I tried Select Oyster Bar when they first opened and had a great experience, so I was excited to check out the new Bistro Monday this week - it is one of the best dining deals in Boston right now! You choose three courses for $35 with the option to add one dozen $1 oysters. Here's a sample menu from this week:
The fiance and I started with a dozen Island Creek oysters, and of course a glass of sparkling! These came with all of the traditional accompaniments plus their house made mignonette which was delicious.
For my first course, I ordered the salmon tartare with mustard dressing, crispy capers, and radishes. The salmon was incredibly fresh and literally melted in your mouth.
The fiance enjoyed his smoked bluefish toast, and this one definitely won for most beautiful presentation!
For our second course, we both ordered the frisee salad with smoked bacon and a sunny side up egg. I always say that bacon or an egg make everything taste better, and salad is no exception! This was rich and full of flavor, definitely not your typical salad!
For my main course I had the mussels in white wine broth and the fiance had the peekytoe crab pappardelle, which were both excellent and the perfect ending to an amazing meal!
This was one of the best meals out I've had in awhile and such a great value! The food was excellent and portion sizes very generous. I would definitely come back specifically for this menu!