I heard some amazing things about Ways & Means Oyster House in Orange, so I was very excited to accept the invitation to dine with them one evening. The website looked fantastic and the menu selections was everything I enjoyed dining on.
The design and decor of the restaurant was so flawless that it was almost impossible to believe that this fine-dining Martha’s Vineyard-esque establishment was once a Coco’s!
Ways & Means Oyster House
Great for friends night out or the perfect date night, Ways & Means Oyster House is also very family-friendly. I have not brought Kiddo there yet; however she’s seen the menu and is counting the minutes until I formally introduce her to the new eatery.
So what are we eating at Ways & Means? Everything! No, really – everything. Take a look at what we tried this evening…
:: Bruschetta Amuse Bouche ::
:: Guinness bread, Apricot Curry bread, Sourdough bread and Sun Dried Tomato bread ::
:: Naked Cowboy Oysters with traditional mignonette and grapefruit reduction ::
:: Ahi Tuna Tartare with quails egg, gherkin, harissa, and butter toast ::
:: Diver Bay Scallop with basil truffle celeriac remoulade and citrus broth ::
:: Seared Halibut with cumin spice greens, braised oxtail and chives, and red wine reduction ::
:: Roasted Duck Breast with butternut puree, puy lentils, sunny-side up quail’s egg, and apple walnut salad ::
:: Banana Foster with bruleed bananas, salted pecan toffee, caramel, pecans, and bourbon ice cream ::
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