Beet Carpaccio at Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael

Beet Carpaccio Terrapin Crossroads

Although I've pretty much had it up to here with beets (seasonal or not, healthy or not, enough is enough!), I made exception for this Beet Carpaccio at Terrapin Crossroads, a folksy live music club and resto co-owned by Grateful Dead legend Phil Lesh.

Sliced thin, these rediscovered root veggies deliver their best qualities without their typically overwhelming girth. Topped with avocado, arugula, marcona almonds, and a tarragon vinaigrette for a nice balance of nutty, fatty, fresh and crunchy flavor and texture.

EC Chris Fernandez's menu strikes a good harmony overall between comfort and creativity at reasonable price points. If you're in Marin County, it's worth a visit (especially for music fans).

Terrapin Crossroads

 

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