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babette feasts | Oct 23, 2011 07:54 PM

I didn't find an existing thread on RN74, if there is one I hope the mods will just add this there.

I stopped by the bar tonight for industry night and was less than thrilled. Oysters were good. Chicken liver mousse had good flavor but very dense texture, hard to spread at the chilled temp at which it was served. Mousse connotes lightness or airiness, of which there was none. Failure was in texture only, once it warmed up it was spreadable. Maitake tempura was super oily and disgusting. In the three bites I managed to eat, I could not detect the yuzu salt. Also, fried foods served with fatty dipping sauce (in this case, chive creme fraiche) don't make sense to me. Salmon flatbread was pretty good. The flatbread had been grilled but there was no real char, and the center ended up doughy and soggy. Lox style cold smoked salmon, tomatoes, and arugula were lovely on top, just wished for more fire on the dough. Not rushing back, or at least not on my own dime.

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