Houston Restaurant Week Blog: Mockingbird Bistro

August 18, 2011 by  
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Mockingbird Bistro

@mockingbirdbistro

This quaint eatery in the heart of Montrose bustles with hipsters, yuppies and goldeners alike.  All enjoy the super fresh and tasty cuisine.

Bistro Caesar
Creamy Parmesan Dressing, Truffled Potato Croutons, Sweet Pepper Bruschetta
Wine Pairing: 2010 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc,  Marlborough, New Zealand

Lobster Risotto
Carnaroli Risotto with Maine Lobster and Citrus Beurre Blanc
Wine Pairing: 2010 Starry Night Chardonnay, Napa Valley, California

Onion Soup “Modern Style”
Slow Roasted 1015 Onions, Gruyere Crostini
Wine Pairing: NV Fantinel Prosecco, Fruili-Venezia-Giulia, Italy

Tri-Melon Gazpacho
Texas Shrimp Ceviche & Garlic Flatbread
Optional Wine Pairing: 2010 Bieler Rosé (dry rosé), Provence, France

2nd
King Salmon
Local Sweet Peppers, Wasabi Whipped Potatoes & Ginger / Soy Sauce
Wine Pairing: 2008 Stoller “JV” Pinot Noir, Dundee Hills, Oregon

Roasted Half Chicken
Summer Squash, Polenta Croutons & Orange / Cranberry Glaze
Wine Pairing: 2010 Starry Night Chardonnay, Napa Valley, California

Slow Braised CAB Short Ribs
Creamy “Farroto”, Organic Baby Spinach & Braising Jus
Wine Pairing: 2007 Brick Angel “Littlefoot”(syrah/petite syrah/zinfandel), Napa Valley, California

Diver Scallops
Roasted Rainbow Cauliflower, Heirloom Baby Tomatoes & Truffle Pea Butter
Wine Pairing: 2008 Mer Soleil “Silver”, Santa Lucia Highlands, California

3rd
Summer Wild Berry Cobbler
Vanilla Ice Cream

Flourless Chocolate Cake
Hazelnut Butter Cream

Apple Bread Pudding
Cinnamon Ice Cream
Wine Pairing: 2010 Erazurriz Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc, Maipu, Chile

 

H Texas Ratings:

Romantic Dining: ****

Family Friendly: **

Cost: ***

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