Foie gras profiteroles – Le Pigeon

Foie gras profiteroles - Le Pigeon
Caramel sauce, sea salt. 5 course tasting menu $85
Le Pigeon, Portland OR

This was the second time I’ve had this dessert, and it was just as good as I remember! This is definitely rich and decadent, but the texture and temperature of the foie gras ice cream surprisingly makes it feel on the light side. This dessert is SO good!

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Matcha cake – Le Pigeon

Matcha cake - Le Pigeon
Ice cream, tapioca, blackberry, pineapple. 5 course tasting menu $85
Le Pigeon, Portland OR

This matcha cake was really good. I liked that this dessert wasn’t too sweet, but there were plenty of different textures and flavors to make it interesting. Yum!

Grilled pork ribeye – Le Pigeon

Skate fish of the day - Le Pigeon
Garlic soy glaze, polenta, roasted pineapple, Maui onions, foie gras teriyaki butter. 5 course tasting menu $85
Le Pigeon, Portland OR

Mmm, this was a really tasty dish too! The pork was really flavorful and I liked all the components. After the really salty skate dish though, this teriyaki glazed pork tasted super salty as well. I think my salt tastebuds were shot at this point.

Foie gras eggs and bacon – Le Pigeon

Foie gras eggs and bacon - Le Pigeon
Smoked foie gras, foie scrambled eggs, croissant, bottarga, maple. 5 course tasting menu $85
Le Pigeon, Portland OR

Omg, this was SO good! I wish it was a little lighter (there was foie everywhere!) or had another fresh ingredient, but honestly I didn’t mind too much. I just felt guilty eating all of it, hehe.

Cocktail and rose wine - Le Pigeon
Cocktail and rose wine.

Tuna and watermelon tartare – Le Pigeon

Tuna and watermelon tartare - Le Pigeon
Watermelon dashi, sweet and spicy pickles, lime aioli, crispy rice. 5 course tasting menu $85
Le Pigeon, Portland OR

This dish was just so fresh, bright, clean, and delicious! I loved the way they made the watermelon and tuna similar in appearance. It was like a surprise to see if you got a piece of watermelon or tuna before you took a bite. Yum!

Bread and salted butter - Le Pigeon
Bread and salted butter.