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First trip to Blue Hill - must-haves?

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harrison Dec 7, 2007 06:07 AM

My wife and I are going to Blue Hill tomorrow night for her birthday. I realize the menu probably changes a bit, but are there any must haves that are standards (a la trout appetizer at Telepan).

Thanks!

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    RGR RE: harrison Dec 7, 2007 09:40 AM

    It's been several years since we had dinner at Blue Hill NYC*, so I can't suggest anything on the current menu with one exception. The chocolate bread pudding is a signature dish, and it is seriously delicious!

    (*Note: We had dinner at Blue Hill @Stone Barnes in June. Sensational!)

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      jdmetz RE: harrison Dec 7, 2007 10:11 AM

      Anything with their farm egg, anything with pork, and anything with lamb. The times I've had Blue Hill dishes with any one of those items, they have been outstanding.

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        Lucia RE: jdmetz Dec 7, 2007 10:14 AM

        I second the egg, pork, and lamb options. Blue Hill also does great things with fruit and vegetables, although the selection may be limited now b/c of season.

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          ChefJune RE: jdmetz Dec 7, 2007 12:20 PM

          I also agree with the egg, pork and lamb, but my best meals at both Blue Hills' have been when I let the chef do the picking.

          Are you going to the GV location, or Stone Barns? and will Dan be in the kitchen?

          If you let them know you are celebrating your wife's birthday, they will do something special. (I'd call it in ahead.)

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            harrison RE: ChefJune Dec 7, 2007 01:15 PM

            We're going to the NYC location. I already spoke to them about the birthday. Thanks!

            I'll report back.

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