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Quinoa Salad

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Quinoa is one of nature’s superfoods and a busy cook’s dream: it’s ready in 15 minutes! This nutty-tasting, gluten-free grain delivers a healthy dose of fiber and is one of the only plant foods that is a complete protein, since it provides all 9 essential amino acids.

Chef’s Braised Leg of Lamb

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Melt-in-your-mouth moist and tender, braising lamb is one of the best ways to enjoy this rustic dish.  Serve with rice, cous cous or a flatbread like naan or lavash. The leftovers make great sandwiches or wraps with salad greens, mint and yogurt.

YUM o’ the Irish

Posted in Downtown Market, Events, MKT BAR, News

Join us as we pay homage to Irish culture with an offering of St. Patty’s-themed food and beer specials!

MKT BAR Specials
Served March 14-17, 2PM-kitchen close

Shepherd’s Stew $11
Phoenicia’s own Guinness beef stew served in a cast iron pan, topped with whipped potatoes, browned in the oven and served with Irish soda bread

The Irish $12
Pizza topped with Irish-shredded corned beef, gold potatoes, Brussels sprout leaves and Irish cheddar


Shamrock Pie $7
A zesty lemon curd topped with a baked meringue

Featured Irish Beers

Guinness Stout $4
The Irish stout all others are measured against and the one crafted to perfection for more than 200 years.

Brooklyn Brewery Dry Irish Stout $4
Proudly carries on the tradition of dry stouts brewed in Ireland for centuries. A blend of dark roasted, pale, and flaked malts produce rich coffee and chocolate flavors to enjoy on St. Patty’s or any ol’ day.

Gelato $2.75-$3.50
Bailey’s Irish Cream
St. Pat’s Mint Chocolate Chip

Irish Cream Affogato $4.95
Irish Cream Cheesecake gelato topped w/ 2 shots of espresso, served w/ a shortbread cookie

MKT BAR Brunch
Served Saturday and Sunday, March 14-15
French Toast with macerated strawberries  $9
Corned Beef hash $6

Phoenicia In-Store Specials
Available March 11-17

Featured Cheeses
Kerrygold Cashel Blue
Tuxford and Tebbutt Mature Irish Cheddar
Cahill’s Farm Cheddar with Porte

Soup Bar
Irish Beef Stew
Potato Leek Soup
Split Pea and Ham Soup

Featured Cold Deli Specials
Corned Beef
Cabbage w/ Bacon
Mini Shepherd’s Pies
Twice-baked Irish potatoes w/ green onions topped w/ Irish cheddar

Featured Hot Grille Specials
Rotating March 11-March 17

Cottage Pie (beef) w/ root vegetables and garlic mashed potatoes topped with Stout gravy
House-made Corned Beef
Braised Cabbage
Rosemary and Thyme-roasted Potatoes

Available March 11-17
Chocolate mint mousse, green tea and white chocolate cake and shamrock cookie
Irish soda bread


Sea Bass in Parchment

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Quick and easy while keeping the sea bass moist and tender, this method of cooking seafood in parchment paper is a favorite among the French.  Wonderfully healthy for any meal of the week!

New Year’s Eve Soul Celebration & New Year’s Day Brunch at MKT BAR

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Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 9PM – 2AM

On December 31st, we’re ringing in 2015 with a New Year’s Eve Soul Celebration! Partygoers will be greeted with the live funky sounds of The Journey Agents as well as ’60s soul, pop and rock 45s spun by DJ Tempty. Delicious MKT BAR bites will be on hand throughout the night, and at midnight, goers can expect Hill Country Chicken & Waffles and artisan pizza paired with a champagne toast. VIP tables will be available and include champagne bottle service, chocolate-covered strawberries and New Year’s Eve party favors. Ages 18 and up.

Pre-sale tickets are available for purchase online until December 31st at 6PM.

VIP Table Pricing (purchased online, in advance only, priced per table, doesn’t include general admission)
*2-3 seat table (1 bottle of bubbles, chocolate-covered strawberries and New Year’s Eve party favors): $100
*2-4 seat table (1 bottle of bubbles, chocolate-covered strawberries and New Year’s Eve party favors): $100
*5-8 seat table (2 bottles of bubbles, chocolate-covered strawberries and New Year’s Eve party favors): $200
*9-12 seat table (3 bottles of bubbles, chocolate-covered strawberries and New Year’s Eve party favors): $300

Please note: VIP Table guests must also purchase general admission tickets separately. Tickets for entry are not included in the VIP Table price.

General Admission per person
$45 in advance; $55 at the door

New Year’s Day Brunch
Brunch will be served from 10AM-3PM on January 1st and half-priced Chicken & Waffles will be available all day from 10AM-8PM.






Panettone French Toast

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Baked often with plump raisins, currants and citrus zest, panettone is light and buttery.  This traditional holiday bread heralds the arrival of Christmas and the new year in Italy.  Start the day off right and impress your family and guests with a very easy recipe to make French toast with this Italian delight.

Za’atar Dusted Lamb & Sour Cherry Demi-Glace

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Za’atar is a wonderful and aromatic spice blend in Middle Eastern cuisine that vary by region but frequently is made up of toasted white sesame seeds, ground sumac, thyme and salt. Succulent lamb chops get a zesty punch with this fragrant seasoning while pairing well with the sweet tartness of the sour cherry demi-glace.

Ginger Crème Brûlée

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Rich and creamy, these gingery custards can be prepared and baked a day or two ahead, but wait until you’re ready to serve them to caramelize the sugar topping. You’ll need a mini blowtorch for this step.