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

Friday, July 24, 2015

boka (3) - chicago, il

www.bokachicago.com
1729 n. halsted street
chicago, il 60614

cucumber gazpacho, yogurt, mint

bread service

cured foie gras salad, apricots, baby lettuces, buttermilk

heirloom carrots, pistachio, bulgar, smoked goat cheese

marinated blue marlin, yuzu kosho, almonds, wild fennel

slow poached egg, corn, grains, crispy sweetbreads

grilled spanish octopus, eggplant, rhubarb, sesame

pekin duck breast, fennel, apricots, sheep's milk feta

grilled maine lobster, summer squash, tomatoes, tarragon

roasted broccoli, grapes, pine nuts, goat gouda

roasted strawberry, rooibos tea, funnel cake, lime

toasted almond sorbet, caramelized white chocolate, violet, greek yogurt

final bites