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BEST Tasting Menu

2012 BEST Tasting Menu
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L’Espalier

Boston

Chef Frank McClelland’s celebrated dining room offers not one, but two extravagant tasting options. There’s the “Seasonal Degustation”—a six-course meal headlined by dishes like Hudson Valley foie gras (take that, California!) with angelica and oatmeal-nut tuile, or lamb alongside roasted… read more»

2011 BEST Tasting Menu

T.W. Food

Cambridge

Experiencing a chef’s tasting is as much about entertainment as nourishment—and nobody plays with his food quite like chef Tim Wiechmann. He serves up whimsical, hyperseasonal preparations like wheat-berry fettuccine with porcini, or riffs on a French; le flottante by… read more»

2010 BEST Tasting Menu
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Clio

Boston

All too often, a chef’s tasting simply comprises diminutive versions of regular-menu offerings, followed by a not-so-teeny tab. Done right, though, it’s a chef’s chance to do something truly imaginative or showcase some fleeting and wonderful seasonal ingredients. At his… read more»

2006 BEST Tasting Menu
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Pigalle

Boston

Tasting menus are so in vogue that it seems only a matter of time before McDonalds rolls out a McTasting. But at Pigalle, chef Marc Orfaly’s five- and seven-course menus are anything but watered-down. Each course hits the high notes… read more»