La Quinta, CA 92253
IT’S RED HOT ROMANCE AT MORGAN’S IN THE DESERT AS LA QUINTA RESORT & CLUB’S
TRIPLE JAMES BEARD RECIPIENT, JIMMY SCHMIDT, ROLLS OUT APHRODISIAC MENU.
Honoring the goddess of love and all things ethereal, La Quinta Resort & Club’s signature restaurant – Morgan’s in the desert – uncorks a culinary celebration this February.
Fan the flames this February as Morgan’s new “Love is in the Air” celebration salutes all things Aphrodite. From seductive to sublime, the February 9 -15 menu delivers a rousing round-up of amorous edibles climaxing with a special five-course Valentine’s repast. The menu kicks off with a prelude of Vanilla Butter Poached Maine Lobster Tail riding on a Ginger Glazed Asparagus Raft, Magenta Crispy Ginger Salad and Froth perfectly paired with a J Winery Cuvee Brut. Cupid cuts in on round two, an entree of Dark Spice Infused Slow Braised AZ Ranch Wagyu Beef Short Rib with a Caramelized Fingerling Potato foil and Crimson Beet and Golden Chanterelle Gratin Essence of Forbidden Exotic Mushrooms.
The love fest culminates with a sinful Nocturne Dark Chocolate Sticky Truffle Tart enveloped in a Cinnamon Smoked Almond Crust with a silky Acai and Goji Berry Sorbet and Port Wine Salted Caramel crown. Three-course menu, $59.00 per person excluding tax and gratuity; $19.00 per person wine pairing. A la carte available.
For lovers on the fast track, the special Valentine’s Menu — available February 13-15– kicks up the love quotient with the addition of Fanny Bay Oysters Poached in Champagne Sauce and Pan Seared Hazelnut Crusted Giant Sea Scallop resting on a Comice Pear and Burrata Ravioli with a Telecherry Infused Emulsion and Red Anjou Pear Cilantro Salad. The five-course food and wine paring is $145.00 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. Four wines are served.
About La Quinta Resort & Club
La Quinta Resort & Club is a renowned desert destination in the greater Palm Springs area featuring 620 elegantly-appointed casitas and suites and 98 villas; the 23,000-square-foot Spa La Quinta; 41 swimming pools and 53 hot spas; the Mountain and Dunes resort golf courses, 23 tennis courts and exceptional cuisine at Morgan’s in the desert; TWENTY6; Adobe Grill; Ernie’s at PGA WEST and elsewhere throughout the resort. www.laquintaresort.com; 760-564-4111.
About PGA WEST
Known as The Western Home of Golf in America, PGA WEST is home to the new PGA WEST Golf Academy, three award-winning public golf courses including the famed TPC Stadium Course and three private courses designed by legends Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Pete Dye, Greg Norman and Tom Weiskopf. www.pgawest.com.
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