15 March 2009

The Inaugural Homunculus

Photographs courtesy of Jason Lam, of "Me So Hungry - Food Blog!" at http://www.mightysweet.com/mesohungry/

Eric, Ryan, and Christopher hosted the inaugural Homunculus on March 6. Guests arrived on an unseasonably warm, late-winter evening.

After acquaintances, dinner.

And our menu that evening?

Celery Bisque, Caramelized Onion and Sage Bread with Freshly Churned Butter

Cajun Pork and Pistachio Pâté, Bacon-White Bean Pâté with Pickled Jalapeño Slice, Sherry and Crème de Cassis Chicken Liver Mousse, Pâté of Portobello Mushroom and Cheese, Pâté of Carrot, Radish and Beet Pickle

Asparagus and Chèvre S

After a brief palate cleanser of peach and chive purée on a cucumber medallion,

Filet Mignon and Parsnip-Potato Purée in Sauce Robert,
Shiitake Mushrooms Braised in Shallot Butter
rian option: Beer-braised Borcsht and Parsnip-Potato Purée with Crème Fraîche

Endive, Shaved Fennel, Walnuts, and
Tomme de Ma Grand-Mere Cheese with Loft Dressing


Tarragon Ice Cream and Lemon Chiffon Cake

Homunculus: A New Brooklyn Eat-easy

Welcome to the blog for Homunculus, a Brooklyn Eat-easy!

With loads of ideas and little capital, three connoisseurs have opened their home to the gastronomic adventurers of our fair city. Inspired by the discrete drinking establishments of Brooklyn past, Homunculus of Brooklyn present provides its diners with an easy feel in a non-institutional space. Above all else, Homunculus strives for innovation in the traditional culinary arts by combining established techniques and fresh, local ingredients.

Homunculus features an unconventional atmosphere and an inventive cuisine in a traditional six-course meal. Diners will enjoy a soup course, traditional charcuterie, hot appetizer, entrée, salad, and dessert. Our alcohol policy is BYOB. Homunculus is happy to make wine suggestions.

Homunculus is:

Homunculus is held most Fridays. To make reservations, please contact Homunculus at homunculuseatez@gmail.com.