Chez Diane

We eat most of our meals at Chez Diane, the restaurant in the S&M Motel.  It serves an excellent variety of delicious local specialities and old favourites made with fresh ingredients.  Always close at hand, it offers European flavours and homemade charm. And the service is excellent.

STARTERS

Cauliflower Soup
Creamy soup of leek, potato, and cauliflower.

Minestrone Soup
Italian vegetable soup with white beans served with bread.

Caesar Salad
The classic salad of Romaine lettuce and croutons dressed with parmesan cheese, olive oil, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, fresh garlic, and black pepper.

Greek salad
A fresh salad of tomatoes, green peppers, red onions, black olives, and feta cheese with a dressing of olive oil, red wine vinegar, oregano, parsley, and pepper.

Niçoise salad
A traditional salad from Nice containing fresh lettuce, cucumber, tomatoes, red peppers, tuna, onions, black olives, and anchovies with a dressing of olive oil, red wine vinegar, salt, and pepper.

Bruschetta
Bruschetta topped with sautéed mushrooms and onions, fresh tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes, scallions, olive oil, and fresh basil.

Empanada
Baked pastry filled with meat.

Antipasto
A variety of prepared meats (salami, Iberian Jamón, French saucisson made of duck and wild boar), European cheeses (emmentaler, edam, gouda, camembert, chèvre, gorgonzola, roquefort), sun-dried tomatoes, olives, and nuts, served with fresh toasted baguette accompanied with extra virgin olive oil and reduced balsamic vinegar.

ENTREES

Chicken Caesar Salad
Caesar Salad topped with grilled chicken breast slices.

Pan-bagnat
Fresh white bread generously coated in extra virgin olive oil and filled with Niçoise salad.

Pasta
Fresh pasta (penne, rotini, cappelletti, or tortellini) with tomato-basil or bolognaise sauce.

Gnocchi
Fresh soft dumplings with pesto sauce.

Three Meat Ragu
Ragu of chunky chicken, veal, and sausage accompanied by gorgonzola risotto.

Curried Chicken
Chicken breast in a curry sauce of sautéed onions, garlic, ginger, and cumin, accompanied with dhal (lentils) and basmati rice.

Aloo Gobi
Sautéed cauliflower and potatoes mixed with tomatoes and fragrant Indian spices, served with dhal and basmati rice.

Burritos
Fried beef or pork, rice, re-fried beans, lettuce, onions, tomatoes, salsa, and guacamole wrapped in a warmed flat bread.

Chicken Fajitas
Chicken sautéed with onions and red peppers in a spicy sauce with fresh tomatoes, guacamole, and salsa wrapped in a warmed tortilla shell.

Beef Chili
Chili with beef, kidney beans, tomato, onion, carrot, and garlic.

Pork Medallions
Pan seared pork medallions with mushroom pan gravy, boiled potatoes, and green salad.

Breaded Chicken
Breaded and fried chicken breast tenderloins accompanied with rice and steamed vegetables.

Paupiettes de Pork
Sachets of sausage wrapped in veal served with gorgonzola mashed potatoes and ratatouille of aubergine, red onion, tomatoes, olives, and basil.

BREAKFAST

Fruit Salad with Yogurt
A mix of fresh kiwi fruit, pineapple, apples, oranges, and grapes covered with flavoured yoghurt and topped with muesli.

Cereal and Toast
Muesli with fruit accompanied by buttered toast and jam.

Bacon and Eggs
Fried eggs, thick cut bacon, and buttered toast.

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One Response to Chez Diane

  1. Annette says:

    I’m thinking “Chez Diane” is the place to be when dining in Europe! I know of a similar place here but it is ‘closed until further notice’ perhaps in 2013 sometime.

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