Saturday, August 15, 2015

bluestem - kansas city, mo

www.bluestemkc.com
900 westport road
kansas city, mo 64111

brioche with chicken liver, cucumber/watermelon, corn croquette with goat cheese

marinated beet salad, cucumber, breadcrumbs, green goddess dressing

foccaica and parker house roll

tomato gazpacho, ajo blanco, cucumber

foie gras, summer berries, oats, brioche

lemon ricotta capelleti with braised rabbit

grilled hamachi with summer vegetables a la grecque

pork belly glazed in pork fat, avocado puree, tomatoes, romaine

black angus ribeye, confit new potatoes, brisket, spring onions, smoked béarnaise

goat cheese cheesecake, blue corn cookie crumble, huckleberries, peaches

key lime sherbet, angel food cake, graham cracker, caramel

chocolate fudge pop, strawberries, mint

final bites

Sunday, July 26, 2015

spiaggia (2) - chicago,

www.spiaggiarestaurant.com
980 north michigan avenue
chicago, il 60611

focaccia with lardo and foie gras
artichoke, truffle, parmigino reggiano "espresso"

caviar, buttata, potato, chive

ash cured bass, fennel, mascarpone, roe

dry aged wagyu beef paddy pan, black truffle
robiola stuffed squash blossom

tortello, tomato, pecorino

bucatini, sweetbreads, black truffle

risotto, sweet corn, peperoncino

octopus, potato, huckleberry, sambuca

bison, mirto, blueberries, thyme

polenta, mushroom, black truffle

blu '61, apricot, chamomile, fennel, radish

sweet corn frutti de bosco

affogato

final bites


Saturday, July 25, 2015

grace (4) - chicago, il

www.grace-restaurant.com
652 west randolph street
chicago, il 60661

truffle themed opening bites

trout, osetra caviar, lychee, chive

alaskan king crab, sudachi, cucumber, lemon mint

bread service (presented one at a time throughout the meal)

hiramasa, cannellini bean, zucchini, squash blossom

squab, beet, sunflower seed, mache

pig tail, endive, cauliflower, oxalis

black truffle, elephant garlic, scallion, leek

miyazaki beef, romaine, peanut, vietnamese herbs

diner's choice of chocolate or vanilla ice cream cone

strawberry, chartreuse, kaffir, balm

banana, blueberry, cashew, cinnamon basil

chocolate, green olive, matcha, tangerine lace

passionfruit, pineapple, lemongrass, chamomile

cocoa butter and lemon