It’s an indication of how immersive the new truffle menu at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester is that a veritable parasites fug appears to hang over the table before the finish of the feast. It won’t not having any lovers beating a way to your entryway however that odoriferous cloud is well justified, despite all the trouble; this is an eating undertaking that commends the wantonness of the dark stuff.
January’s terrible rep neglects to perceive the little delights that accompany it; the way that it’s altogether allowed to live like a recluse and decay all solicitations, that solace nourishment is a pillar, and that it’s when truffles are reaped, ready for serving up the next month.
To usher it in genuinely stylized shape, Alain Ducasse has enrolled his official culinary expert Jean-Philippe Blondet to make a menu committed to the gritty joys of the tuber melanosporum. A disclaimer; this isn’t the place to sharpen your #eatclean Instagram mark. This is more about liberality than spirulina.
The seven-course menu, finish with educated wine pairings, veers between the colorfulness and theater one would anticipate from the Michelin-featured foundation – Ducasse holds a stunning 19 stars, three of them with his Dorchester furnish – and simple, semi comfort nourishment, yet with a fine feasting thrive.
The Cookpot of leek and agria potato touches base with a crest of rich baked good around the edge, a steaming stew of vegetables bound with those intense bits of dark truffle. Everything looks exceptionally French nation kitchen, until the point that you dig inside and the advanced flavors are uncovered; the smooth dullness of the potato is adjusted with the brittle hits of truffle.