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Sous vide an entire turkey? Why not?
Affogato - "Secret Breakfast" ice cream (bourbon and cornflakes) with two shots of espresso. Blue Bottle Coffee Co., San Francisco.
Fried eel with avocado and creme fraiche at benu, San Francisco.
Glazed, confit fairytale eggplant. Manresa, Los Gatos, California.
Toy box tomato tartlet with Manchego and aged sherry. Piperade, San Francisco.
Coconut waffle with basil. Avenues, Chicago.
Brioche with frog leg mousse and black truffles. By Thomas Keller, Bocuse d'Or dinner at Stella!, New Orleans.
Roasted beets from Crum's Heirlooms with buttery, local cheese from Goatsbeard Farm in Missouri.
The smoke clears to reveal blushingly ripe figs atop sweet onion flan. The French Laundry, Yountville, California.
The original muffuletta from Central Grocery Co. in New Orleans. It's enough for four.
Beignets under an avalanche of powdered sugar at Cafe du Monde, New Orleans.
Sliced abalone and a baby turnip at Aqua, San Francisco, California.
Chocolate leather packets filled with chocolate powder. Molecular gastronomy by Alex Stupak at wd~50, New York.
Pine nut and lemon cream tart at Maialino, New York.
Petits fours at Cafe Boulud, New York.
Garden Pea Lollipopscicles. Eleven Madison Park, New York.
A tray of mini macarons at Eleven Madison Park in NYC.
Warm madeleines, a Proustian ending. Cafe Boulud, New York.
Tender, grilled bamboo shoots glazed with soy sauce. Kyo Ya, New York.
Steaming bowl of spätzle with berg käse and vegetables. Seäsonal Weinbar & Restaurant, New York.
Grapefruit Cream Pie with black sesame paste and a Ritz cracker crust. momofuku ssam bar, New York City.
Silky thimbles of goat cheese with olive oil and artichokes. Jean Georges, New York.
Mango-Anchovy Ravioli. It shouldn't taste good, but it does. Cafe Atlantico, Washington, D.C.
Pat La Frieda's famous Black Label Burger with caramelized onions, Minetta Tavern, New York.
Sticky and sweet, pork ribs with lemongrass caramel. ma peche, New York.
Pizza neapolitana at keste pizza e vino in the West Village.
Succulent bay scallops with agretti and lemon. SPQR, San Francisco.
Strawberry shortcake. Brigtsen's, New Orleans.
Rabbit terrine coated in a velveteen herb emulsion. The Modern, New York.
Thousand-year egg and pickled ginger at Yung Kee, Hong Kong.
Poteca, a yeast dough pastry rolled with a sweet nut filling. An old-world recipe.
Oysters Rockefeller at Galatoire's in New Orleans. A classic.
Blancmanger with pink grapefruit sorbet and hibiscus soup. Veritas, New York.
Fried chicken consomme with artichokes and flowers. coi, San Francisco.