Volunteer Park Cafe is bidding adieu to 2017 with a gorgeous meal on Sunday, December 31. The menu includes prawns, sole, duck breast, and a filet of beef with butter-poached potatoes and turnips—and to top it all off: Molten chocolate cake with orange crème anglaise and blood orange. The dinner is at 7pm and is $95/person, or $130 with wine pairings. Reservations can be made online at alwaysfreshgoodness.com or by calling the restaurant at 206.328.3155.
Without further ado, here’s the menu:
Citrus Salad with prawns, cress, and avocado
Sole with shellfish stock fume, spinach, olive crumble, and smoked trout roe
Duck Breast with sweet potato, apple gastrique, pistachio, and pomegranate
Filet of Beef with butter-poached potatoes and turnips, and red wine demi-glace
Molten Chocolate Cake with orange crème anglaise and blood orange
Ring in 2018 with a celebratory meal Volunteer Park Cafe!
Opened in 2007 and located among the elegant homes of Seattle’s North Capitol Hill, Volunteer Park Cafe (VPC) is chef Ericka Burke’s quintessential neighborhood-meeting place. With mismatched vintage chairs, throw pillows tossed along banquets, and a communal table running the length of the inviting sunlit room – it’s the perfect place to spend time. The food is delicious home-style goodness, house made pastries, savory and sweet, and a selection of fresh salads, soups, and sandwiches provide daytime provisions ordered from friendly faces behind the counter. As the light dims and the candles are lit, table service begins and guests cozy in for rustic pizzas and ever-changing seasonal offerings like Braised Beef Brisket with Creamy Polenta and Greens, Pan Seared Halibut, or the heavenly Pot Pie. VPC offers a generous selection of boutique wines by the glass and bottles of wine can be enjoyed at the cafe or taken to go. VPC is open Tuesday – Friday from 7am – 4:30pm, weekends from 8am – 4:30pm, and dinner is served Tuesday – Saturday from 5:30pm – 9pm.Happy is offered Tuesday – Friday from 5:30pm – 6:30pm. For more information, call 206.328.3155 or visit www.alwaysfreshgoodness.com.
Volunteer Park Cafe is located at 1501 17th Avenue East (at Galer) in Seattle, Washington.