November 9, 2012 – PORTLAND, OR – On November 22, 2012, guests at Gracie’s in downtown Portland’s glamorous Hotel deLuxe will find the restaurant’s delectable new small plates menu enhanced with enticing holiday specials in celebration of Thanksgiving.
Gracie’s new small plates menu stars the very best regional ingredients and has been inspiring gratitude and rave reviews from diners since debuting earlier this fall. Highlights include: butternut squash bread pudding with fontina and leek cream ($7), crispy polenta with braised greens ($8), spiced cherry duck breast with Szechuan pepper ($14) and, the dish that earned Gracie’s the top prize in last month’s Portland Lamb Jam contest, braised lamb with fruited Israeli cous cous ($15.)
On Thanksgiving only, this small plate menu will be offered in tandem with entrée-sized options featuring elegant twists on iconic Thanksgiving dishes and regional favorites. These include:
• Turkey with butternut squash bread pudding, green beans, Brussels sprouts, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and turkey gravy ($24)
• Oregon Dungeness crab and bay shrimp stuffed salmon with béarnaise sauce, asparagus and whipped Alba Gold potatoes ($32)
• Beef tenderloin wrapped with pate, mushroom duxelle and puff pastry served with winter root vegetables and crispy potatoes ($35)
• Imperial Stock Ranch beef Ribeye, twice baked potatoes, green beans and red wine demi-glace ($28)
Included in the price of these larger Thanksgiving specials are a choice of pecan pie, pumpkin pie or seasonal fruit crisp.
Gracie’s will serve their regular brunch menu from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the small plates menu with Thanksgiving specials from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, November 22, 2012.
For reservations, call (503) 222-2171 or visit www.opentable.com. The restaurant is located at 729 SW 15th Ave., Portland, OR 97205.