Top Tastes – January 2009

I ate a lot of great food in January. It was tough to narrow it down, but here is the best of the best. In no particular order.

  • Pigeon at Senzone
  • "Fish and Chips" sushi at Kabuki Wellington
  • Sake low temp cooked langoustine at Kabuki Wellington
  • Veal Sweetbreads at La Mere Brazier
  • Tortilla Española at Sylkar in Madrid
  • Champagne Truffle from Bernachon
  • Oysters with Mignonette at Les Halles de Lyon
  • Various savory and dessert chocolate items at the Valrhona booth in Lyon
  • Gambas from Palamós with sesame at Senzone
  • Galician chorizo for cooking
  • Jamón Iberico de Bellota from Pedroches
  • Lechazo at Madrid Fusión lunch
  • Veal cheek stuffed trotters at Principe de Viana
  • Morcilla at Los Asturianos
  • Morcillo at Casa Lucio
  • Patatas Bravas at Las Bravas
  • Red Mullet with crusty potato scales at Paul Bocuse
  • Cepe flavored savory macaron at Les Halles de Lyon

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5 Responses to Top Tastes – January 2009

  1. Lucy says:

    Glad you got the mixed box at Bernachon.

  2. John Sconzo says:

    I wish that I had bought more and a wider variety at Bernachon. That is truly wonderful chocolate!

  3. Gerry Dawes says:

    Wait a minute, John. You had four of those with me! Only four! My best, Gerry

  4. John Sconzo says:

    I count five, Gerry. There could have been plenty more, but I had to draw a line!

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