After waiting months to let the kitchen get up to speed we went to the Studio at the Montage in Laguna.
With four people at our table we were able to persuade the Chef (James Boyce) to do a lenghty tasting menu, Fourteen Course (175-ea), 5 1/2hrs.
Kumamota Oyster w/Osetra Cav OUTSTANDING
Argentine Bay Shrimp Very good
Giant Diver Scallop w/prosciutto fried strips Awesome
Heirloom tomato Salad
Red & Yellow Beet Salad
White Aspargus w/Morrels Very Good
Lamb Loin Very Good
Foie Gras w/apricot
Sweet Breads on Pork Caniolli Very Good
Mini Carrot Cake
Choc Souffle Cake
WInes: White Rhone Condrieu, Tokai, Vineyard 29 ,OO Bond(Harlan) A,00 Bond(Harlan) V, 00 Harlan.