McCrossen’s Rolls Out New Summer Food and Drink Menu

McCrossens01_LoRes Photo by Mike Persico

McCrossen’s Tavern has rolled out chef Townsend Wentz’s summer menu with classics like pickled beet salad and marinated Boquerones as well as new dishes like braised rabbit pappardelle and whipped ricotta with thyme and olive oil.

Also check out Laurne Harris’ new cocktails for the summer. Among the new additions:

  • Agave Mojito, a refreshing twist with tequila and cilantro
  • Purple Orchid, a white wine cocktail with lavender and orange liquors and lemon
  • Blushing Lady, a sparkling blend of prosecco, aperol and orange.

Summer menu at McCrossen’s Tavern

SMALL PLATES

Gazpacho Andaluz
chilled soup of tomatoes, cucumber, roasted peppers
$6

Gala Apple & Arugula Salad
honey goat cheese, cranberries, onion, champagne-cider vinaigrette
$10

Foie Gras Terrine
toasted brioche, pickled cherries, vanilla
$12

Whipped Ricotta
thyme, olive oil, piment d’espelette, grilled rustic bread
$8

Marinated Boquerones
Spanish anchovies, Castelvetrano olives, pesto
$9

Pickled Beet Salad
frisée, ricotta, pistachios, pesto
$9

Panzanella Salad
cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, chickpeas, roasted red peppers, red onion, basil, croutons
$8

Sautéed Calamari
marinated white beans, preserved lemon, upland cress, charred red onion, basil, croutons
$10

Warm Vegetable Salad
ramps, asparagus, fiddle head ferns, fava beans, peas, lemon-bacon emulsion
$11

Tuna Tartare
apple, sesame, cilantro, lime
$12

Housemade Cavatelli
Italian sausage, roasted red peppers, long hots
$11

CHEESE/CHARCUTERIE

Ticklemore
P-goat, England

Tou dels Til.lers
P-cow, Spain

Ossau Iraty
R-sheep, France

Manchego 1605
R-sheep, Spain

Speck
smoked cured pork, Italy

Spanish Chorizo
spicy, dry, SP

Soppressata
black peppercorn, PA

Cacciatorini di Diavlo
Small hunter’s sausage, NY

selection of three/five
14/20

BAR MENU

Creekstone Farms Burger

Additions ($):
cheddar, blue cheese, provolone, SwissSwiss, American, bacon, caramelized onions, mushrooms, egg
$12

Tavern Wings
regular or habanero
$9/$17

Italian Roasted Pork Sandwich
rosemary roasted pork shoulder, provolone, long hots, fries
$10

Fish Tacos
two soft flour tortillas, tilapia, kimchee, red onion, mayo, sriracha, lime
$11

ENTREES

Roasted Rainbow Trout
Brussels sprouts, oyster mushrooms, citrus nage
$18

16oz Veal Chop
fiddlehead ferns, lardons, crème fraiche, sherry jus
$27

Pasta alla Chitarra
pesto, pine nut breadcrumbs, Parmigiano Reggiano
$18

Livornese Fish Stew
clams, mussels, shrimp, calamari, sea bass, tomato broth
$22

Braised Rabbit Pappardelle
royal trumpet mushrooms, fava beans, cippolini onions, rabbit jus
$19

Roasted Sea Scallops
cauliflower-golden raisin agrodolce, capers, oregano
$20

Spaghetti and Clams
littleneck clams, chilies, parsley, garlic, olive oil
$19

Pork Milanese
arugula-tomato salad, capers, white wine
$19

Roasted Organic Chicken Breast
olive oil potatoes, carrots boulangère, thyme jus
$18

McCrossen’s Tavern [Official Site]

Photo by Mike Persico

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  • Tartan69

    I can vouch for the rabbit pappardelle…it is tremendous