Titanic's last dinner - $12 000 a head

2012-04-15 22:13

Houston - Cullen's restaurant in Houston was one of several around the world that served lavish, 10-course meals on the 100th anniversary of the Titanic sinking in an attempt to replicate the last meal served aboard the ship.

Here's what Cullen's served to its dozen guests Saturday night, at a tab of $12 000 per head:

Hors d'oeuvres

—oysters a la Russe, canapes a l'amiral

First course

—consomme Olga, port wine and beef consommé, Maine scallops, parsley, celeriac

Second course

—poached Scottish salmon, sauce mousseline, cucumber, caviar, chives

Third course

—filet medallions Lilli, seared foie gras, pomme Anna, artichokes, truffles, sauce Perigueux, chicken saute, sauce Lyonnais, stuffed zucchini

Fourth course

—roast rack of lamb, mint sauce, roast duck, apple puree, sirloin of beef, pomme chateaux, buttered green peas, creamed carrots, rice pilaf, pomme Parmentier, boiled new potatoes

Fifth course

—punch romaine

Sixth course

—roast Pennsylvania squab, water cress, herbed croute, bread sauce, game chips

Seventh course

—chilled asparagus vinaigrette, salad frisee, oranges, radish

Eighth course

—pate de foie gras, celery salad, toasted brioche, sauterne jelly

Ninth course

—Waldorf pudding, poached hill country peaches, chartreuse jelly, chocolate and vanilla éclairs, french vanilla ice cream

Tenth course

—selection of Texas cheese, fresh seasonal tree and vine-ripened fruit

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