At Charlie Trotter's, customers choose from several tasting, or `degustation,' menus. Here's an example of one night's `Grand Menu Degustation' (price: $75):

First Course: Diver Scallop Strewn Horseradish Potatoes with Mustard Oil, Red Bell Pepper Juice & Herb Coulis, or

Terrine of Foie Gras, Artichokes & Roasted Portabellas with Artichoke Napoleon & Sweet Corn Coulis

Second: Geoduck Clam & Salmon Tartare with Cucumber Coulis, Marinated Seaweed & Soy-Wasabe Sauce, or

Rabbit Loin & Braised Turnip Lasagna with Peas & Truffled Yellow Tomato Juice

Third: Peeky Toe Crab Cake with Chanterelle Mushrooms, Water Chestnuts, Apples & Curried Carrot Broth, or

Belgian Endive, Mesclun, Hazelnuts, Goat Cheese, Elephant Heart Plums & Kiln-Dried Cherries

Fourth: Striped Sea Bass with Artichokes, Summer Truffles, Miniature Corn, Sweet Onions, Herbs, & Red Wine Infused Chicken Broth, or

Grilled Squab Breast with Braised Fennel, Crispy Curry Noodles & Three Spice Squab Consomme

Fifth: Grilled Swordfish with Brandade, Ligurian Black Olive Sauce, Saffron Oil & Anchovies, or

Grass-Fed Veal Loin with Potato Pave, Tiny Squash & Pig's Foot Ragout & Lemon-Thyme Reduction

Sixth: Chilled Plum-Guava Soup with Sorbets, or

Warm Berry Compote, or

Peach Creme Brulee Napoleon

Dessert: Warm Liquid Center Bittersweet Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Sauce & Ice Cream

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