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Inside Mary Queen of Scots, Opening on the LES Tomorrow

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[Krieger, 11/2/10]

Tomorrow, the owners of West Village Scottish bar Highlands will shake off the stench of Allen & Delancey's failure and reopen the large restaurant space as Mary Queen of Scots. Running the show here is chef Will Hickox (Blue Hill and Public alum) and his sous Frederico Ribeiro. They've pulled together an under $30 menu of American and Scottish influenced fare with emphasis on both lighter options—salads, seafod—and charcuterie, cassulets, steaks, and pork belly.

Manning the bar is a team that includes alums from Pegu Club, Rye House, Freemans, Mayahuel, and The Breslin. See the full menu below.

Bar Snacks $6 each
Chips And Curry Sauce
Devils on Horseback
Eggs
Scotch Egg
Marinated Olives
Pickled Quail
Pork Pie

OystersMP
Prawn Cocktail 14
Scallop Crudo 8
Seared Tuna 9
Fruits De Mer Plate 35 / 65

Starters
Roasted Pumpkin Soup 8
Dunsyre Blue Toast, Walnut Pistou, Fennel

Pork Carbonara 9
Cherry Tomatoes, Confit Garlic

Duck Carpaccio 9
Orange, Frisee, Toasted Sesame

Root Vegetables, Carrot Ginger Puree,
Sauce Verte

Boudin Noir 11
Black Puddin, Apple Puree, Mustard Greens

Toasted Walnut Salad 12
Walnut Vinaigrette, Grilled Pear, Grano Padano

Wild Mushroom Toast 10
Fried Egg, Ayrshire Bacon

Arugula Risotto 10
Crème Fraiche, Finnan Haddie

Baby Squid 11

Cassoulet 13
Confit Rabbit, Chipolata Sausage, Great
Northern Beans, Brioche

House Smoked Scottish Salmon 14
Pumpernickel Crostini, Caperberries,
Horseradish Crème Fraiche

Sides 6 Each:

Smashed Potatoes, Organic Green Salad, Garlic Spinach, Baby Carrots, Fried Brussels Sprouts

Charcuterie
$6 each/ 3 for 16

Veal Cheek, Chestnut,
and Pistachio Terrine

Finnan Haddie Pate

Jamon de Bayonne

Chicken Liver Terrine

Cacciatorini

Coppa

Duck Riliette

Foie and Chicken Liver Torchon

Salads
Nicoise Salad
19
Seared Tuna, Confit
Potatoes, Anchovy Vinaigrette

Endive Salad
20
Seared Steak,
Dunsyre Blue, Orange
Vinaigrette

Shaved Squid
18
Almonds, Capers,
Watercress

Haricot Verts
16
Cherry Tomatoes,
Roasted Squash,
Hazelnut Butter

Mains

MQS Burger 16
Piedemontese Beef, Maisie’s Cheddar,
Chips

Vegetable Tart 17
Ratatouille Vegetables, Grilled Romaine

Moules Frites 18
Bouchot Mussels, White Wine Brose, Chips

Scottish Salmon 19
Beet Chutney, Celeriac Gratin, Grilled
Lemon

Roast Chicken 20
Burgundy Reduction, Baby Carrots,

Oyster Mushrooms, Lardons 21
Pork Belly
Beluga Lentils, Garlic Spinach

Seafood Papillote 22
Fingerling Potatoes, Cured Lemon,
Confit Tomatoes

Hanger Steak 23
Smashed Potatoes, Horseradish Garlic
Butter

Seared Scallops 24
Ayrshire Bacon, Brussels Sprouts,
Parsnip

Mary Queen of Scots

115 Allen Street, New York, NY 10002-2970

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