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The author brings the vibrant food scene of the city into our world with these iconic recipes and preparations.



Soup du Jour amical 4/6

daily selection from our own recipe book

Tomato Soup en Croute amical 9

our signature soup with a puff pastry crust

Spicy Beef Soup+ page 137 4/6

Yukon gold potatoes, tamarind, fresh basil

Appetizers & Salad

Rice Noodle Parcels + page 39 10

shiitake mushrooms, tofu, carrots, tamari, fresh herbs, romaine hearts, chile-lime dipping sauce

Chicken Curry Puffs page 71 12

deep-fried dumpling, potato & onion, Sweet & Tart Cucumber Relish (page 319)

Grilled Pork Skewers* page 42 12

local pork, soy-garlic marinade, Thai chile-tamarind dipping sauce, cilantro

Stir-fried Lump Crab page 87 15

Thai chiles, bell peppers, green beans, kaffir lime leaves, oyster sauce

Grapefruit Salad + page 46 8

romaine hearts, roasted peanuts, toasted coconut, lime juice, fried shallots, Chile Jam with Shrimp (page 22)


“Train” Fried Rice+ page 211 19

tofu, scrambled egg, onion, tomato, jasmine rice, sesame & tamari, Thai chiles, cucumber, scallions

Black Pepper Roasted Chicken page 155 19

one half bird, jasmine rice, Dried Chile-Tamarind Sauce (page 42), Spicy Corn Salad (page 124)

Egg Noodles with Hakka Meatballs page 244 24

ground pork & shrimp meatballs, tofu, scallions, cilantro, bean sprouts, preserved cabbage, pickled chiles

Coconut-Ginger Chicken+ page 105 24

pan-braised chicken breast, lemongrass, jasmine rice, pickled chiles, spicy corn salad

Great Lakes Whitefish+ amical 26

house preparation choices: herb, parmesan, nut crust or blackened, served with rice & fresh vegetables

Barbecued Pork with Sweet Gravy+ page 189 26

slow-roasted local pork shoulder, jasmine rice, cucumber, scallion, soft-boiled egg

Beef & Cucumber Curry + page 93 28

Rice Farms flat iron steak, cumin-coriander rub, jasmine rice, cucumber relish, lime

Sweet & Sour Curried Salmon*+ page 103 28

poached salmon & baby spinach, red curry, kaffir lime leaf, shrimp stock, jasmine rice

Shrimp Tom Yam*+ page 223 30

wild-caught gulf shrimp, udon noodles, coconut milk, chile jam, cilantro, lime

Short Rib Stew & Shrimp Paste Sauce page 257 32

star anise, udon noodles, fried shrimp puree, pickled chiles, roasted peanuts, scallion & cilantro

Featured Dessert

Mango Sundae page 308 7

coconut sticky rice, mango ice cream, peanuts, whipped cream

+Denotes a dish that can be prepared gluten free

*Michigan Food Law warns of certain risks associated with the consumption of raw or undercooked proteins

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