New Chef, Menu for M Restaurant

Michael Caspi is in as the new chef at M Restaurant in the Morris House. He comes to the restaurant most known for its outdoor garden with a wealth of experience including Daniel, Adour Alain Ducasse, and Per Se.

Dinner at M Restaurant is served Tuesday through Saturday night and the menu changes weekly.

Highlights of the menu include Diver Scallops with a clam consomé and chicken and peanut sausage.

Check ou the full menu after the jump.

M (Re)Opening Menu

Cold Heirloom Beet Borsht
Beet Tapioca, Celery Fronds, Horseradish Yogurt, Young Dill, Crunchy Parmesan
7

Greens, Herbs, and Lettuces
Fines Herbes, Peach Vinaigrette
9

Salad of Artichokes
Tomato Confit, Olives, Barigoule Dressing
9

Pan-Roasted Corn Ravioli
Corn Crème Fraiche, Pickled Corn, Caramelized Corn Purée, Parsley
14

Rain Bowed Trout
Rainbow of Vegetables, Blue Foots, Ricotta Gnocchi, Vegetal Vinaigrette
18

Diver Scallop Islands
Clams Supreme, “Pearls,” Conchiglie, Crushed Grains and Seeds, Clams Consommé
22

Roast Chicken
Chicken and Peanut Sausage, Tomato Petals, Herbed Spätzle, Nut-Scented Roasting Juices
18

Sautéed Long Island Duck Breast
Almond Cream, Brined Cherry, Carrot Tails, Marbled Duck, Trofie Salad, Stone Fruits and Duck Jus
28

Braised and Glazed Short Ribs
Petit Turnips, Bacon Melba, Tarbais Bean Purée, Carrot Confetti, Tellicherry Tamarind Aigre Douce
24

M Restaurant [Official Site]

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  • nate

    Makes sense that the chef spent time at Per Se–the menu seems to borrow heavily from the Thomas Keller playbook. The artichoke dish, for instance, looks to be lifted straight out of the French Laundry Cookbook. But don’t get me wrong, I’d be stoked to have a little Keller in Philly!