We got a desperate email from Miss Em: HELP! PARADOX OF CHOICE! She was looking at the menu of a restaurant where she will be dining next week. In a comment, Duchesse said Miss Em should be sure to have some good meals: this suggests we need not worry on that score. (Formatting may be a problem: just click on the link above.)
poached yolk, foie gras sauce, balsamic infused pear.
roasted sea scallops, belgian endive, raspberry dust.
burrata foam, Sicilian red shrimp “crudo”, beer jelly.
preparations and presantions of cod fish, lime, marjoram cream.
seaweed “ribollita”, when the “cavolo nero” season is over.
Wild asparagus risotto, “Viareggio” clams, herbed mascarpone.
ricotta and pecorino “nudo” ,pork jus reduction, herbs, orange zest.
potato gnocchi, tomato confit, smoked pork cheek, basil oil.
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duo of veal cheeks, unique textures and flavors.
sardinian’s Tuna “Carloforte”, watermelon, pine nut oil “di San Rossore”, salad leaves.
Filet of Seabass, “acquapazza”, mortadella from Prato.
pigeon cooked three ways, tomato and ginger “mostarda”.
soft and crispy suckling pig, mushroom tartar “cotto”, garlic and lavander cream.
I hope Miss Em's fellow-diners are of the sort that likes to share a bit. You never know.
What would you choose?