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Denson's Grocery and R&B Oyster Bar
Denson's Grocery and R&B Oyster Bar
We enjoyed a wonderful evening serving dinner to the Management Team of The Virginia Oyster Trail. The Venue was the Barrel Room at Ingleside Plantation Winery. Award Winning Ingleside Wines Paired with the following Denson's Grocery and R&B Oyster Bar Menu. 1st Course: Oysters 'Denson Style' with Toast Points. Oysters were 'Point Breeze' from Balderson Seafood of Mathews, VA. 2nd Course: Blenheim Organic Gardens of Washington's Birthplace, VA Salad Mix with Westmoreland Berry Farm of Oak Grove, VA Blackberries with our Housemade Stratford Hall Honey Vinaigrette. 3rd Course: Fried Oysters ( Sourced at Capt. Faunce Seafood of Montross, Virginia) served with Old Bay Buttered Sweet Corn Sourced from Parker Farms of Oak Grove, VA. 4th Course: Our Housemade Bread Pudding (Mama Hazel's recipe) topped with Virginia Gentleman creme anglaise.
2016-07-28 03:49:50
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Denson's Grocery and R&B Oyster Bar
Denson's Grocery and R&B Oyster Bar
Here is our Dinner Menu. We are taking reservations today until 2PM NEUSKE’S BACON WRAPPED MONROVIA FARM BEEF TENDERLOIN STEAK- Hand Cut and A Generous Portion of Grass Fed, Grain Finished, Tenderloin Beef Pan Seared and oven finished wrapped with Neuskes Applewood smoked bacon. Served with Roasted Garlic Yukon Mash and Crispy Brussels Sprouts with apples & Red Onion finished with Balsamic Glaze.- TERIYAKE GLAZED COPPER RIVER (Alaska) SOCKEYE SALMON- Fresh, Never frozen Copper River Sockeye Salmon grilled then oven finished with Teriyaki Glaze. Served over Blenheim Organic Gardens (Washington’s Birthplace, VA) Baby Arugula and sliced Organic Sungold Tomatoes- FRIED RAPPAHANNOCK BLUE CATFISH PLATE- Our good friend and longtime commercial Fisherman Wayne Fisher brought us some fresh Blue Catfish Fillets. We cut them into Bite Size Portions, give them a bath in Fresh Buttermilk, a coat of House Autry and fry them up until crispy. Served with Old Bay Buttered Sweet Corn and House Made Slaw- STUFFED FLOUNDER ROULADES- Two Fresh Flounder Fillets Stuffed with Local Blue Crab, Fresh Spinach and diced Hanover Tomato. Pan cooked and Oven Finished. Served over Fresh ‘Off the Cob’ Old Bay Buttered Local Sweet White Corn and Finished with Seafood Crème. - ‘THROWBACK’ DEVILED CRAB- Back in ‘The Day’, One of the most Popular entrée items was the Deviled Crab. Miller’s Crab Shore of Colonial Beach was well known for them, and Shirley Miller could make the best. Today, they are hard to find. (2) Aluminum Crab Shells (Health Regulations will not allow us to serve them in Real Crab Shells)filled with seasoned Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Meat topped with a bread crumb mixture then oven finished for ‘Crispiness’. Served with Old Bay Buttered Sweet Corn and our House Made Slaw.- STUFFED CHESAPEAKE BAY SOFT CRAB- a Fresh and Locally Sloughed Soft Crab stuffed with our Award Winning Crab Cake, coated with House Autry and Fried until Golden. Finished with Sweet Chili Sauce and Served with Old Bay Buttered Sweet Corn and Cucumber/Onion/Watermelon Salad - BLACKENED CHESAPEAKE BAY ROCKFISH- Fresh ‘Wild’ Rockfish coated with a delicious ‘Blackening’ seasoning. Seared over High Heat then served over Blenheim Organic Gardens Salad Mix, Sweet Watermelon and Red Onion. Finished with Smoked Salsa- STUFFED LARGE CAROLINA WHITE SHRIMP- This is exactly how we do it at Denson’s! (4) Fresh, Large, ‘Right off the Boat’ NEVER Frozen Carolina White Shrimp butterflied, stuffed with REAL Crab Cake, Bathed in Buttermilk and coated with House Autry. Fried until Golden (Finished with a ‘Drizzle’ of Sweet Chili Sauce and Served with Old Bay Buttered White Sweet Corn and our Cucumber/Onion/Watermelon Salad .- IRON SKILLET COOKED CHESAPEAKE BAY CRAB CAKES- (2) Crab Cakes made with 100% Fresh and Real Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Meat(Capt. Faunce Seafood, Montross, VA). Served over Sweet Corn/Pepper Medly with our House Made Slaw - MARINATED & GRILLED SIRLOIN AND SHRIMP SKEWERS- (2) Skewers of 21 Day Aged Certified Angus Beef Fillet of Sirloin, Fresh, Never Frozen Carolina White Shrimp, Green Peppers, Fresh Pineapple, Red Onion and Hanover Tomato marinated with Teriyaki, Grilled and served over Seasoned Yellow Rice- JUMBO ‘U-10 GRADE’ DRY PACK SEA SCALLOPS- Seared and Plated over Mango Puree and topped with Housemade Bacon Jam. Served with Saffron Rice and Grilled Asparagus Spears-
2016-07-27 16:48:28
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Denson's Grocery and R&B Oyster Bar
Denson's Grocery and R&B Oyster Bar
Here is Tomorrow's Lunch Menu. As always, we have a deep love for Chesapeake Bay AND Southern Fare. Tomorrow you will find a couple of 'Simply Southern' Sandwiches. Grilled Pimento Cheese, Neuske's Bacon and Sliced Hanover Tomato on Sourdough. Grilled until Crispy. and one of Rocky's Favorites...Sliced Hanover Tomato and Cucumber with Duke's Mayo on White. Although we have made it clear that Fresh, Never Frozen and Local is Important to us, We also believe that quality condiments are important as well. You will never find us using regular 'Foodservice' Condiments. We are particularly fond of Duke's Mayo GRILLED AND RAW OYSTERS- FRIED OYSTER SAMPLER- A Half Dozen Fried Oysters Served up and topped with our Rockefeller Sauce, Denson Sauce and Cackalacky Sauce- NORTHERN NECK OYSTER STEW- Fresh, Plump and Sweet Northern Neck Oysters served up in a creamy broth- SMOKED SAUSAGE WITH BLACK BEAN SOUP- A Delicious Blend of Smoked Sausage, Black Beans, onion, Tomato, Celery and Potatoes in a Beef Based - SMOKED PEPPERED BLUEFISH DIP- One Word…YUM! Rocky (One of his Favorites) makes a delicious dip from Smoked Peppered Bluefish Sourced from United Shellfish of Grasonville, MD. Served with Diced Hanover Tomato, Red Onion, Capers, and Stone Ground Mustard. Served with Multi-Grain Crackers.- BLUE CRAB DIP- Fresh made ‘in house’. Served with Locally Baked Pretzels (Das Pretzel Haus)- CAPRESE PLATE- Fresh Marinated Mozzarella, Grape Tomatoes, Dolmas and Warm Crusty Bread- MEDITERRANEAN PLATE- Marinated Kalamata Olives, Queen Olives, Pesto and Feta Cheese, Dolmas and Warm Crusty Bread.- FRIED AND FRESH POINT JUDITH CALAMARI- Fresh, Never Frozen Point Judith, RI Squid with tentacles coated with House Autry and fried until Golden. Finished with Sweet Chili Sauce- FRESH BABY SPINACH SALAD- Fresh Baby Spinach, Red Onion, Neuske’s Applewood Smoked Bacon, and diced Hanover Tomato. Served with a Side of Sweet Balsamic Vinagrette-- FRESH ORGANIC ARUGULA SALAD- Fresh Arugula from Blenheim Orgaic Gardens of Weahingtons Birthplace, VA topped with Red Onion, Sliced Organic Sungold Tomato, Sweet Red Watermelon Slices and Finished with Feta Cheese Crumbles.- $9.99 (Available beginning Thursday) AN ‘AUTHENTIC’ CHESAPEAKE BAY CRAB CAKE SANDWICH- Why do we call it ‘Authentic’?. Because we are completely Transparent at Denson’s. We make our Crab Cakes from 100% FRESH Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Meat. We offer our Crab Cakes only during ‘The Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Season’. We refuse to use the ‘Blue Swimming Crab’ of Southeast Asia. We are serious about our commitment to our Chesapeake Bay and it’s Hard Working Watermen. GET REAL!. SOFTSHELL CRAB SANDWICH- A Fresh and Locally Sloughed (Karsen’s ‘Hand Picked’) Softshell Crab, Fried and Served in Northern Neck Tradition with White Bread- SHRIMP SALAD with AVOCADO CROISSANT . Rocky prepares a FRESH Shrimp Salad from FRESH Carolina White Shrimp. Topped with Slices of Avocado, Fresh Pineapple, Blenheim Organic Gardens Lettuce and Hanover Tomato. Served on a Soft and Buttery Croissant. HANOVER TOMATO & CUCUMBER SANDWICH- Delicious Slices of Hanover Tomato and Cucumber served on White Bread with Duke’s Mayo.- GRILLED PIMENTO CHEESE , BACON & TOMATO SANDWICH- Our ‘Housemade’ Pimento Cheese, Slices of Neuske’s Applewood Smoked Bacon and Slices of Hanover, Virginia Tomatoes on Sourdough. Grilled until Crispy.- NORTH ATLANTIC COD BITES- - Fresh and Mild North Atlantic Cod cut into Bite Sized Portions, coated with House Autry and fried until golden. Served with a small Blenheim Organic Gardens Lettuce and Hanover Tomato Salad.- BIG, FAT, JUICY, and LOCAL MONROVIA FARM ‘NORTHERN NECK STYLE’ CHEESEBURGER -Delicious Black Angus Ground Beef Sourced from Monrovia Farm (Westmoreland County, VA). A’ Virginia Century Farm’. Grilled, and served up ‘Northern Neck’ Style with Provolone Cheese, Crispy and flavorful Blenheim Organic Farm Lettuce, a Thick Slice of Ripe Hanover Tomato, Grilled Red Onion and Duke’s Mayo on a Soft Roll- B.L.T. WITH CRAB- Neuske’s Applewood Smoked Bacon, Crispy Green Leaf Lettuce, Delicious Hanover Tomato Slices, Blue Crab Claw Meat (Capt. Faunce Seafood, Montross, VA, Duke’s Mayo on Grilled Sourdough Bread.- HAND CUT IDAHO FRIES -SERVED WITH YOUR CHOICE OF OUR HOUSEMADE SWEET CHILI KETCHUP OR DUKE’S MAYONNAISE- http://www.dukesmayo.com/about-us.asp
Duke's Mayonnaise | The Secret of Great Cooks
Duke's Mayonnaise | The Secret of Great Cooks
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Duke's is all about family, from its origins in Eugenia Duke's Greenville, South Carolina kitchen, to Richmond, Virginia's C.F. Sauer family in 1929. Duke's has been uniting families through the meals it enhances for nearly a century. Throughout the years, our recipe has remained the same, providing...
2016-07-27 16:45:07
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Denson's Grocery and R&B Oyster Bar
Denson's Grocery and R&B Oyster Bar
Very excited that we will be adding a couple of more Local items on our Brunch Menu. Our Eggs will be sourced from our friends at Monrovia Farm and our Breakfast Sausage will be sourced from Revolutionary Roots Farm of Kinsale, VA.
2016-07-27 00:41:53
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Denson's Grocery and R&B Oyster Bar
Denson's Grocery and R&B Oyster Bar
Last October Denson's Grocery and R&B Oyster Bar was honored to take part in Oyster Recovery Partnership Mermaids Kiss held at the National Aquarium in Baltimore. If you have the opportunity to attend this year, you will not be disappointed. Plus....It benefits an Great Organization that is doing all they can to restore our Oyster Population and make our Chesapeake Bay and it's Tributaries Healthy. If you would like a preview, click on the youtube video that is attached.
Oyster Recovery Partnership
Oyster Recovery Partnership
Don't miss the opportunity to get discount early-bird tickets to Mermaid's Kiss Oyster Fest in Baltimore on September 29! Prices go up on August 1. More info here: http://mermaidskiss.org/
2016-07-27 00:34:23
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Denson's Grocery and R&B Oyster Bar
Denson's Grocery and R&B Oyster Bar
We love our Logo! Thank You Rebecca Anderson Hunt!
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2016-07-25 20:58:09
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