18 November 2012

Diamonds Are Forever Brunch - Hotel St. Germain (Dallas, TX)

This past week Hotel St. Germain invited guests to accept a special assignment to celebrate 50 years of James Bond.  November 9 - 18--pinned Bond Week--was packed full of Secret Missions which any 007 Connoisseur would enjoy.  Me being a super-fan, I just couldn't resist.

Bond Week

Undercover Assignment with James
Overnight stay in a Suite with Bond Breakfast served in bed while enjoying your favorite Bond movie or book.  The classic Bond Breakfast consists of:
  • Scrambled Eggs
  • Bacon
  • Hot Buttered Toast w/ Strawberry Jam
  • Coffee

Breakfast & Books in Bed

Bond Cocktail Bar MI6 Hors d'Oeuvres
"Week long mission which requires 'nightlife' reconnaissance".  This mission features treats from Bond movies all served in the hotel's Library and Parlor.
  • Foie Gras Terrine with Fig on Toasted Baguette
  • Potato Latke w/  Smoked Salmon
  • Caviar
  • Quail Eggs
  • Two Cocktails
The Parlor

Sky Fall Dinner
Start the night out with a 007 Cocktail and admire the Aston Martin with the Bond look-alike before settling down to a 5-course wine & champagne dinner.
  • Amuse Bouche - Creamy Egg with Truffle & Smoked Salmon and Caviar in Blini & Lobster Bisque Soup
  • Appetizer - Seared Foie Gras and Candied Fig
  • Seafood - Dressed Crab w/ Drawn Butter, Watercress, Lemon and Black Bread Toast Points
  • Entree - Beef Tournedos with Asparagus, Pomme Frites, Bearnaise
  • Dessert - Tiramisu Parfait with Amaretto and Gold Fingers
  • Mignardise - Chocolate Bullets and Poker Chip Chocolates
007 Cocktail at Hotel St. Germain

Diamonds are Forever Brunch
The final mission of Bond Week is 007's favorite brunch with Diamonds Are Forever movie viewing in the Parlor.
  •  Fresh Strawberries served in Grapefruit Cup with Honey and Cream
  • Eggs Benedict with Roasted Potatoes
  • Champagne, Bloody Mary and Mimosas

Eggs Benedict

The food was fantastic and the service superb!  Such a unique way to celebrate one of my favorite movie series of all time and the perfect theme for my first guest post for the Gourmand Girls.

~ Dani D.


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