More Michael Mina

Tapioca-Crusted Snapper
Dried Fruit Basmati Rice, Chile-Lime Vinaigrette

Ahi Tartare
Pine Nuts, Mint, Ancho Chile, Sesame Oil

Our waiter, Bryan, prepares the Ahi Tartare for us.

Apropos of earlier in the evening when we attended a Red Dress Gala in support of Women’s Cardiac Care, Bryan shapes the tuna into a heart.

Spinach Soufflé, Parmesan Cream

Roasted Marrow Bones

Passion Fruit Panna Cotta
Lemongrass Consommé, Coconut Sorbet

I think I’ll just let the photos speak for themselves.
The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is a luxury resort that has come to reflect the dynamic environment that surrounds it — where sun-washed stone and bright green cottonwoods rise up to meet the pale-blue sky and majestic purple mountains. But it tops my list for these reasons:  Michael Mina’s Bourbon Steak Restaurant and my absolute favorite amenity,  a copy of his cookbook in every suite! Now that’s my kind of bedtime story 🙂
A special thank you to Mandy, Rachel, Jana and Laura for an enchanted evening…
…cheers girls, YAY for Pink Champagne AND a good cause!

7 thoughts on “More Michael Mina”

  1. You’re killing me here. The closest I’ve been to a Michael Mina restaurant is watching the opening of his Vegas restaurant on Food TV. How delicious do his creations look.

  2. Good LAWRD, woman! This is amazing!!! I know it can seem a bit over-done with all of the exclamations, but they are so well deserved. You are right, the photos do speak for themselves AND a cookbook to boot?!?! I would be in heaven. I have a great recipe for a carrot souffle, but I’m lov’n the punch of color with the spinach. Yum.

    I”m glad you had so much fun.

    xoxox Amy

  3. I’d be thrilled with just the spinach souffle and passionfruit panna cotta. What a gorgeous feast!

  4. Hi Giz – he is one of my favorites.

    Hi Ann and Pinknest – how about the color of that souffle? Incredible!

    Hi Anamika – thank you so much.

    Hi Amy – thank you and I ordered the cookbook from amazon, it just came. YAY!

    Hi Susan – every dish could stand alone. I was extremely impressed!

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