David McNair

Warning: The Alley Light’s Happy Hour could actually, well, make you happy

In Uncategorized on March 25, 2014 at 8:28 pm

Looks like Alley Light chef Jose De Brito has also created some tasty dishes for the week….yum!

SNACKS:                                                                
Tuna Tartare, lime, coriander beet coulis $6.00                                                           
Sardine Fillet & Butter Tartine $5.00
   
SALADS:
Classic: French Green Beans, Duck Foie Gras, Figs & Pistachio Vinaigrette $12.00
Simple: Lettuces, herbs, olive oil, sherry vinegar $7.00
Composed: Bean, Fingerling, egg, tomato, Seared Tuna, Tuna dressing $12.00

SMALL PLATES:                                                                                                                                                
Cognac braised escargots, cauliflower puree, almond & tomato $ 10.00                                                              
Free range poached egg, lentil & bacon, chicken gravy $10.00 
Macaroni & cheese + ham in a French style $ 9.00                             

SOUP:
Butternut squash, coconut & kaffir lime, clams $ 10.00

LARGER PLATES:                                                                                       
 Duck confit, potato Dordogne’s style, salad $ 23.00
 Lamb’s neck ragu & mashed beans $ 22.00
 Slow cooked salmon, vegetables minestrone  $ 24.00

TEMPTATION:
Chef Jacques Maximin’s hazelnut meringue & hot chocolate $ 10.00

THE DTM

Happy-2 In an alley on Second Street, right between Rev Soup and Downtown Thai, there’s an amber light over a low-hung door that’s on in the evenings from Wednesday through Sunday. The alley certainly doesn’t look like much. And it’s a dead end. You may have seen The Alley Light as you walked by. You may have wondered what it was. You may have asked yourself, “I should check that place out.”

Well, now, here’s a good reason to: $2 drafts and apéritifs from 4:30 to 6:30pm on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. It all kicks off this Wednesday, March 26.

Kind of like a secret club, The Alley Light, which opened in February,  is not exactly your typical happy hour spot. So, of course, it won’t be your typical happy hour. This is a happy hour for people interested in a creative, interesting list of apéritifs, who…

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