an egg is an egg...meditating at the Museo Miró in Barcelona

Sunday, February 25, 2007

Tribute Dinner at SoBe

Tribute Dinner to Le Bernardin [NYC] at the Loew's Hotel last night. Details at travel blog


Deluxe Hors d'Oeuvres
by Chefs: Norman Van Aken and Marc Ehrler
wine: Cuvee Dom Perignon Brut 1998, Moet et Chandon


Wild Mallard Duck Ballotine a l'Orange Sanguine with Tardivo and Buddha Hand Confit
chef: Daniel Boulud of Palm Beach and Las Vegas
wine: Riesling 'Cuvee Frederic Emile' Vendandage Tardives 2000 - F.E. Trimbach

'Sorta' of Fresh Prawns wrapped in Crunchy Rice Noodles and Sweet Fresh Corn
chef: Elena Arzak of Spain
wine: Corton-Charlemagne 2003 Grand Cru, Domaine Louis Latour

Foie Gras and Tapioca Ravioli with Celery and Sunchoke Broth and Black Truffles
chef: Tony Esnault of Alain Ducasse NYC
wine: Chateau Corton Grancey 1999 Grand Cru Domaine Louis Latour

Black Bass with Pasilla de Oaxaca and Cocoa Beans in a Bouillon
chef: Larent Gras NYC
wine: Crozes-Hermitage 'Mule Blanche' 2004, Paul Jaboulet Aine

Slow Cooked Kobe Cheek Chartreuse, Salsify, Black Trumpet Mushrooms & Pistachio Oil
chef: Marc Ehrler of Loew's, Tucson Arizona
wine: Chateau Gruaud-Larose 1999, Grand Cru Classe de St. Julien

Chocolate Cashew Tart, Carmelized Banana, Red Wine Caramel, Malted Milk Ice Cream
chef: Michael Laiskonis of Le Bernardin, NYC

Illy Caffe

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