Tess

2499 North Bartlett Avenue Milwaukee WI 53211 • 414-964-8377

2499 North Bartlett Avenue
Milwaukee WI 53211
414 964 8377

 

FIRST COURSE
    LUMPIA ...  $8
  GROUND PORK SPRING ROLLS – PICKLED GREEN PAPAYA – SWEET & TANGY THAI CHILI SAUCE    
    *CITRUS-COCONUT CEVICHE ...  $9
  WILD CAUGHT SHRIMP – MANGO PICO DE GALLO – PLANTAIN CHIPS    
    *STEAMED MUSSELS ...  $11
  COCONUTMILK & CHIPOTLE BROTH - CILANTRO – MINT    
    CRAB CAKE ...  $10
  CREOLE REMOULADE - RED PEPPER COULIS – IDAHO WINDOW PANE CHIP    
    GARAM MASALA SAMOSAS ...  $8
  POTATOES – GREEN PEAS – CUCUMBER YOGURT    
    BLEU CHEESE, PANCETTA & APPLE TART ...  $8
  MAYTAG BLEU CHEESE - AGED CHEDDAR CARAMELIZED SHALLOTS & PANCETTA – GRANNY SMITH APPLES – PASTRY CRUST    
SECOND COURSE
    *STRAWBERRY ROCKET SALAD ...  $8
  BABY ARUGULA - FRESH STRAWBERRIES CANDIED WALNUTS - ROTH KÄSE BUTTERMILK BLEU CHEESE – MOLASSES VINAIGRETTE    
    *FRISEÉ SALAD ...  $8
  FRISEÉ LETTUCE – GREEN BEANS – SHAVED FENNEL – CHIPPED POTATO PRESERVED LEMON-CHILI VINAIGRETTE    
    *PISTACHIO GOAT CHEESE SALAD ...  $8
  FIELD GREENS & BOSTON BIBB LETTUCE CANDIED PISTACHIOS – GOAT CHEESE – GRANNY SMITH APPLE – BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE      
    TESS SALAD ...  $6
  FIELD GREENS - CUCUMBERS - TOMATOES – CROUTONS – RICE WINE VINAIGRETTE     
THIRD COURSE
    *GRILLED SALMON ...  $21
  JUMBO LUMP CRAB & POTATO HASH CAKE – SAUTÉED GREEN BEANS CHAMPAGNE CITRUS VINAIGRETTE      
    *SEARED JUMBO SEA SCALLOPS ...  $25
  TAMARIND NOUC CHAM SAUCE - WILD SHRIMP JICAMA SALAD – GREEN JASMINE RICE – ADOBO SPICED PEANUTS    
    *BLACKENED TILAPIA ...  $21
  MANGO COULIS – ROASTED CORN, BLACK BEAN & LUMP CRAB RELISH SAUTÉED GREEN BEANS - BASMATI RICE     
    DUCK LEG CONFIT ...  $24
  TOMATILLO SALSA VERDE – HERBED ISRAELI COUS COUS SALAD – GRILLED KNOB ONIONS    
    *PAN SEARED BEEF TENDERLOIN ...  $27
  TRUFFLED MUSHROOM TRIO & RED WINE SAUCE SAUTÉED GREEN BEANS – BUTTER MASHED POTATO     
    *RED SORGHUM PESTO ...  $17
  RED SORGHUM – BRAISED NAPA CABBAGE ROASTED PIQUILLO PEPPERS - SPINACH PESTO

ADD CHICKEN BREAST +4  ADD SHRIMP & MUSSELS +6

   
    *GORGONZOLA WALNUT CHICKEN ...  $19
  AIRLINE CHICKEN BREAST – SWEET POTATO CRISP WALNUT GORGONZOLA PAVÉ – SAUTÉED MARKET VEGETABLES - BALSAMIC GLAZE    
    *WILD CAUGHT SHRIMP ...  $22
  GRILLED MEXICAN SHRIMP - ROASTED POBLANO CREAM SAUCE GARLIC JASMINE RICE - CORN SALSA – SAUTÉED SPINACH      
    HOUSE MADE RAVIOLI ...  $18
  BLEND OF FRESH & AGED CHEESES – HERBS –LEMON ZEST TOMATO SAUCE - ITALIAN SAUSAGE CRUMBLE – WHITE WINE      
    SAN FRANCISCO CIOPPINO ...  $23
  SEARED SALMON – SCALLOPS - MUSSELS – ROCK SHRIMP GARLIC - WHITE WINE – CHILI FLAKES - HERBS – CLASSIC MARINARA SAUCE – CROSTINI (available gluten free)      
Homemade Friday Fish Fry
    *New England Clam Chowder  
 

$4 cup   $8 bowl

   
    *Classic Shrimp Cocktail ...  $8
  with wasabi cocktail sauce     
    Panko Breaded Lake Perch or Tempura Battered Tilapia ...  $15

with Sweet Potato Fries
Crunchy Asian-Style Cole Slaw - Buttered Rye Bread
Housemade Ketchup & Tartar Sauce
and plenty of Lemon  

Dessert
    *Flourless Chocolate Cake ...  $8
  with housemade alterra coffee custard    
    ‘Elvis’ Cake ...  $7
  banana cake layered with peanut butter icing, dark chocolate ganache, candied bacon    
    *Crème Brulee of the Week ...  $7
  changes weekly, ask your server for current selection     
    *Butterscotch Budino ...  $7
  with caramel sauce, pink salt    
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