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Studiokitchen recap/update

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Studiokitchen recap/update

Sarah K | May 24, 2005 07:25 PM

After salivating for months after reading Studiokitchen reviews on this site, I went (along with 7 of my closest friends) last week, and it did not disappoint - everything was pretty much jaw-dropping, and Shola Olunloyo, the chef/host, was much more unassuming than I would have guessed from his pre-dinner instructional email! (He even graciously permitted some of my co-diners to head out for a smoke break before dessert.)

FYI - the price has now gone up to $100/person, tip included/BYO. I think that we were probably the poorest people he'd seen in a while (all grad students)! And for those wondering about Shola's restaurant plans, he mentioned having gotten the financing, and looking now for a Center City location.

Menu's below---

Sarah

Cured Dayboat Scallops
Lemon-Yuzu Vinaigrette
Cucumber Honeydew Sorbet
Salad of Herbs

Curried Carrot Soup
Preserved Lemon Oil
Crab Spring Rolls
Whipped Horseradish

Halibut wrapped in Serrano Ham
Spiced watercress Fondue
Xeres Vinaigrette
Lemon Soy brown Butter

Peppered milk fed Veal Tenderloin
Jerusalem Artichoke Puree
Foie Gras Ravioli
Truffle Jus

Chocolate Cherry Ganache
Chocolate Coffee Sorbet
Peanut Butter Foam
Crushed Cocoa Nib and Sea Salt Praline

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