Monday, April 28, 2008

Monday Grousing

Items I wish restaurants would retire for a while:

  • butternut squash soup
  • seared scallops
  • creme brulee (trio/duo/flavored/whatever)
  • multiple desserts on tasting menus (5 savory courses and 3 desserts may technically be an 8-course menu, but come on!)
  • mignardises (does anyone eat them?)
  • gougeres

Recurring preparations that I still enjoy as long as executed well:

Items that I love but rarely see executed well:

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