FoodWire: Mike Shannon's Steaks and Seafood Highway 40 Reopening Specials


Downtown institution Mike Shannon's Steaks and Seafood (620 Market Street; website) is celebrating the reopening of Highway 40 -- I-64, if you're nasty -- by offering a special four-course menu for $40. The $40 prix-fixe menu is available for 40 days, from this past Monday, December 7, through Friday, January 15 (New Year's Eve excluded). If you want, you can "upgrade" your meal by adding a lobster cocktail and glass of champagne. The cost with the upgrade? You guessed it: $64. Call 314-421-1540 for reservations or more info. Menu after the jump.

Crab cake
OR Red & yellow roasted beet carpaccio  (orange Balsamic vinaigrette, Humboldt Fog goat cheese, mache, crostini)

Bibb salad (white Balsamic, candied walnuts, shaved onion)
OR Shannon's house salad
OR Choice of soup

Pan-seared salmon, chorizo & scallion mash, chipotle citrus paint
OR Filet medallions, melted blue cheese, truffled mascarpone potato cake, roasted patty pan squash
OR Grilled Jones Farm chicken breast. rosemary-garlic chicken jus, whipped potato

Chef's dessert special