Special A La Carte and Prix Fixe Menus Available
January 24, 2018 – Portland, OR – With Mardi Gras falling the day before Valentine’s Day this year, there two delicious evenings worth of excellent dining available at Acadia Bistro.
On Tuesday, February 13th, chef/owner Seamus Foran will offer a 3-course dinner for $25, including special Mardi Gras entrees, a house greens salad, and King Cake bread.
Mardi Gras Entrees
Louisiana Wild Catfish cornmeal fried with black-eyed peas and deviled tasso
Cajun Jambalaya with smoked chicken, andouille sausage, house-made tasso and smoked tomato relish
Louisiana White Shrimp Creole with black kale, button mushrooms and spinach
Crawfish Linguine shrimps, sherry-tomato cream and spinach
Smoked Pork Cheeks white bean cassoulet
Smoked Pork Cheeks white corn grits, apples, red chili honey
Crawfish-Andouille Mac & Cheese
The regular dinner menu will also be available, and the above Mardi Gras entrees are available as a la carte options. As is Acadia’s tradition, the lucky finder of a toy baby in a slice of King Cake will win a $50 gift certificate.
On Wednesday, February 14th, the restaurant will serve a 4-course Valentine’s Day dinner for $70 per person:
Smoked Tomato Soup
Hush Puppies orange-horseradish marmalade
Louisiana BBQ Shrimp lemon, butter, black pepper and rosemary
Wild Mushroom Ragout pearl onions, fresh herbs and puff pastry
Cornmeal Fried Willapa Bay Oysters jalapeño waffle, buttermilk dressing
Field Greens Salad crumbled egg and Creole mustard vinaigrette
Roasted Beet Salad arugula, frisee, feta, pumpkin seeds
Louisiana Blue Crab Bisque crawfish toast and watercress
Seafood Gumbo blue crab, crawfish tails andouille and okra with white rice
Filet of NY Striploin garlic whipped potatoes, oregon truffle butter and red chile jus de veau
Louisiana Seabream skillet bronzed with blue crab, mandarins, spinach Madeleine, and almonds
Smoked Pork Cheeks white cheddar grits, apple, and pecans
Blackened Shrimp Acadian crawfish stuffing, celery root remoulade, smoked tomato beurre blanc
Goat Cheese Gnocchi apples, sage, chanterelle mushrooms, pecans, and butternut squash
Bread Pudding bourbon caramel sauce, pecans, whipped cream
Banana Crème Trifle candied peanuts
Buttermilk Chocolate Cake chocolate ganache, brown butter-sea salt ice cream
Dinner service starts at 5:00 p.m. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by calling (503) 249-5001 or through OpenTable.com.
Located in the Sabin/Irvington neighborhood of Portland, Acadia has been serving modern American cuisine rooted in Louisiana food traditions since 2001. The restaurant uses locally-grown fruits, vegetables and meats, as well as exclusively wild caught seafood from the Gulf coast and Pacific Northwest. The restaurant is located at 1303 NE Fremont St. in Portland. For reservations, please call (503) 249-5001. www.acadiapdx.com.