It’s Souper Salad Week!

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petite croissantsGreetings! We’ve got a wonderful summer menu planned for you this coming week! Chef Diane is preparing a variety of salad entrees and delicious chilled soups to showcase the marvelous produce now available from our local farmers. I think you’re going to love it!

Estate Sale … we’ve just received many new pieces of furniture from a recently acquired estate. I’ll have my showroom open THIS coming Friday & Saturday, 8-2, and we’ll have it stocked with lots of new treasures! Please watch Craigslist and my website at for upcoming pictures.

The Goddess Wedge Salad … Crisp iceberg wedge with glazed pecans, bacon, avocado and blue cheese crumbles and our housemade goddess dressing and an Orange Blossom sweet roll
Soup: Chilled Strawberry Soup

Double Berry Roasted Chicken Salad … Roasted strips of chicken over field greens and topped with oranges, lueberries, strawberries and toasted almonds and drizzled with strawberry vinaigrette and a savory onion roll
Soup: Cool as a Cucumber Soup

Black and Blue … grilled beef and blue cheese over Romaine, wedges of tomato and blue cheese dressing, along with a Sundried tomato twist
Soup: Vichyssoise (chilled leek and potato soup)

Greek Antipasto … Mixed greens layered with imported Greek olives, marinated artichoke hearts, sweet roasted red bell peppers and feta cheese, and a drizzle of house vinaigrette, served with French milk rolls
Soup: Gazpacho (cool Spanish tomato soup)

Shrimp Louis … mixed greens topped with shrimp, summer vegetables and our own secret Louis dressing and served with sourdough parmesan twists
Soup: Clam Chowder

Dessert of the Week: Fresh Strawberry Shortcake

This Week’s Take Home Supper: Shrimp Stuffed Manicotti w/summer salad and vegetable medley

Wishing you Grace & Plenty!

Cindy Wobbe, Proprietress

This Week at Mon Ami!

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Greetings and Happy Monday to you all! We’ve just come off a very busy weekend here at Mon Ami! The gang started on Friday catering box lunches for an RV group of 40+ couples who arrived from the Sacramento area and continued through Saturday evening with a dinner of Pacific Northwest coastal cuisine. I’m always so proud of my team when we get to do the final set-up – three eight foot tables laden with gorgeous platters of crab louie, prawns (thank you Taylor for peeling EVERY one of them), steaming pots of our Nearly Famous Clam Chowder with heaping baskets of sourdough bread bowls, and Chef Diane’s triple berry cobbler. Job well done, Team Mon Ami!

We’ve got some wonderful dishes planned for this week’s lunch specials. You just might want to plan to eat here every day this week!

Savory Seafood Crepes
Soup: Creamy Chicken and Rice

Tuesday White Bean and Sausage Stew w/Homemade Bread
Soup: Gingered Carrot with fresh mint

Wednesday Beef Carbonade over Poppyseed Noodles
Soup: Spanish Tomatillo Bisque with Chicken

Swiss Potato Gratin with Ham
Soup: Old-fashioned Vegetable

Friday Chicken Monterey with Roasted Red Potatoes
Soup: Clam Chowder (also available in a sourdough bread bowl)

This Week’s Take-Home Supper
Pistachio Crusted Chicken w/vegetable gratin & Caesar salad

Our favorite farmer from the Willamette Valley, Leo Odegaard, is setting up his produce stand right across the street from us every Monday, Thursday and Saturday. And my-oh-my is it ever lovely to have farm fresh fruit and vegetables to cook with – especially the summer berries! This week’s featured dessert is Triple Berry Cobbler (and if you’re REALLY nice, we’ll warm it up and put a dollop of vanilla ice cream on it!)

Thank you for your wonderful feedback on our new homemade breads. Currently, Chef Diane is baking Whole Wheat, Old Fashioned White, and Rye. We’re on the hunt for a really good sourdough starter and hope to be adding that in the near future. Many of you have asked if you can order a loaf to take home, and the answer is YES – just call a day ahead so we can add to you the list!

I’ll be bringing in lots of gorgeous vintage jewelry for the case this week from an estate I recently purchased. If you’re looking for some bling, guess what — we’ve got it!

As always, thank you for your friendship and continued support of Mon Ami! Hope you have a wonderful week chock of Grace & Plenty!

Cindy Wobbe
Proprietress and official Triple Berry Cobbler Taste Tester

You Asked for It!

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Greetings!  We had such a great response to our “International Sandwich” menu last week that we’re moving ahead with Chef Diane’s next “BIG IDEA” – a full week of daily “You Asked For It!” lunch specials.  This lady’s on a roll! Our chef-in-training, Taylor Graham, will be back in the kitchen next Saturday with another special dish (he’s still working on his menu but we’ll keep you posted) – we had a packed house on Saturday with enthusiastic, lip smacking  customers who loved his Cajun Gumbo, so we think “the kid” may have a future ;)

I’ll also be opening my estate showroom this coming Friday and Saturday for a special sale – more info to follow, as well as pics.
Here’s our upcoming menu, ‘cuz YOU asked for it!
Stuffed  Bell Peppers – the summer’s first crop filled with Italian sausage, vegetables and rice
Soup:  Creamy Zucchini Bisque
Chicken Pot Pie topped with our hand-rolled flakey pastry crust
Soup:  Tomato Basil
Hot Corned Beef Reuben – yep, the REAL thing!  Slow cooked corned beef sandwiched between our very own house-made rye
Soup:  Hearty Split Pea
Eggplant Parmesan – baked layers of tender eggplant, marinara and fresh mozzarella
Soup:  Chicken Noodle

Savory Shrimp Melt – our own butter and egg bread filled with shrimp, roasted red pepper mayo, and provolone
Soup:  Clam Chowder
Friday Night Take Home Supper:  Eggplant Parmesan, Spinach Salad with Fresh Strawberries and orange-poppyseed dressing
Cinnamon Sticky Buns
Sunday (now open from 10 a.m to 2 p.m.)
Quiche Lorraine
I spent a few hours this weekend picking fresh blueberries in the Willamette Valley – keep your fingers crossed and maybe, just maybe, somebody will let me in the kitchen so I can make Blueberry Buckle ;)
Hope you had a lovely weekend – we look forward to seeing you at Mon  Ami this week!

Grace & Plenty,Cindy Wobbe

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Take a trip around the world at Mon Ami!

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Greetings! It’s International Soup & Sandwich Week at Mon Ami! Chef Diane is flexing her culinary muscle and preparing a menu of daily specials featuring fabulous faire from around the world! So grab your passport …. here we go!

From Greece …. a Greek Gyro! Housemade pita bread wrapped around spicey lamb w/traditional tzatziki (yogurt sauce). Soup: From Canada … Northwoods Mushroom & Wild Rice

From France … Croque Madame! A classic grilled ham & swiss kicked up a notch with the addition of bechamel sauce and fried egg. Soup: From South Africa …Afrikander’s Sweet Potato

From Cuba … The Medianoche! Citrus Marinated Beef served up on Housemade Butter & Egg Bread. Soup: From Holland … Erwtensoup (Dutch Pea Soup)

From Vietnam … BanhMi! Pork tenderloin and carrot slaw on Housemade Baguette. Soup: From France … Potage Parmetial (potato-leek)

All American Grilled Cheese Sandwich w/Potato Salad
New England Clam Chowder

FRIDAY NIGHT TAKE HOME SUPPER: Clam Chowder w/Housemade Bread Bowls

Please also note our new extended summer hours …

Weekdays 8:30 – 5:00
Saturday 8:30 – 4:00
Sunday 10:00 – 2:00

We are very proud to now offer our own housemade breads – made from scratch every morning and baked fresh in our kitchen! Chef Diane has also expanded our bakery offerings to include new scone flavors – Cranberry & Walnut, Cherry Chocolate Chip, Buttery Citrus, Oatmeal Cinnamon, and Almond Poppyseed.

As always, thank you for your friendship and your support of my cozy little shop!

Wishing you a wonderful week filled with Grace & Plenty!
Warmly, Cindy

This Week’s Menu

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This Week’s Menu Specials …

Chicken Sour Cream EnchiladasSoups: Tortilla soup & Clam Chowder

Italian Meatball HoagieSoups: Italian Wedding soup & Clam Chowder

BBQ Pork Sliders and Potato SaladSoups: Carrot Ginger Bisque & Clam Chowder

Beef StroganoffSoups: Mulligatawny & Clam Chowder

Chicken and DumplingsSoup: Clam chowder

Blue Plate Special – Egg Salad Sandwich
Hot Cinnamon Sticky Buns

Friday Night Take-Home Supper: Chicken & Dumplings

This Week’s Specials

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Greetings! I’ll be sending out another email tomorrow as plans firm up for our upcoming sale, but I wanted to get this week’s menu out to you first thing! Chef Diane is cookin’ “Old School” this week – here are some of your favorites …

Meatloaf Sandwich on HOME MADE BREAD!
Soup: Split Pea & Ham / Clam Chowder

Ham & Scalloped Potatoes
Soup: Chicken & Rice / Clam Chowder

Tuna Noodle Casserole
Soup: Old Fashioned Vegetable / Clam Chowder

Chicken Fried Steak in Gravy & Mashed Potatoes
Soup: Hearty Beef Stew / Clam Chowder

Mac ‘n Cheese
Soup: Clam Chowder

We’re keeping our fingers crossed that our new baking ovens will be installed this week. If it looks like we’re all packin’ a little extra weight around these days, it’s because Diane’s been perfecting her bread recipes and we’ve been the Official Taste Testers!

Oh, wait! Our Take Home Supper This Week is Fried Chicken & Old Fashioned Potato Salad!

Have a lovely week! Cindy

This Week at Mon Ami!

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Good morning! Hope you had a wonderful weekend – the weather was stunning here on the coast!

New Faces … you’ll notice a couple of new faces here at Mon Ami! Taylor Graham, a student at Siuslaw High School, has joined our team for the summer. (You may recognize Taylor’s name from “Read for the Need,” which he started 10 years ago; his younger sister Kaylee is also the driving force behind “Power of Florence”.) Taylor has a strong interest in culinary arts and is spending some time in our kitchen getting hands-on experience before he decides which direction to take in college. Also joining our team part-time is my niece Chantelle Meyer, who just graduated with a master’s in children’s literature and is spending her summer here as an intern with the Siuslaw News. I’m very proud of both of these young people and am delighted to have them work with us this summer!

Upcoming Sales … My warehouse showroom will be open THIS Saturday from 8-3 for a quick liquidation sale of some storage units we purchased. Mark your calendar for June 20 & 21 for our Shelter Cove estate sale – more info to follow on that one.

This Week’s Menu at Mon Ami … our very own Chef Diane has proclaimed this week as “Panini Week” at Mon Ami!. What’s a “Panini” you ask? Quite literally, it means a stuffed bread sandwich. Typically, it’s done on Italian bread and grilled with a press. Diane has put together an amazing menu of delicious specials for the week, including new soup offerings that I think you’re gonna love!

Monday Grilled chicken, bacon,and ranch panini on sourdough
Soup: Creamy tomato w/roasted garbanzo bean croutons

Oven roasted vegetable panini (eggplant,zucchini,red bell pepper) with pesto mayo and provolone
Soup: Split pea with ham

Albacore Tuna and Artichoke Panini with black olive pesto
Soup: Beefy Onion Noodle

Polenta panini – spinach, bacon and Swiss grilled between sliced polenta
Soup: Tuscan Bean

Fontina “Toasts” – marinated mushrooms, red peppers and ham grilled between Fontina cheese on hearty bread
Soup: Clam chowder

Friday Night Take Home Supper: Stuffed Chicken Breasts, Rice Pilaf & Crisp Garden Salad

As always, thank you for your continued support and enthusiasm for all we do here at Mon Ami! We treasure your friendship!

Votre amie, Cindy Wobbe