The restaurant features tapas / small plate / family style dining so I'm glad we went with such a large group to try many things. Poor, dark lighting for photos though ... but trust me when I say the food was the best we had the entire trip!
goat paraphernalia everywhere - so adorable!
tortone bread, sweet onion butter, herb oil
loompa bread, raisin walnut butter, carrot oil
chickpeas fritters, eggplant-tomatillo caponata, crave brother's mozarella
raw shibumi oysters, radish mignonette, tarragon
salmon tartare, summer squash, summer truffles, marcona almonds
goat chorizo flatbread, ramp pesto, rhubarb
confit goat belly, bourbon butter, lobster n' crab, fennel
seared scallops, brown butter XO, bok choy, shiitakes, sweet corn
sauteed green beans, fish sauce vinagrette, cashews
hiramasa crudo, crisp pork belly, aji chili, caperberries
grilled baby octopus, bacon, wax beans, radish, favas, pistachio-lemon vinaigrette (on the house)
pinn oaks lamb tartare, english pea tapenade, tuna aioli
grilled pork ribs, tomatillo-mushroom slaw, grilled scallion vinaigrette
ham frites, smoked tomato aioli, cheddar beer sauce
wood oven roasted pig face, sunny side egg, tamarind, cilantro, potato stix
ganache pork fat doughnuts, yuzu blackberries, salted oat streusel, malted vanilla gelato
No recommendations this time, except to get everything. The menu is divided nicely up into Vegetable, Fish, Meat, Bread and Goat. Take your pick and make reservations early!
Thanks to Vanessa and Ryan for the pictures - they have such awesome cameras!
Girl & the Goat
809 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607