21st birthday at Per Se
Check out the Chef’s Tasting Menu from my birthday dinner at Per Se! My mom and I arrived at 5:30 and left close to 10PM. Every moment was amazing. These photos do not include the desserts or amuse-bouches— to be continued in my next post. I’ve provided a list of our memorable meal:
"Oysters and Pearls"
"Sabayon" of Pearl Tapioca with Island Creek Oysters and Sterling White Sturgeon Caviar
"Hawaiian Hearts of Peach Palm "Bavarois"
Niçoise Olives, Pickled Sunchokes, Cherry Tomatoes and Basil Gelée
"Gateau" of Hudson Valley Moulard Duck Foie Gras
"Pain d’Epices," Quince Marmalade, Crispy Red Onions, Burgundy Mustard, Frisée and Bacon "Aigre-Doux"
Pan Roasted Chatham Bay Cod
Littleneck Clams, Marble Potatoes, Parsley Shoots and “Chowder Sauce”
Hass Avocado, Compressed Cucumber, Greenmarket Peppers, Coriander Blossoms and Soy “Nuage”
Butter Poached Nova Scotia Lobster
Red Kuri Squash Torellini, Arrowleaf Spinach, Maitake Mushrooms and Sage-Brown Butter Mousseline
Four Story Hill Farm’s “Selle de Lapin”
Glazed Heirloom Carrots, Ginger Crème Fraîche, Pea Tendrils and “Sauce Verjus”
Elysian Fields Farm’s “Côte d’Agneau”
Burgundy Truffle, Salsify Root, Pine Mushroom, Upland Cress, Parmesan-Braised Romaine and Lamb Sauce
Degustation of Berkshire Pork
Cornbread, Green Beans, Pickled Okra, Mizuna and Whole Grain Mustard Jus
… and there’s more!