Dining at Dusk

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A perfect way to end the perfect day in our desert paradise. Whether you’re dressed for a special occasion or lounging and relaxing in your robe, you are sure to enjoy our chef’s creations paired with our thoughtfully selected wine list or a refreshing cocktail. Relax and enjoy.

Hours: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. (Sunday – Thursday) and 6:00 – 10:00 pm (Friday & Saturday)

Steamed Rice Buns     8
Fricassee of Summer Squash, Temecula Olive Oil, Arrabbiata Sauce

Burrata     12
Arugula, Indio Heirloom Tomato, Strawberries, Basil Emulsion, Balsamic Glaze

Baked Oven Dried Tomato And Basil Cannoli     9
Tofu, Marinara

Blue Lake Bean Tempura     8
Crisp Lemon & White Truffle Emulsion

Braised Tri Tips     16
Roasted Local Corn, Black Beans, Pickled Onions, Guajillo Vinaigrette

Ahi Tuna Tower      18
Avocado Mousse, Orchard Lemon Balm, Puff Rice

Coastal Farms Mandarin Tomato Soup      8
Brunoise of Summer Squash, Tomato Sorbet

Mexican Gulf Shrimp Cocktail      16
Ceviche Style, Smoked Tomato Gazpacho, Cucumber Ribbon

Roasted Beet “Napoleon”     10
Sonoma Goat Cheese Mousse, Candied Mushrooms, Aged Balsamic Glaze

Caesar Salad     11
Roasted Tomatoes, olives, Parmesan Croutons and a Classic Dressing

Artisan Lettuces     12
Grilled Peach, Avocado, Fromage Blanc, Candied Pecans, Wild Blueberry Vinaigrette

Heirloom Tomato Carpaccio      12
Sonoma Goat Cheese, Avocado, Organic Santa Maria Greens, Basil Emulsion

Belgium Endive     12
Arugula, Shield’s Indio Dates, Point Reyes Blue Cheese, Faro, Mint Vinaigrette

Communal Cool Roasted Beets     14
Smoked Salmon, Warm Potato Salad, Fig Jam, Organic Soft Cooked Egg, House Mustard Dressing

Black and White Sesame Seared Ahi Tuna     27
Wasabi Whipped Potatoes, Braised Bok Choy, Mushrooms, Carrots, Pickled Ginger, Mango Sauce

Jidori Chicken     22
Slow Roasted, Grilled California Peaches, Fromage Blanc, Corn Garlic Flan

Citrus Scottish Salmon     23
Faro and Bell Peppers, Mixed Greens, Balsamic Yogurt Sauce

Fresh Organic Orecchiette Pasta     19
Grilled Eggplant, Kalamata Olives, Sundried Tomatoes, Bell Peppers, Arugula

Beef Mignon     32
Green and Yellow Zucchini, Whole Grain Mustard, Goat Cheese Polenta, Local Corn Aioli

Angel Hair Pasta     16
Roasted Bell Peppers, Oven Dried Tomatoes, Basil, Garlic,
Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Parmesan

Seared Pitman Farms Duck Breast     32
Potato Hash, California Raisins, Currants, Caramelized Onions, Berry Sauce

Roasted Rack of Colorado Lamb     39
Garbanzo Bean Fondue, Grilled Eggplant, Mushroom Consommé Jus

Grilled Mexican Gulf Prawns     26
Basmati, Mushrooms, Green Curry Coconut Broth

A 20% gratuity will be added for parties of 6 or more.

Consuming raw or uncooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your chance of foodborne illness.

Essense Summer Dinner Menu, August 02, 2014.