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A few good Restaurant Week menus: Salt

I do love looking at Restaurant Week menus. Some of them are so lame!

Salt Tavern in Upper Fells Point has a good one. It looks freshly considered -- although, that's a given at Salt, where Jason Ambrose and company regularly overhauls the menu. Also, the RW menu at Salt has more than the usual number of choices but is still focused and manageable. What do you think about Salt's RW menu -- if you haven't been for a while, does it tempt you to go back.

First Course (choice of one)

Watermelon and Cherry Glen Goat Cheese Salad
Bibb lettuce, balsamic reduction

Three Bean Salad
English peas, edamame, chickpeas, red onion, roasted red pepper,
corn meal crostini, feta lemon vinaigrette                                                  

Spicy Smoked Shrimp and Corn Chowder
Applewood bacon, Yukon gold potatoes

Grilled Spanish Octopus
Capers, lemon juice, olives, red peppers, grilled flat bread

White Fish Ceviche
Avocado, red onion, aji amarillo, lime juice, cilantro, grilled sweet potatoes

Lemon Ricotta Ravioli
Guanciale, lemon pesto, blue berries

Pork and Queso Fresco Empanada
Sofrito sauce, jalapeño jelly

Swedish Meatballs
Lingonberry preserves, potato cake, pickled cucumbers
Second Course (choice of one)

Cape May Fluke Filet
Corn and crab succotash, brown butter and cauliflower puree

Coriander and Pepper Crusted Cobia Loin
Seaweed salad, ginger soy glaze, spicy seafood pot stickers                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
Roasted Grouper Filet
Oven roasted tomatoes, chanterelle mushrooms, lobster corn broth

Summer Vegetable Lasagna
House made pasta, fresh tomato sauce

Crispy Duck Confit Leg
Fresh cherry and farro salad, toasted pistachios, orange vinaigrette

Spicy Thai Peanut Pork Shank
Udon noodle stir-fry

Grilled Brown Sugar and Ancho Pepper Skirt Steak
Sweet plantains and chili pepper hash, grilled green onions, chimichurri sauce

Third Course (choice of one)

An assortment of house made desserts

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