Monday, April 3, 2017

Celebrate Easter at Bastille

From our friends at Bastille Restaurant & Wine Bar...

On Sunday, April 16th, Chef/owners of Bastille, Christophe and Michelle Poteaux present a $49 three-course menu from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM, evolving from brunch through dinner, with brunch entrees available until 3:00 PM.

Appetizers include carrot-ginger Bisque with crème fraiche and scallions; shrimp beignets with guacamole and lime and more. During brunch hours, selections include PB & J French Toast - peanut butter and raspberry jam stuffed brioche French toast with pure maple syrup, two fried eggs and duck fat home fries; and “Breakfast Parisien” - Parisian-style scrambled eggs with bacon, croissant and duck fat home fries. A sampling of entrees available all day include Bacalhau a Portuguesa--Cod filet with olives, capers, onions, fingerling potatoes, fennel, and carrots; and Couscous de Barbes - braised lamb shoulder, merguez, lamb kefta, Moroccan-spices summer vegetable stew, garbanzo beans, couscous,  and harissa-lamb jus.


Chef Michelle’s desserts finish the meal with a selection of carrot cake with cream cheese frosting, caramel ice cream, toasted walnuts, crème anglaise and crispy carrots; lemon ginger butter bar with blueberries and blueberry ice cream; almond mousse with almond cake, strawberries, candied almonds, white chocolate and strawberry sorbet; and Valrhona bittersweet chocolate almond cake with chocolate glaze, raspberry coulis, Valrhona chocolate ice cream and raspberries.

Bastille is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11:30 AM until 10 PM and Sunday 11:30 AM until 9 PM serving brunch, lunch, dinner and all day dining with café and bar menu offered. The restaurant is located in The Asher at 606 N. Fayette Street in Alexandria, Virginia, just two blocks from the Braddock Metro. For reservations and further information, log into or call (703) 519-3776.