent cocktails

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the dining room at the beginning of the night

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dining room bus during service

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‘The David’ cocktail

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‘petit fours’

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granola crisp

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red pepper and black olive

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chestnut truffle

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oyster, apple and caviar

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oyster apple and caviar

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farm egg and dandelion

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‘interesting pieces of silver’

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bread service with local butter

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Colle Stefano, Verdicchio di Materica 2015

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lightly smoked striped jack and brassicas

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lightly smoked striped jack and brassicas

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Mercy, Mercy… a Manresa/Sante Adairius Rustic Ales collaboration)

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Mercy, Mercy… a Manresa/Sante Adairius Rustic Ales collaboration)

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‘Into the Garden’, greens and bitters… one of the favorites because of all the flavor found on ‘simple’ greens

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‘Into the Garden’, greens and bitters

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Gunma Izumi ‘Chotoku’, Junmai Yamahai

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abalone and chicken consomme

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abalone and chicken consomme

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abalone and chicken consomme

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Chateau de Puligny-Mpntrachet, Puligny-Montrachet ‘Chalumeaux’ 2013

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cabbage royale, torn scallops and truffle

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cabbage royale, torn scallops and truffle

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Chandon de Briailles, Aloxe-Corton “Valoizieres’ 2013

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Chandon de Briailles, Aloxe-Corton “Valoizieres’ 2013

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wild mushroom, duneres crab, toasted levain soup

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wild mushroom, duneres crab, toasted levain soup

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wild mushroom, duneres crab, toasted levain soup

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Chambeyron-Manin, Cote-Rotie 2011

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Chambeyron-Manin, Cote-Rotie 2011

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wood pigeon, persimmon and walnuts

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wood pigeon, persimmon and walnuts

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Steven Kent, Lineage 2012

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grilled beef ‘au pioneer’ and pine mushroom rice

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grilled beef ‘au pioneer’ and pine mushroom rice

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pine mushroom rice

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‘napkin fold’

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yuzu and format blanc tart with sesame

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yuzu and format blanc tart with sesame

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yuzu and format blanc tart with sesame

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de Bartoli, Marsala ’10 year riserva’

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mont blanc, coffee, vanilla, milk chocolate, kuri squash, toasted milk

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mont blanc, coffee, vanilla, milk chocolate, kuri squash, toasted milk

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‘coffee service’

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‘macaroon service’

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‘petit fours’

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‘strawberry-chocolate’

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‘macarroons’

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‘macarroons’

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chocolate box

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chocolate box

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take home granola

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kitchen magic

Categories: California

1 comment

  1. Lovely photos. We didn’t know this place existed, so your photographs were much appreciated. Thank you.

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