5 & Diamond Names New Chef: David Martinez

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Martinez with owners Lia SanFilippo (right) and Selene Martinez (left) Photo: Courtesy of 5 & Diamond

5 & Diamond was moving in a Portuguese direction when David Santos took over for Ryan Skeen, and now that Santos is out, itll get a Spanish influence care of David Martinez. The new chef is a French Culinary Institute grad who worked at Bouley and Aureole before becoming executive sous-chef at Hotel and Resort Sol Melia in Costa Brava. His new menu, below, goes into effect tonight.

Prawns & Iberico Serrano Ham 14.
Cipollini Puree, Sangria Sauce

Hudson Valley Baby Greens 12.
Vermont Goat Cheese, Shallots, Slow Roasted Tomatoes

Heirloom Tomato Salad 13.
Burrata, Basil Oil, Arugula & Balsamic Granita

Grilled Sepia 14.
Piquillo Pepper Puree, Olive, Chive Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette
Hawaiian Hamachi Belly 16.

Watermelon, Green Curry Broth, Shrimp Crisp
Seared Scallops 13.

Fuji Apple & Date Puree, Paprika Oil, Micro Salad
Housemade Pappardelle 16.

Lamb Ragout, Slow Roasted Tomatoes, Fontina Cheese
Butternut Squash Risotto 15.

Roasted Butternut Squash, Sage Foam

Grande Plates
Grilled Branzino 26.
Okinawa Sweet Potatoes, Cipollinis, Fine Herb Vinaigrette

New Zealand King Salmon 25.
Quinoa, Candied Beets, Coconut & Lemon Grass Foam

Chatham Cod 26.
Phyllo Wrapped Cod, Asparagus, Parsnip & Piquillo Puree

Senat Farms Chicken 24.
Vermont Goat Cheese Potato Puree, Brussel Sprouts, Natural Jus

Creekstone Hanger Steak 28.
Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Baby Carrots, Crispy Shallots, Bordelaise Sauce

Berkshire Pork TenderLoin 25.
Apple Wood Smoked Bacon, Sweet Corn,Wild Mushrooms, Black Mission Figs

New Zealand Rack of Lamb 32.
Pistachio Crusted, Creamed Swiss Chard, Pomegranate Gastrique

Sides & Bar Food
The Burger 13.
Gruyere & Fontina Mac & Cheese 8.
Local Market Side 8.
Roasted Baby Fingerlings, Shallots 8.
Patatas Bravas, Spicy Romesco Sauce 8.