Anatomy of a five-course meal


Tomato and beet purée with escargot

Course 1

Chilled asparagus, fresh egg, smoked paprika aioli, crouton, and microgreens

Course 2


Goat ricotta filled ravioli in a lightly spiced broth with mixed vegetables

Course 3


Boudin of chicken and foie gras with young spinach and chicken jus

Course 4


Grass-fed steak over mushroom risotto, red wine sauce

Course 5

Cherry-clafouti-toasted almond-ice cream

Cherry clafouti with toasted almond ice cream

I hope you have enjoyed these cell phone photos as much as I enjoyed taking them... and not just taking them, but also enjoying a nice meal. They say the best camera is the one you have with you, perhaps the best meal ever is the one you are eating at any given moment.



Images from the #gdgtny event


I will leave the full length reviews of all the fun stuff to the pros... but until you catch up on all your rss feeds.... Please enjoy this short slide show.