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mieliepap32 Feb 17, 2009 06:23 AM

I am looking for a restaurant that has excellent bone-marrow. My family is coming into town for my birthday next month and my dad is a HUGE lover of this dish. While I am not very fond of it, we went to Crispo in December and I have never seen anyone enjoy a meal as much as he enjoyed his bone-marrow there! I would go back there but for sake of variety wanted to see if there was anywhere else worth going.

Anyone had any outstanding bone-marrow lately?

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    UES Mayor RE: mieliepap32 Feb 17, 2009 06:35 AM

    cafe d'alsace

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      brettnyc RE: mieliepap32 Feb 17, 2009 06:37 AM

      How about Allen and Delancey?

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        brettnyc RE: mieliepap32 Feb 17, 2009 06:39 AM

        ...or Blue Ribbon

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          RCC RE: mieliepap32 Feb 17, 2009 06:39 AM

          My favorite bone marrow dish anywhere is at Blue Ribbon.

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            guttergourmet RE: RCC Feb 17, 2009 07:37 AM

            Third Blue Ribbon or L'Express in Montreal

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              ESNY RE: RCC Feb 17, 2009 08:29 AM


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              KTinNYC RE: mieliepap32 Feb 17, 2009 06:42 AM

              Prune. Simply roasted with sea salt and served with parsley salad a la Fergus Henderson.

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                quizkiddonniesmith RE: KTinNYC Feb 17, 2009 06:56 AM

                Never had it at prune, but did try it when fergus was in town cooking at momofuku. the dish was my highlight of the evening. so simple yet so decadent.

                the carmelized bone marrow at allen and delancey while memorable, is not worth it's considerable cost.

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                  KTinNYC RE: quizkiddonniesmith Feb 17, 2009 07:19 AM

                  Gabrielle Hamilton freely admits to stealing the recipe from Fergus Henderson.

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                puffkin RE: mieliepap32 Feb 17, 2009 09:06 AM

                i've been to PRUNE where the roasted bone marrow was served as an appetizer and it was delicious. my small group of 3 ordered two platters of this to start. they also have an excellent wine selection and the rest of the food is great! rsvp required.

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                  steakrules85 RE: mieliepap32 Feb 17, 2009 09:39 AM

                  Never had but yeah most people say Blue Ribbon and Prune and Crispo are the best. I cant wait to try this! I love bone marrow.

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                    kobetobiko RE: mieliepap32 Feb 17, 2009 10:12 AM

                    I am a big bone marrow lover and whenever I hear restaurants offering bone marrow (in any form), I feel obligated to try it out.

                    Here is an old thread on bone marrow dishes (not necessary just bone marrow but marrow in a dish as well) :

                    The restaurants that weren't mentioned so far are landmarc, casa mono, and the new comer Double Crown.

                    Plain marrow itself in the bone tastes pretty much the same, so the condiments make a big difference. Prune serves it plain with parsley. Blue Ribbon serves it with oxtail marmalade. Landmarc and Crispo with caramalized onion marmalade. I think the oxtail marmalade at Blue Ribbon was decadent on its own, but a bit too heavy with it's served with the bone marrow.

                    I quite enjoyed the one at Double Crown, as it is miso-glazed and orange olive marmalade, so a little different.

                    All served with toast or bread

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                      Yaqo Homo RE: kobetobiko Feb 18, 2009 04:19 PM

                      blue ribbon's bone marrow with oxtail marmalade is my favorite appetizer in the city, but, as kobetobiko has pointed out, it's as heavy as a wrecking ball. share it with someone you love.

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                      ConOrama RE: mieliepap32 Feb 17, 2009 10:47 AM

                      Ilili has one. I wouldnt go there just for the bone marrow, but its on the menu. I ordered as a supp when I was there for Restaurant Week.

                      Also, I think I just read the EMP (steakrule's?) review on here and there was a marrow dish there as well.

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