Category Archives: Tasting Menu

Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, London UK

Restaurant Gordon Ramsay Alain Milliat Apricot Nectar Sourdough, Onion Bacon Brioche, Pretzel, Oatmeal Rye Bread and Bordier Butter Baby Radish, Heirloom Tomato, Chive, and Tomato Consommé Pressed Foie Gras with Green Apples, Turnips, Watercress, Smoked Duck, Brioche Baton Ravioli of … Continue reading

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The Fat Duck, Bray UK

The Fat Duck BEETROOT – Horseradish Cream NITRO POACHED APERITIFS – Vodka and Lime Sour, Campari Prosecco Blood Orange, Tequila and Grapefruit RED CABBAGE GAZPACHO – Pommery Grain Mustard Ice Cream JELLY OF QUAIL, CRAYFISH CREAM – Chicken Liver Parfait, … Continue reading

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The Ledbury, London UK

The Ledbury Foie Gras Crisp with mead jelly Cauliflower Cheese Tart and Tete de Fromage with Celery Root Bacon Onion Brioche English Peach and Ginger Mocktail Seeded Bread with Whipped Goat’s Milk Butter Fresh Almonds – Salad of Green Beans, … Continue reading

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Kitchen Table, London UK

Kitchen Table at Bubbledogs John Dory – Salted and Smoked, Zest of Lemon, Radishes, Peppercorn Girolles – Crispy Sourdough, Pickled Garlic Flower Buds, Wild Garlic Emulsion, House Cured Lardo Chicken – Crispy Skin, Rosemary Mascarpone, Bacon Jam Courgette – Flowers, … Continue reading

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Hedone, London UK

Hedone Beet Root Cone – Beet Foam, Smoked Dill Fermented Rye Crisp, Old Winchester Sour Cream Fermented Buckwheat Crisp, Bone Marrow, Sturgeon Caviar Poached Oyster with Apple Foam, Apple Gelee, Violet Umami Flan – Bread Crumbs, Brown Bread Custard Bread … Continue reading

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Saison [3,] San Francisco CA

Saison Krug Grand Cuvee Tea – Herbs from our garden and their flora, Meyer lemon White Sturgeon Caviar – Shell torn sturgeon belly cured and smoked on kelp, gelee of the grilled bones, Spring citrus Beignets of bitter vegetables and … Continue reading

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Quince, San Francisco CA

Quince 2009 Fergnettina Brut Shrub Fumoso – Raynaud Brandy, Zucca Amaro, Shrub Tonic, Strawberry-Rhubarb Gastrique Tomato Croquette with buratta mousse Stuzzichini di Benvenuto – potato chip with pomme puree, razor clam, black olive / citrus cured salmon with zucchini and … Continue reading

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db Brasserie, Las Vegas NV

db brasserie db’s knees – Martin Miller’s Gin, Lemon Juice, Local Desert Honey Pork, Chicken, Mustard, Cornichons, Country Bread / Foie Gras, Smoked Duck, Rillettes, Rhubarb, Turnips, Pistachio, Frisee Parmesan Focaccia, Baguette, Butter Escargots Spatzle – Burgundy Snails, Chicken Oysters, … Continue reading

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Twist by Pierre Gagnaire [4,] Las Vegas NV

Twist by Pierre Gagnaire Kumquat Meringue Tartlet with Goat Cheese and Short Bread Cookie / Smoked Sable with Chervil and Apple / Carrot Sesame Mousse / Parmesan and Sea Salt Biscuit/ Red Beet Gelee with Hazelnut Crumble / Souffle of Comte … Continue reading

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Andre’s, Las Vegas NV

Andre’s 2002 Dom Perignon Brut, Champagne Venison Croquette with Apple Moustard     Marti Foie – Foie Gras, Honey, Tahitian Vanilla, Vodka with Candied Walnuts, Caramelized Pears, Pear Sorbet, Fruit Salad Baguette and unsalted butter Andre’s Classic Lobster Thermidor – Cognac, … Continue reading

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Yonaka Modern Japanese, Las Vegas NV

Yonaka Modern Japanese Cucumber Basil Martini – Sake, Basil, Cucumber, Lemon Compressed Cucumber, Tomato, Salmon Eggs, Micro-basil Crispy Brussel Sprouts – Lemon, Chili, Mint, Puffed Rice Beet Fries – Rosemary, Sea Salt, Housemade Kewpie-style mayo Karaage – Fried Chicken, Jalapeno, … Continue reading

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Barley Swine, Austin TX

Barley Swin 2011 Canals & Munne Cava Iced Tea from Republic of Tea Uni, Lettuce, Peanut Butter (Puffed rice, Strawberry Vinaigrette) Hedgehog Mushroom, Pine Caramel, Trout Roe (Fennel Panna Cotta) Red Snapper, Strawberry, Black Truffle (Ponzu) Biscuit, Preserved Fruit, Bacon … Continue reading

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Stephan Pyles, Dallas TX

Stephan Pyles 2012 Sauternes Blue corn muffin, Buttermilk biscuit, Cheddar Focacia, Butter Roll, Salted Butter Cauliflower Soup with Chili Oil Nova Scotia Halibut, Tamale Tart, Roast Garlic Custard, Crab, Tomato Sauce Agave Seared Foie Gras, Foie Gras “Clementine,” Mascarpone Polenta … Continue reading

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Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek, Dallas TX

Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek Seasonal Sour – Zaya 12yr Gran Reserva Rum, Pear, Lemon, Maple, Egg White, Nutmeg Coconut and Squash Bisque with Nori Crouton Baguette, Bacon Onion, Sesame Parker House Roll, Lavash Chicken and Foie Gras Terrine – … Continue reading

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Wing Lei, Las Vegas NV

Wing Lei         Dim Sum: Shark Fin Dumpling, Pork Dumpling, Lobster Dumpling, Steamed Pork Bun, Scallop Custard, Har Gow, XLB, Tea Smoked Duck, Soy Chicken, Baked Pork Bun, Shrimp Balls, Egg Custard, Azuki Bean Sesame Balls, Sweet … Continue reading

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Montesano’s Eateria, Las Vegas NV

Montesano’s Eateria Warm Bread and Garlic Knots Rice Balls Montesano Lasagna Explosions Homemade Meatballs and Italian Sausage Sicilian Pizza Fresca – Fresh tomatoes, garlic, basil, our homemade fresh mozzarella and Romano cheeses White Pizza – Ricotta, mozzarella, romano, butter, garlic, … Continue reading

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Twist by Pierre Gagnaire [3,] Las Vegas NV

Twist by Pierre Gagnaire Ginger Sable with almonds and sea salt, Lavosh Bread with Tuna foam with Bonito Flakes, Tartlette of Goat Cheese with Cherry Meringue, Guinness Gelee Metamorphosis – Aromatized Gin, Honey Syrup, Lemon Juice Salted and Unsalted Isigny … Continue reading

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Yellowtail, Las Vegas NV

Yellowtail Beverages Oysters Big Eye Tuna Pizza/Crispy Kalbi Roll Baked Crab Hand Roll Being completely honest, I’m usually not a fan of “special events,” guest chefs, or the dumbed-down truncated experience of “Restaurant Week” but at $26 (after a deep … Continue reading

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Rogue 24 [2,] Washington DC

Rogue 24 Strawberry Shrub – Strawberry, Rice Vinegar, Yogurt Usual Suspects – Avua Cachaca, Bryan’s Tonic, Pineapple, Paprika, Cilantro Porcini – Meringue, Chicken Liver, XO Vinegar Puff – Prawn, Whitefish, Ossetra, Dill / Kushi – Cucumber, Finger Lime Caviar / … Continue reading

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American Fish, Las Vegas NV

American Fish 2010 Brut Cremant Bee’s Knees Corn Bread, Grilled Garlic Ciabatta, Butter, Olive Oil Black Cod Tostada with Cilantro Slaw New England Lobster Roll with Toasted Parker House Roll and Old Bay Butter / Michael’s Tomato Soup with Maine … Continue reading

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