April 2016 Newsletter

April 2016 Newsletter Logan Restaurant

Chef’s Garden Spot

As the snow melts, and the earth thaws, we are looking forward to planting Chef’s Garden. Looking at the list of things that Chef has planned, it should be an interesting and delicious season. There will be roots: radishes, whose bulbs we’ll pickle, and beets. There will be squash and melons: zucchini, for blossoms, cucumbers, kabocha (a dark fleshed Japanese squash), and tiny Japanese eggplant. The biggest share of the garden will be heirloom tomatoes, because we just can’t get enough of those...Other items are still being considered, and I’m sure the list won’t be complete until the planting is actually done. We’ll keep you updated here and on Facebook as it all unfolds.

Summer in April

But for now, if you haven’t stopped in for a drink over the past few months, you really are in for a treat! Our new bartender, Summer Arend, has created an entirely new list of specialty cocktails for us, and they are easily the most sophisticated collection we’ve ever offered. Though we have always been proud of our cocktail program here, Summer has helped us to create a more contemporary “back bar” with many new flavors that we’ve never had before. Combine that with our great wine pours and amazing food, and you’ll find one of the best “secret” spots for a drink, a snack, or a complete dining experience available anywhere! Come play!

Odds & Ends

Chef Thad is currently working on a menu update, and when that happens we see those dishes develop as “specials” and new items on our “Chef’s Choice Tasting Menu”. Some of them stay, others may go, but it is really interesting time to see the kitchen’s work in progress. Check it out! Seems hard to believe but we’re just days away from having our outside seating available again! We’d like to open this weekend of April 22nd -23rd. This is Michigan, so that might not happen if Mother Nature disagrees. Well, thanks for taking the time to get caught up on the happenings down here at Logan, and we hope to see you all very soon!