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The Modern Prix Fixe recommendations?

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flzhang Aug 8, 2011 05:35 PM

Anyone have any recommendations for dinners at the Modern (dining room) off their prix fixe menu?

Thanks!

http://themodernnyc.com/_pdfs/_menus/...

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The Modern
9 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019

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    doubledoc RE: flzhang Aug 8, 2011 06:27 PM

    The tartare is always top shelf, although I have had the mussels as well and they are excellent.
    The risotto for course 2 is where it is at.
    For course 3, the veal, while tasty, looked unappealing on the plate. The lamb was great, as is the chicken (i know!), and the lobster.

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      RGR RE: flzhang Aug 8, 2011 07:02 PM

      The Wagyu Beef and Foie Gras "Damier" is phenomenal, and the squab for two is not too shabby either.

      The Modern Dining Room photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/11863391...

      http://thewizardofroz.wordpress.com

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        rrems RE: flzhang Aug 9, 2011 02:08 PM

        Quote from a recent post of mine:

        The standout dishes were the Damier, the sturgeon and sauerkraut tart, hamachi and sea urchin tart, veal tenderloin, poussin breast and baba au rhum, but really every dish we had was excellent, and as always the presentation of each dish was stunning.

        1. Cheeryvisage RE: flzhang Aug 9, 2011 05:46 PM

          I point you to this post: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/7837...

          I'll be dining at The Modern next week, so I'm also doing research. My current plan is:

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          TARTARE OF YELLOWFIN TUNA AND DIVER SCALLOPS
          Yellowstone River Caviar

          WAGYU BEEF AND FOIE GRAS “DAMIER”
          Passion Fruit Gastrique

          2

          HAMACHI, SEA URCHIN AND FENNEL TART
          Vegetable Vinaigrette

          GRILLED SULLIVAN COUNTY FOIE GRAS
          Pistachio “Praliné”, Summer Vegetable Brunoise and Duck Jus

          3

          CHORIZO-CRUSTED COD
          White Coco Bean Purée and Harissa Oil

          LONG ISLAND DUCK BREAST
          Black Trumpet Marmalade, “Fleischschneke” and Banyuls Jus

          SQUAB AND FOIE GRAS CROUSTILLANT
          Caramelized Ginger Jus and Farm Vegetables
          for two

          4

          CARAMEL PARFAIT
          Mango Ravioli, Coconut-Lemongrass Tapioca and Ten Flavor Sorbet

          MILK CHOCOLATE AND HAZELNUT DACQUOISE
          Raspberry Sorbet

          BABA “AU RHUM”
          Pineapple, Lime and Vanilla Ice Cream

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            doubledoc RE: Cheeryvisage Aug 10, 2011 07:16 AM

            The duck breast has a great tableside presentation, if you are into that sort of thing.

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