I hope you all had a great start to 2013!
Did you have a fun celebration on New Year’s Eve? A lavish dinner? A few glasses of Champagne?
Tian is a fine-dining restaurant in Vienna’s inner district and is open from Monday to Saturday for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I went there a few times during my one-year stay in the Austrian capital, and was very happy to be back for a nine-course Venetian dinner to celebrate what has been an amazing year!
My (non-veggie) friend and I arrived at 7:30 pm and were greeted with a tasty lemon aperitif.
There was also some finger food to start the evening with. I tried the pumpernickel bread with Cheddar cheese and butter, as well as the avocado crostini.
And then it was time to take a seat at our table, as dinner was about to be served. We ordered two glasses of Foradori red wine.
One — Cauliflower crème brûlée
Two — Pumpkin, blueberries, and vegetables
Three — Potato salad 2.1
Four — Waldorf salad with celery soup
Five — White polenta
Six — Grapefruit and gin sorbet
Seven — Winter forest with truffles
Eight — Chicory with goat cheese and Perigord truffle
Nine — Coffee amaretti with passion fruit
As we were about to leave, the waiter brought over a goodbye treat to our table: Kir Royale and awesomely delicious chocolate pralines.
I had a very nice evening and really enjoyed the food. One of my new year’s resolutions is to cook more creative dishes at home, and the meal at Tian gave me a few good ideas… I will keep you all posted!
Happy new year!