Friday, September 3, 2010

Fat Friday.... Ladies Who Lunch


All of us love to visit the Big Apple, and you can't visit New York without walking through Bergdorfs, even if you don't plan to shop! I just love the smell of the beautiful clothes mixed with the latest fragrances and rich leather. Ahh... Bergdorfs. There is something about the hustle and bustle of this store that excites and overwhelms me every time. Restaurant BG is absolutely FABULOUS on their 7th floor as it offers a beautiful view of Central Park, and a lovely pale blue interior that calms you the minute you walk in the door. I love to eat there, but when I am in a serious shopping mode, I like to eat downstairs at Goodman's. The menu is PERFECT for ladies who lunch but who don't have all day to eat bon bons. Personally, I LOVE the sliced chicken breast tea sandwich. I have tried to duplicate it at home, and I failed. It just wasn't the same. The tea sandwiches are the perfect size. You don't feel like you are wasting food, yet you do not feel guilty for eating every bite of this delicious concoction. I don't know if you love to read menus as much as I do, but I have copied their menu for you to peruse below. Bon Appetit!

Menu



Appetizers & Soups
SEASONAL SOUP 6.00/7.00
SWEET PEA SOUP 6.00/7.00
WARM EGGPLANT TART
roasted eggplant, aged balsamic vinegar, tomatoes, brie, goat cheese, balsamic glaze. 14.00
CLASSIC DEVILED EGGS 8.00
ORGANIC MIXED GREENS
dried cranberries, toasted pumpkin seeds, shaved machengo cheese, English cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, lemon-basil vinaigrette. 14.00
QUINOA SALAD
dried apricots, toasted almonds, edamame, red onion, tear drop tomatoes, baby spinach, pumpkin seeds, parmesan dressing. 16.00


Sandwiches
TEA SANDWICHES
cucumbers, cream cheese, white bread; chicken, watercress, whole wheat; lox, black bread; egg salad, tomato, rye. 14.00
SLICED CHICKEN BREAST
bacon, avocado, Thousand Island dressing, pumpernickel. 14.00
CHICKEN CURRY SALAD
ginger, dried cranberry, whole wheat pita. 14.00
TUNA SALAD
scallions, celery, pumpernickel. 14.00
ROASTED VEGETABLE
avocado, tomato, red pepper, portobello mushrooms, alfalfa sprouts, fontina cheese, whole grain mustard, 9 grain bread. 14.00
DUO
tuna salad or chicken curry salad sandwich, cup of soup. 14.00


Salads
SEASONAL FRUIT
cottage cheese or yogurt. 17.00
GOTHAM SALAD
diced chicken breast, ham, gruyère, tomatoes, beets, bacon, egg, iceberg lettuce, Thousand Island dressing. 18.00
CHOPPED SALAD
tomato, roasted red peppers, celery, radishes, chickpeas, anchovies, red onion, gruyère, beets, balsamic vinaigrette. 18.00
POACHED JULIENNE CHICKEN
mixed greens, tomatoes, avocado, Dijon vinaigrette. 17.00
GOODMAN'S CAESAR
chicken or shrimp, baby red and green romaine, sourdough croutons, parmesan dressing. 17.00/19.00
SHRIMP & LOBSTER
avocado, beets, roasted tomatoes, sherry vinaigrette. 24.00
THE BEAUTIFUL
citrus-marinated salmon, baby spinach, yellow squash, roasted tomatoes, artichokes, oranges, lemon-basil vinaigrette. 23.00
SEARED AHI TUNA SALAD
mixed greens, cucumber, tomato, olives, red onion, feta cheese, sherry vinaigrette. 17.00
Dressings: mustard vinaigrette, Thousand Island, sherry vinaigrette, balsamic vinaigrette, lemon-basil vinaigrette, parmesan


Special of the Day
CHEF'S DAILY SPECIAL
A.Q.


Desserts
CRÈME BRÛLÉE 7.00
CHOCOLATE MOUSSE 7.00
BROWNIE
fresh whipped cream. 7.00
WHITE CHOCOLATE BANANA BREAD PUDDING
warm caramel sauce, vanilla bean ice cream. 7.00
POUND CAKE SELECTIONS
cinnamon walnut, chocolate chip. 7.00
LIMONCELLO ICEBOX CAKE 7.00
CARROT CAKE 7.00
FRESH FRUIT & BERRIES 7.00
ASSORTED COOKIES 7.00
GOODMAN'S SUNDAE
vanilla ice cream, hot fudge, candied pecans, whipped cream, maraschino cherry. 9.00

8 comments:

sle said...

Now I'm hungry! I love Bergdorf's for all the same reasons you do.

Jo said...

I love to do lunch ~ the menus is wonderful. I'll being "lunching" at my desk this afternoon before our early dismissal for the storm ~ not as glamorous as Bergdorf's!

Have a wonderful long weekend ~
Jo

Preppy 101 said...

That was one of my favorite things that we did in NYC last Thanksgiving. Love it. So chic - felt like we were in a "movie" ;-) xoxo

Cindy said...

Am headed to NY in October and will definitely be stopping by Bergdorfs!!

Love Being a Nonny said...

I'll have a Quinoa Salad, the Tea Sandwiches and some assorted cookies, please. I would order a sweet tea but oh yeh, I am in NY! I LOVE LOVE to read menus!

Grateful for Grace said...

Mama Henley, you're making me hungry at 10:52pm. Not good!
Also, would you do me a big favor, pretty please? Could you change the address of my blog on your blog roll so it will update? I would appreciate it so very much.
Have fun in NYC!

EntertainingMom said...

I'll have the Seared Ahi Salad please!

pink green & southern said...

Sounds like you need to come to visit Jess and me and come have lunch in the city!