Fond Adds $35 Prix Fixe, Revamps Menus for Winter

Chef's Table at Fond

Chef’s Table at Fond

Fond on East Passyunk Avenue has updated its menu for winter 2015. Lee Styer and Jesse Prawlucki’s restaurant is now offering a $35 prix fixe menu that changes weekly.

That’s in addition to the regular a la carte menu and the five ($59) and seven course ($69) menus, Fond’s Chef’s Table can be reserved for four to ten people and chef Styer will work with his guests to create a custom nine-course tasting menu.

Cold Appetizers

Oysters 15
half dozen, mignonette

Tuna Crudo 13
red curry, avocado, coconut

Chicken Liver Mousse 12
pickled red onions, grilled sourdough

Wild Boar Pâté 13
Dijon mustard, grilled sourdough

Arugula Salad 10
preserved lemon, chick peas, Ibores

Hot Appetizers

Lobster Risotto 14
truffle, hazelnuts

Grilled Duck Hearts 12
fennel salad, tahini yogurt

Seared Foie Gras 18
Asian pear, pecans, maple cream cheese

Crispy Pork Rillettes 12
pickles, truffle parmesan aioli

Butternut Squash Soup 12
green curry, coconut, lump crab meat

Main Course

Skate Wing 27
Meyer lemon risotto, edamame, soy brown butter

Arctic Char 28
ricotta gnocchi, Beech mushrooms, Ivory sauce

“Green Circle” Chicken 29
gigante beans, kale, pancetta, bread crumbs, sherry jus

Pork Belly 28
Okinawan sweet potatoes, escarole, Dijon jus

Braised Short Ribs 29
caramelized onion spaetzle, Brussels sprouts, sauce Bordelaise


Vanilla Bean Crème Brûlée 9
cranberries, orange, hazelnut shortbread

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake 9
Meyer lemon curd, pistachio meringue, honey yogurt

Malted Milk Chocolate Ice Cream 8
peanut brittle, chocolate crumble, peanut butter ganache

Dark Chocolate Tart 9
espresso mascarpone, cinnamon caramel, bananas brûlée

Sorbet Sampler 8
trio of house-made sorbets, waffle cookie

Cheese Plate 15
assorted cheeses and accompaniments

Dessert Wines

La Troussepinete White, Lise Baccara, France 10/70

Rivesaltes Tuilé, Arnaud de Villeneuve, NV, France 11/62

Monbazillac, Domaine Grange Neuve, 2007, France 9/36

Pedro Ximénez, Bodegas Toro Albala, Don PX Gran Reserva, 1983, Spain 15

Madeira, The Rare Wine Company Historic Series
Savannah Verdelho, Portugal 14

Porto Kopke, 10 Years Old Port, Portugal 12

Dolce, Late Harvest, Napa Valley, CA 2007 145

French Press Coffee 3.5

Cappuccino 4

Espresso 3

Tea 2

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