Each month, Michael's On East offers a new Epicurean Adventure to a select culinary destination. This July, take a break from traditional American picnics or barbecues and journey south to the tropics. Michael's will feature a Caribbean Epicurean Adventure including the season's best jerk seasoning, fruit and rum-infused favorites as well as seafood and island-inspired fare, July 1-31.A three-course dinner menu is featured for $25 per person as well as a two-course lunch menu for $15 per person. Rather than a traditional wine pairing, Michael's On East's mixologists have crafted specialty tropical drinks, Bajan Cooler and Michael's Secret Rum Punch, available for $5 each during lunch or $10 each during dinner in conjunction with the featured Epicurean Adventure menu.
Caribbean Conch Fritters with Key Lime, Rum-Mustard Sauce
Mango-Barbecue Baby Back Ribs with Jamaican Spicy Slaw
Coconut-Macadamia Crusted Salmon Sautéed Fillet topped with Gulf Shrimp & Tomatoes, Seasoned with Garlic, Fresh Herbs & Crushed Chili Peppers
St. Croix Roasted Jerk Chicken with Crispy Yuka, Sautéed Baby Carrots, Grilled Asparagus & Spiced Tomato Sambal
Plantain-Stuffed Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Boniato Chips, Papaya Mango Mojo & Grilled Squash
Guava Cheesecake with Cashew Streusel & Hibiscus Tea Syrup
Lime and Coconut Bark Coconut Rum Cream & Dark Chocolate
Tropical Drink Pairings
Bajan Cooler Mount Gay Rum Eclipse with the sweet tang of passion fruit and a zesty ginger finish
Michael's Secret Rum Punch The saying goes: 1 part sour, 2 parts sweet, 3 parts strong and 4 parts weak.