Friday, May 8, 2015

niche (9) - clayton, mo

www.nichestlouis.com
7734 forsyth boulevard
clayton, mo 63105

missouri wheat bread with housemade butter

nettle "tea" with duck fat

sprouted wheat english muffin, housemade reblochon, honey, fleur de sel 

dia's cheese bread, ham, pickled vegetables, whipped lardo

the niche egg - maple custard, roasted shiitake mushrooms, bonito "caviar"

spring onion soup, oregano, buckwheat, strawberry

beets, buttermilk, lovage, hickory nuts

swiss chard, egg yolk, fromage blanc, green garlic

pork shoulder, buckwheat, rice grits, sorrel ice cream

local mushrooms, chorizo spices, radish, polenta

gin freeze pop

aurora strip loin, potatoes, onion, malt, hollandaise

housemade camembert

goat cheese panna cotta, elderberry, cucumber, granola

green strawberry, hyssop, strawberry, semifreddo

Friday, April 10, 2015

42 grams (3) - chicago, il

www.42gramschicago.com
4662 broadway street
chicago, il 60640

vichyssoise - osetra, chervil, crispy potato

fjord trout - lacto-fermented vegetables, bacon dashi, dry aged tofu, chrysanthemum

carabineros - horseradish, purple ninja radish, brioche, finger lime, herbs & lettuce

baja hiramasa - tequila, avocado, jicama, tostada, espelette pepper

loch duart salmon - tea smoked with fallen pine, mushroom dashi, spent grain, nasturtium

axis venison - tartare, fermented rye berry & grains, yolk, aronia berry, onion, beet

porcelet - demi-glace, whey, fermented butter, brassica

veal sweetbread - foie gras, ash-baked eggplant, golden berry

a5 miyazaki wagyu - bone marrow, beef tendon, umeboshi, baby bok choy

matcha green tea - satsuma mandarin, sesame, yes

tart - kabosu, bubblegum hyssop, saffron honey

sweet - bamboo rice, amazake, dulse, koji, miso caramel, ya pear, oxalis

coffee - sparrow's 42 grams blend, cardamom

Thursday, April 9, 2015

alinea (4) - chicago, il

www.alinearestaurant.com
1723 north halsted street
chicago, il 60614

osetra, traditional
pierre paillard grand cru blanc de noirs bouzy nv 

salisfy, branch camouflage

skate, brown butter, lemon, herbs
johannishof charta reisling rheingau 2012

graffiti, spring
schloss gobelsburg "renner" grĂ¼ner veltliner kamptal reserve 2013

gurnard, white pepper, vietnamese coriander, broccoli
domaine bernard defaix "cote de lechet" 1er cru chablis 2012

sunchoke, hazelnut brittle, white truffle vinegar
liquid farm "golden slope" chardonnay sta. rita hills 2012

eggplant, banana, cocoa, curry
catina tramin "nussbaumer" gewurztraminer 2013

crab, rice, green curry, cilantro

tamarind, young coconut, nam prik num

siam sunray, lemongrass, chili, soda

hamachi, shishito, bean, pine branch
perennial artisan ales saison de lis

maitake, lobster, dashi, shiso

pork belly, parsnip, black trumpet, kombu
la clarine farm "sumu kaw vineyard" syrah sierra foothills 2012

hot potato, cold potato, black truffle, butter

squab, beet, orange, dark flavors

chocolate, frozen distillation

quince, almond, grapefruit, oxalis
chateau pajzos tokaji aszu 5 puttonyos 2006

balloon, helium, green apple

tropical fruit, rum vanilla, kaffir lime
dandelion vineyards "legacy of the barossa" pedro ximenez nv