Last night Raquel and I headed to The Carleton with Ross and Brittany for a double date Cider showdown between East Coast Cider Company and Maritime Express.

QUINOA

roasted pumpkin seeds, red peppers, lime vinaigrette

  • EAST COAST CIDER: Hopped Cider
  • MARITIME EXPRESS: Rhubarb
The hopped cider and Rhubarb cider
Ciders with the pumpkin spice quinoa dish

TUNA TARTARE

pickled beets, dulse, whipped mascarpone

  • EAST COAST CIDER: Low Tide
  • MARITIME EXPRESS: Blueberry Rosé
Low tide cider and Blueberry Rose
Ciders and the Tuna Tartare

MUSHROOM CROQUETTE

wild mushrooms, wine jus, chili oil

  • EAST COAST CIDER: Pear Cider
  • MARITIME EXPRESS: Dayliner
Pear cider and Dayliner cider
Ciders and the mushroom croquettes

BLACK RISOTTO

squid ink, noisette butter, spinach, crispy prosciutto, squid

  • EAST COAST CIDER: Ginger Cider
  • MARITIME EXPRESS: Cranberry
Ginger cider and Cranberry cider
Ciders and the squid ink black risotto

LIME TART

meringue, sweetened condensed milk, vanilla, tonka beans

  • EAST COAST CIDER: Ambrose Raspberry Cider
  • MARITIME EXPRESS: Oaked Ruscat
Ambroise Raspberry cider and Baked Russet cider
Ciders and the lime tart