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Chicken - my MONTRACHET memory

theskyflyer Apr 28, 2008 09:01 AM

I had the tastiest chicken dish in Montrachet back few years ago. The skin was crackingly crispy, the meat moist and tender.

Would you guys be able to tell me where I can have similar chicken dish?

Last week I had lunch at BENOIT and had the chicken for 2. It was good, but nothing special. Last night at MOMOFUKU SSAM, I had the poussin. It was very very good, but the bird was very small.

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    sam1 Apr 28, 2008 10:30 AM

    i rarely order chicken but red cat/harrison do a great crispy outside, ridiculously moist inside.

    1. Brian S Apr 28, 2008 10:31 AM

      I have many fond memories of Montrachet but never had the chicken dish you describe. I had something similar at Shorty's, though.

      I first heard of Montrachet in 1985. I wanted to go. But then came this review:

      It praised the new young chef named Bouley and praised the $16 prix fixe dinner. The week it was published, Montrachet increased all prices by 50%. So I didn't go. I wish I had.

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        bastet212 Apr 28, 2008 11:24 AM

        Ive never had that dish either, but try the chicken at perry street. It has amazing crispy skin and tender flesh. One of the best chicken dishes ive had....

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          MetroDad Apr 29, 2008 08:48 AM

          The chicken at Montrachet is great. However, if you ever want to try the perfect roast chicken, get the one at Blue Hill. It's ruined all other chickens for me.

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            theskyflyer Apr 29, 2008 09:28 AM

            MetroDad, is the BH's chicken skin crispy?
            Also, is it BH NYC or the Stone Barns?

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