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Here's the menu at Nookie's Commonwealth

Posted by Kara Baskin  October 31, 2013 10:20 AM

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It's a good week for Steve "Nookie" Postal. The former executive chef for Fenway Park is reveling in the Sox's big World Series win, and he's about to open a brand-new restaurant. Kendall Square's Commonwealth debuts next week, and we have the menu, which features a range of sins from waffles to duck fat fries to homemade fluff.


Island Creek Oysters
Sunken Meadow Oysters
Spring Creek Oysters
Wellfleet Oysters
Gulf Shrimp Cocktail
Pat Woodbury's Littleneck Clams
Nantucket Bay Scallop Ceviche

Red Kuri Squash, Radicchio, Chestnuts, Farro, Pecorino

Heirloom Beets, Vermont Goat Cheese, Pistachio Pesto, Dill

Grilled RI Squid, La Quercia Prosciutto, Escarole, Pickled Pears

PEI Mussels, Red Chili, Garlic, Parsley

Spinach, Honeycrisp Apples, Clothbound Cheddar, Candied Pecans

Escarole, Sunchokes, Easter Egg Radish, Greek Yogurt, Pinenuts

1/2 Roasted Crystal Valley Chicken
1/2 Long Island Duck
Roasted Niman Ranch Pork Chop
Pineland Farm Beef Shortrib
Bone in NY Sirloin
Grilled Colorado Lamb Steak
New Bedford Scallops
Whole Black Bass
Georges Bank Swordfish

Brussel Sprouts
Red Russian Kale
Cipollini Onions
Sugar Pumpkin
Heirloom Carrots
Hen of the Woods Mushrooms

Mashed Potatoes
Red Quinoa
Duck Fat Fries
White Beans
Black Lentils

Ice Cream
Vanilla Bean
Mint Chip
Peanut Butter and Jelly
George Howell Coffee
Chocolate Salted Caramel
Apple Sorbet
Maple Fro-yo

Doughnut Holes
Warm Fudgey Brownie
Choc Chip Toffee Cookie Sandwich
Pain Perdu
Warm White Chocolate Blondie

Hot Fudge
Homemade Fluff
Bacon Almond Praline
Salted Caramel
Whipped Cream

Also, check out our piece about Nookie's hugely successful Kickstarter campaign, and definitely read Eater's fun Nookie series, where he shared the oft-hilarious, oft-heartbreaking process of opening a new restaurant.

Commonwealth, 11 Broad Canal Way, Cambridge

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