Restaurant: Forn De Sant Joan
Location: Calle Sant Joan, 4, 07012 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain
Date: June 26, 2016
Cuisine: Spanish Tapas
Rating: Tasty kitchen
Forn De Sant Joan represents our first foray into Palma.
The location is on a pedestrian street not far from the water and the big Cathedral.
The interior is an attractive modern with traditional materials.
The menu. Unfortunately there were only 3 real eaters, and 2 were vegetarians, so I didn’t get to photo a lot of dishes.
These toasts came with a kind of olive butter.
Albarino again, always a great food wine.
Toasted crispy bread with tomato and olive oil.
Cold tomato and cherry gazpacho with cheese ice cream and confited cherries. A really lovely non-tomato gazpacho. Sort of like a vinegary tomato borsch.
Oyster, galangai emulsion, avocado and prawn powder. A slightly weird mix with the oyster.
Mini cornet filled with ceviche of sea bass and langoustines and coconut foam. This was really tasty with a mix of flavors and textures.
Battered langoustines with parmesan cream. The fry itself was pretty light, and what not to like about parmesan cream sauce?
Grilled Sea Bass, sautéed spinach with garlic and creamy parmesan sauce.
Beef cannelloni with parmesan-truffle sauce and shimeji. Rich, creamy, and delicious.
Vanilla and chocolate ice cream.
Overall, we didn’t really get to test out enough of the cuisine at Forn De Sant Joan, but they have a good kitchen doing innovative (for Majorca) dishes. Moving in the direction of San Sebastian at least.