Striped Bass alum Christopher Lee is coming back to Philadelphia. Fans will get their first chance to try his food on New Year’s Eve at Christopher Lee at 1623, the prelude to Sophia, which will be coming to the location in 2013.
There will be three options on New Year’s Eve in the former Salt & Pepper. Lee and chef de cuisine Oris Jeffers will be preparing a four-course dinner with Champagne for $45, a later seating for $75 and a bar package for $35 between 10 p.m. and midnight.
Arugula & Fennel Salad
Parmesan Cheese, Pears, Almonds, Pomegranate Vinaigrette
Braised Short Rib, Crispy Horseradish, Celery Leaves
2nd Course – Choice of
Butternut Squash Ravioli
Pancetta, Brussels Sprouts Leaves, Cider Brown Butter Sauce
Seared Diver Sea Scallops
Cauliflower, Capers, Kumquats, Local Honey, Verjus
3rd Course – Choice of
West Coast Halibut
Little Neck Clams, Leeks, Baby Turnips, Fine Herbs
Grilled Aged NY Strip Loin
Creamed Spinach, Fingerling Potatoes, Brandied Peppercorn Jus
Chef Christopher Lee at 1623 [Facebook]