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Oct 19, 2010 08:08 PM

white truffles?

anyone had or seen white truffles yet this season?

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    1. re: AAQjr

      European... Answering that question made me feel very Monty Python...

    2. I've gotten e-mails from Providence and Patina...saying they're serving special white truffle menus. A friend had dinner at Providence the other night and had a pasta dish with white truffles.....she said they were quite good. I'm heading there soon myself!

      1. Yes they are already about, but hold on to your money. They will be much better in another 3 or 4 weeks

        1. I've seen them at Leonidas in Santa Monica.

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          1. re: sushigirlie

            I heard that the truffles at Leonidas are not rooted out by sustainable pigs.


              1. re: Harry Niletti

                Just curious: what makes a pig sustainable?

                1. re: RicRios

                  i think he was joking as leonida's in SM is a chocolate store.

              2. re: sushigirlie

                You saw truffles the tuber type at leonidas or white chocolate truffles?

              3. As a chef and a man obsessed with truffles I can honestly say that the truffles this year have been stunning. In terms of aroma, flavor, size and availability it looks to be a banner year. They are far less expensive then last season so mind what you pay and enjoy.

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                1. re: Mimoso

                  I agree. I just had platefuls of the stuff in Rome and it's better than its been the past 3 years, even this early in the season.