A Tasting in Filet Mignon at The Lodge Restaurant of Castle Hills will be offered through Saturday only at a price of $37.50 per person, including a glass of house wine. Make reservations by calling 210-349-8466. The menu follows:
First course: Beef Tartare with Sweet Corn Crema, Asparagus, Smoked Paprika and Shaved Red Onion. Second course: Slow-Braised Beef Tenderloin Ragu with Baby Arugula, Dijon Mustard and Soft Buttered Polenta. Third course: Cast-Iron Seared Beef Tenderloin with Blue Cheese Gratin, Cherry Tomato and Preserved Lemon Sauce Blanquette. Dessert: Deconstructed Tropical Cheesecake with Candied Pineapple Jam, Mango and Passion Fruit.
The Lodge Restaurant of Castle Hills is at 1746 Lockhill Selma Road.
New at the Bin
BIN 555’s newest menu additions range from the “DUK” Steamed Buns inspired from China, the Korean Short Rib BBQ Tacos from Korea and Braised Pork Belly Spring Rolls from Vietnam, to name a few.
Regional inspirations from the United States are also present with the “Corn Chip” Fried Chicken with whipped “ranch” and Steamed Local Eggs presented with candied lardons, pickled blueberry and maple beurre blanc.
In addition to more than 15 new menu items, there are five new desserts. These include a Coffee, Cherry and White Chocolate dessert, a presentation of coffee cake soil, creamy cappuccino mousse, house-made caramel sauce, white chocolate mousse and cherry ice cream made to order with liquid nitrogen.
Happy hour at Bin 555 and specials are from 3 to 6 p.m. daily. Call 210-496-0555 for more information. Bin 555 is in Artisans Alley at 555 W. Bitters Road.