Sneak peek at new billy quon’s sur restaurant and menu. _ food blog _ montereycountyweekly. com

• It’s in the same site the Lees built out beautifully more than a decade ago as Bixby’s Martini Bistro, but felt compelled to sell after Bill Lee suffered a heart attack no more than a week after they opened. Avocado and egg diet But a streak of other restaurants—including Hola!, Soban and Namu—have failed to take root, opening up another opportunity for the Lees.

• The Barnyard represents the site of one of the Lees’ most resounding successes, Bahama Billy’s, which occupied a nice corner spot across the shopping plaza that now sits empty. Poached egg and avocado A robust happy hour was a big part of its success.

Baked avocado egg microwave Sur’s happy hour will run double duty: 4-6pm and 9-10pm daily, 9-11 Friday and Saturday.

• A group of familiar faces are back to launch the place, including Gladys Parada, Linda Stamenov and Teresa herself; at the soft opening Monday, it was packed with neighbors from the Barnyard businesses the second the doors swung open at 5pm.

BLT WEDGE • Crisp Salinas Valley iceberg lettuce, topped with house made Point Reyes Blue cheese dressing, heirloom tomato, avocado, glazed applewood smoked bacon. Avocado and egg breakfast ideas ​$13

PICK A SLIDER…WITH FRIES • Your choice of: BBQ Pulled Pork, 1/4 lb. Avocado and egg salad sandwich Cheeseburger, Crab Salad or Curried Chicken Salad Slider. Avocado and egg treatment for the hair ​$8; additional sliders add $6

CHEF HERMAN’S FAMOUS SOUTHERN FRIED CHICKEN & WAFFLES • We serve fresh Mary’s organic, all natural, free-range, chicken, served over white corn, jalapeño, hazelnut Belgium waffle, topped with rosemary lavender honey ​$18

PORTABELLA SEAFOOD BAKE • Oven roasted portabella mushroom, with garlic butter, crab and shrimp, finished with pine nuts, goat cheese, cherry heirloom tomato, green onion ​$19

VEGGIE BOARD • Perfect to share. Avocado egg and olive oil hair mask Roasted mini red peppers, seasonal fresh vegetables, assorted olives, roasted eggplant, roasted roma tomato, watermelon radish, dates, garlic roasted hummus, pita bread ​$19

VEGGIE RAVIOLI • Oven-roasted veggies, smoked gouda ravioli, sauteed fresh heirloom tomato, imported olives, sweet herbs, baby spinach, topped with feta cheese, pine nuts ​$16

CLASSIC CAESAR SALAD Romaine hearts, parmesan croutons, imported caper berries, white anchovy dressing ​$9 • Add Tempura Escargot $7…Shredded Chicken $4…Blackened Salmon Fillet $12…Bay Shrimp $8…Farm Fresh Egg $2

GARRAPATA ENCHILADA & A SIMPLE ORGANIC GREENS SALAD • Mary’s oven-roasted chicken, white cheddar, avocado, pico de gallo, cilantro sour cream, simple salad with balsamic vinaigrette ​$19

THE “DEL MESA” TURKEY-AVO • Turkey-Avocado sandwich, toasted whole wheat or sourdough bread, glazed apple wood bacon, oven-roasted turkey breast, avocado, white cheddar, fresh heirloom tomato, lettuce, red onion, roasted garlic aioli, French fries ​$13

WE LOVE THE CIOPPINO • Fresh fish stew with steamed mussels, clams, white fish, shrimp, calamari, white wine tomato broth, spinach, saffron aioli toast $25

CHEF MAKES A MEAN MEAT LOAF • All-natural Angus beef, pine nuts, celery, onion, carrots, garlic, hickory smoked BBQ sauce, veggies, mashed potatoes ​$16

FILET MIGNON • 8 oz. Avocado and egg for breakfast charbroiled Black Angus grass-fed beef, SUR’s steak seasoning, topped with Danish blue cheese wedge, port wine glaze, mashed potatoes, veggies ​$36

THE BIG SUR BURGER • All-natural Angus beef, half pound, applewood smoked bacon, white cheddar, lettuce, tomato, onion marmalade, SUR burger sauce, French fries ​$14

GARRAPATA MANHATTAN • Templeton Rye, Antica Formula Vermouth, Angostura Bitters, mixed & strained into a martini glass, orange peel & maraschino cherry garnish

CHAMPAGNE COCKTAIL • CONCOCTED TABLESIDE with a bottle of Varichon Et Clarc sparkling wine from France, 151 proof rum to flame, dry ice, Chambord Liqueur, Brandy, long straws!