Trip Start Nov 06, 2008
8Trip End Nov 09, 2008
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Slow Poached Tasmanian Sea Trout with Radish & Sunchoke Maine Day Boat Lobster with Yellow Beets, Chestnuts & Sorrel Hama Hama Oysters with Pickled Celery, Pork Belly & Clover Grilled Cape Cod Scallop with Boudin, Crosnes & Fennel Roasted Veal Loin with Spiced Pumkin, Juniper & Thyme Shiso Sorbet with Sweet & Sour Plums Honey Crisp Apples with Cider Granite & Ginger Jelly Black Mission Figs with Shaved Fruit Cake, Marcona Almonds & Pedro Ximenez
The wine pairings (of course):
Champagne Pierre Peters "Cuvee de Reserve - Blanc de Blancs" Brut NV
Lucashof "Forster Bischofsgarten" Riesling Kabinett, Pfalz 2006
Puligny-Montrachet Joseph Drouhin
Eyrie "Reserve" Pinot Noir, Willamette 2003
John Duval "Plexus" Barossa 2006
Tokaji-Aszu "5 Puttonyos" Chateau Pazjos 1999
Bodegas Alvear "Solera 1927" Pedro Ximenez, Montilla Moriles
While it was tasty, it didn't blow me away as hoped. We interrupted the nice people sitting next to us by striking up a conversation and got a recommendation for Chicago hot dogs on Friday night after the show. Wiener Circle is the place apparently. We were warned to expect abuse.