Pond & Bistro Cassis: Valentine’s Day & More

Posted on Tuesday, January 27, 2009


Valentine’s Day
& Other Events at Pond & Bistro Cassis…

Get a taste of romance at Pond & Bistro Cassis ,where food and love come together. Chef Abde Dahrouch is offering two Valentine’s Day menus that are sure to heat up your evening.  Choose between a Six-Course Tasting Menu for 95 per person or an abbreviated a la carte menu.

Valentine’s menu will be offered Friday, February 13th & Saturday, February 14th from 5 -10PM. Call 610-293-9411 for reservations.

Valentine’s Day Six-Course Tasting Menu
95 per person, plus tax & gratuity.

Chef’s Selection of Canapés
Pan-seared Diver Scallop, Lobster Bisque with Tarragon Oil
Wild Mushroom Ragout, Yukon Potato Gnocchi
Duo of Maine Peekytoe Crab Cake, Saffron Coulis, Petit Filet, Cabernet Wine Sauce
Intermezzo, Green Apple Sorbet
Imported Cheeses, Walnut Cranberry Toast, Grapes, Chestnut Honey
Adam and Eve Chocolate Cake

Entire table must order Tasting Menu, no substitutions.

First & Third Saturday:
Moroccan Menu and Belly Dancing Returns

Due to popular demand, Chef Abde Dahrouch will celebrate the flavors of Morocco on the first & third Saturday of each month at Bistro Cassis.

On Saturday, February 7th and February 21st, enjoy belly dancing and a three-course Moroccan dinner menu for 35 per person.

Call 610-293-9411 for reservations.

Sample Three Course Moroccan Menu
Menu will change monthly.
35 per person, plus tax & gratuity.

First Course
Cumin Scented Smoked Salmon
Onion Bread

Second Course
Braised Lamb Stew
Chick Peas, Root Vegetables

Third Course
Mixed Berry Salad
Spearmint and Lemon Sorbet

Luncheon & Fashion Show to Benefit Philabundance

On Saturday, February 28 from 11:30AM – 3PM, Pond Restaurant will present a fashion show and luncheon. 10% of the proceeds will be donated to Philabundance. The cost is 40 per person and includes one glass of wine.

The event features a 3-course prix fixe menu by Chef Abde Dahrouch and informal modeling, showcasing some of the Main Line’s most fashionable boutiques.

Pond’s picturesque setting and Chef Dahrouch’s French-Mediterranean cuisine are a perfect combination for this special event. Call 610-293-9411 for reservations.

3-Course Prix Fixe Menu
40 per person, plus tax & gratuity, includes one glass of wine.

First Course
Ricotta Cheese Ravioli
Wild Mushroom, Parmesan Cream Cheese
Lancaster Corn Soup, Crab Rillettes

Second Course
Chilean Sea Bass
Bed of Organic Field Greens, Dijon Dressing
Roasted Chicken Ratatouille
Tomato Coulis with Basil

Third Course
Chocolate Grand Teton
Luscious European Mousse with a hint of Hazelnut Praline
Mixed Berries
Orange Blossom Water, Brown Sugar serve with Raspberry Sorbet

Pond & Bistro Cassis join Main Line Life Magazine’s
Savor Event

Call 610.409.0966 for more information. Or RSVP to rsvp@luxephila.com.

Chef Abde Dahrouch at
Celebrity Kitchens in Wilmington, DE

On Tuesday, February 10th from 6PM – 8:30PM, Chef Abde Dahrouch will prepare a four-course dinner demonstration at Celebrity Kitchens in Wilmington, DE. The cost is $65 per person.

The menu will consist of Habanera Sesame Oil Ahi Tuna with Japanese Seaweed; Pan-Seared Diver Scallops over Beet Carpaccio & Micro Greens; Braised Short Rib Cannelloni and Petit Filet with Cabernet Wine Sauce; Roasted Pineapple, Honey, Bourbon Vanilla Sauce, Vanilla Ice Cream.

Celebrity Kitchens * Independence Mall, 1601 Concord Pike (Route 202 @ I-95), Wilmington, DE 19803 * 302-427-COOK (2665)

More on Pond Restaurant & Bistro Cassis

Pond Restaurant and Bistro Cassis serve cuisine from the countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea. Choose from the casual Mediterranean menu at Bistro Cassis or surround yourself in elegance with Pond’s contemporary French cuisine.

Both menus are prepared by award winning Chef Abde Dahrouch, (Best of the Main Line, Main Line Today; Best of the Best, County Lines; Best of Life, Main Line Life). They will delight any palette and are certain to become instant favorites from casual diners to fine food and wine connoisseurs alike.

Pond Restaurant is breathtaking. Nestled amid gardens which are in bloom year round and beside a picturesque pond inhabited by nesting swans, Pond Restaurant is the perfect location for any evening getaway, a romantic dinner, a special occasion or celebration.

Designed with the colors of the Mediterranean in mind, the Bistro Cassis menu and ambiance evoke the feeling of sitting in a seaside European Bistro.

175 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA 19087

At Pond & Bistro Cassis:
Lunch:    Tuesday thru Friday, 11:30AM – 2:30PM
Dinner:   Tuesday thru Thursday 5 – 9PM,  Friday & Saturday 5 – 10PM

At Bistro Cassis: BYOB Sundays
Brunch:  10:30AM – 2:30PM
Dinner: 5 – 9PM