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LQ@SK 18 Course White Truffle Dinner in Photos. Minimal Verbiage

Porthos | Nov 16, 2011 10:15 PM

11/15/11: LQ@SK 18 Course White Truffle Dinner

Favorites: 3. Cold Poached Quail Eggs Mold in Pork Aspic with Sun choke, Fresh Truffles
4. Truffle Panacotta, Sea Urchin Emulsion, 7. Scottish Hare Truffle Consommé, Boudin Blanc, Hare shu-mai, 11. Scrambled Eggs, Truffles, Nopales, Truffle Mole 12. Oxtail and Truffle Grilled Cheese

Genius moment: Realizing the hare shu-mai contained liver, blood, spice...thus making dish #7 Boudin Blanc et Boudin Noir of hare.

Wines: 1999 Louis Roederer Cristal Brut, 1997 Bruno Giacosa Barbaresco Falletto, 2002 Domaine Meo-Camuzet Vosne-Romanee 1er Cru "Les Chaumes", 1970 Fonseca Vintage Port

Best Pairing of the night: Truffle Panacotta, Sea Urchin Emulsion with 1999 Cristal

Runner up Best Pairing of the night: Scrambled Eggs, Truffles, Nopales, Truffle Mole with 1997 Bruno Giacosa Barbaresco Falletto

Honorable Mention: 1970 Fonseca with Epoisses

Wow Moment: Discovering Chef Laurent Quenioux doesn't even have a proper gas range. It's all induction range at Starry Kitchen. Bascially, turning out magic with one hand tied behind his back.

Menu:
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1 Amuse: truffle gel 3 ways: vodka, gin, tequila
2 Cucumber Ice Cream, Blis Steel-head Roe, Blinis, Truffles
3 Cold Poached Quail Eggs Mold in Pork Aspic with Sun choke, Fresh Truffles
4 Truffle Panacotta, Sea Urchin Emulsion
5 Pintade Hen Tartar with Truffle, Celery Root Truffle Remoulade, a hint of Yuzu
6 Green Daikon Cannoli, Dungeness, Serrano Ham Pico De Gallo
7 Scottish Hare Truffle Consommé, Boudin Blanc, Hare shu-mai
8 Truffle Tapioca Pudding, Bay Scallops, Green Tea Sabayon
9 Truffle Congee, Spiny Lobster, leeks, 24 months Comte cheese
10 Monkfish Cheek, Hazelnut Butter Vinaigrette, Truffles
11 Scrambled Eggs, Truffles, Nopales, Truffle Mole
12 Oxtail and Truffle Grilled Cheese
13 Beef Bone Marrow Toast, Truffles, Huckleberries
14 Wood Pigeon From Scotland, Fresh Fig, Green Lentils, Parsnip, Miso, Nameko
15 Veal Sweetbreads, Duck Foie Gras Soft Taco
16 Purslane Salad, curdle yolk, Truffles
17 Cheese cart
18 Truffle Tamale “Elote” Truffle Steamed Milk
19 Beer taffy Truffle and Barley Ice Cream, “Hop Caramel Fleur de sel Cremeux, Beer Truffle Varnish
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Starry Kitchen
350 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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