encyclopedia titanica

Thursday March 22 2007By Nancy Anderson Pittsburgh PostGazetteIts been 95 years since the unsinkable luxury liner Titanic went to the bottom of the oceanTo commemorate the occasion Titanic historian Dave McMunn and chef Douglas Ferraro at the Acanthus Restaurant North Side will make it a A Night to Remember by recreating the sumptuous dinner served to firstclass passengers that nightThe elegant sevencourse menu features Consomme Olga Roasted Salmon with Mousseline Sauce Filet Mignon Lili with Foie Gras Chateau Potatoes Punch Romaine palate cleanser Watercress Salad with Asparagus Vinaigrette Waldorf Pudding Peaches in Chartreuse Jelly and Chef Ferraros specialty Oysters AcanthusTo add authenticity Mr McMunn includes tables of historic documents photos posters and other memorabilia plus piped in period music and a retelling of the fateful nights events Period dress is encouraged Mr McMunn will be in tie and tailsDates are April 13 and 14 with a March 30 deadline for reservations Cocktails are at 6 pm dinner at 7 pm Tickets are 105 proceeds benefit the Mexican War Street Societys Street Tree plan The restaurant is located at the Inn on the Mexican War Streets 604 W North Ave Dinner details 4122311316 Directions 4122316544 The Titanic menu will be offered every Thursday Friday and Saturday in April