Our besties treated us to dinner at Sage at Aria for my birthday earlier this year.
First Course #1: Wagyu beef tartare, crushed caper aioli, slow-poached egg, crispy chocolate.
First Course #2: Market oysters, piquillo pepper and Tabasco sorbet, aged tequila mignonette.
First Course #3 ($10 addition): Foie gras brulee, toasted cocoa nibs, salted brioche.
Second Course #1: Maine Dayboat scalllops, braised oxtail, wild mushrooms, salted caramel reduction.
Second Course #2: Maine lobster casoncelli, glazed spring onions, spinach, mascarpone.
Third Course #1: 48-hour beef belly, chestnut puree, fig glaze, celery hearts.
Third Course #2: Iberico pork loin, milk-braised cannelloni, green asparagus creminelli mortadella.
Fourth Course #1: Warm carrot cake, roasted coconut sauce, candied ginger, cream cheese ice cream.
Fourth Course #2: Crunchy chocolate and peanut butter tart, blackberry sphere, toasted marshmallow sauce.
Coffee and mignardise (meringues and a shot of rich hot chocolate).
Sage. Standouts for me were the foie gras brulee, scallops, and lobster casoncelli. I had a great birthday, and I'd happily dine at Sage again.