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Degustation - very poor

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Degustation - very poor

shoeman | Sep 10, 2011 01:11 PM

This negative review does not do the night justice because I was not paying attention to the ingredients and details of all 12 courses.

I know tasting menu courses are small, sometimes one bite. We were literally served a (one) cherry tomato cut in half with something drizzled on top. Now the drizzle could have been this elaborate sauce made from a virgins sweet simmered in truffle oil. But it sucked.

The whole night I watched the chef taking meticulus care of a square piece of meat (?). He turned it gently, cooked it on its side, proddered and poked. The block was cut in 1/2 inch slices. It was unediable and I'm a pig who can chew down just about anything. I spit it out.

The remainder of the courses were bland and nothing special?

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Degustation
239 E 5th St, New York, NY 10003

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