Dinner for 2...
Gramercy Tavern. Tasting menus for each, super good.
Red Snapper, Kohlrabi, Shiitake Mushrooms and Smoked Jalapeño
Soft Shell Crab, Corn, Red Leaf Lettuce and Pickled Green Tomato
Halibut, Zucchini, Black Olives and Lobster Sauce
Squab, Barley, Sungold Tomatoes and Artichokes
Pork tasting plate
Tart for dessert
Sweet Corn, King Crab, Shiso and Pickled Ramps
Heirloom Tomato Salad, Shishito Peppers and Pickled Fennel (there was also some cheese in here, and, when I had all the flavors together it might have been the single best bite of food all night)
Warm Bean Salad and Squash Sauce
Roasted Eggplant, Cucumbers, Peppers and Pine Nuts
Spinach Spaghetti, Tomato, Shishito Peppers and Basil
Cheese plate for dessert
Plus, the table was comped a strawberry tart from the bar menu that was superb.
Plus good beer: Stone-Cali Belgique IPA, Speedway Stout, and J.W. Lees Harvest Ale, 1998 (it was ridiculous)