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Laboratorio Fifteen Course Blowout Dinner!

Joe H. | Oct 23, 2004 02:08 AM

The second annual Lab blowout was tonight. Fifteen courses that started at 7:30 and ended just after midnight. Following is the menu:

Tartare of Bay Scallops, Caviar, Sweet Carrots

Scrambled Eggs with Black Truffle served in Eggshell

Butternut Squash Soup with Jerusalem Artichoke Timballe, Crumbled Sausage,

Melted Stracchino Cheese and Amaretti Cookie

Duck Liver Custard with Lady Apple Marmalade and Roasted Foie Gras with Porcini baked in Papillote with Duck Jus

Ravioli del Plin with Butter, Rosemary, Veal Jus and Parmesan Cheese Cup

Quadrucci with a Ragu of Sweetbreads, Chantarelle Mushrooms, Speck and Saffron

Potato Dumpling with Fonduta of Gorgonzola and Walnuts

Risotto with White Truffles

Chamomile Steamed Cod Fish with Fried Cauliflower in a Yellow Pepper Sauce

Roasted Baby Rack of Veal served Oven Braised Tripe, Tuscan “Red Devil” Beans and Veal Feet

Squab Breast Profumato Ai Sapori del’Asia served over Roasted Autumn Vegetables and Squab Leg stuffed with Sausage and Blueberries served with a Squab Jus Reduction

Cheese

Passion Fruit Foam in Chocolate Cup

Warm Chocolate Pear Torte with Pear Ice Cream, Dried Pear Slices and Caramel Sauce

Bomboloni

I would note that after the serving of the truffled risotto the entire room erupted in sponstaneous applause for Roberto.

I'll let others describe the dinner.

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