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Spring Jean-Georges Must Haves (Lunch)?

sundropforever Jun 9, 2012 07:41 PM

Will the menu change any time soon? I've looked through old threads, but it seems that the dishes have changed (no chateau chalon sauce fish, for example.)

People seem to love the parmesan chicken leg and the tuna ribbons... anything else that's must-have? (or must not have?)

Thanks again CH!

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    nextguy RE: sundropforever Jun 10, 2012 06:04 AM

    I was at JG for lunch on Thursday. Unfortunately, on this trip that included Ai Fiori, chef's tasting at Torrisi, and tasting at Blanca, I found JG to be the least exciting meal. Although the foie gras with granola was actually the best dish I had on the trip. My main course of sea bass crusted with nuts and seeds was fine but definitely nothing special. My wife had the gnocchi as her starter and the sweetbreads as her main. I found these just ok but she liked them.

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      sundropforever RE: nextguy Jun 10, 2012 10:00 PM

      it's hard to beat a tasting at torrisi... thanks for your feedback.

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        degustingdiary RE: nextguy Jun 14, 2012 10:12 PM

        Just had lunch at Jean-Georges yesterday and have to agree: the terrine of foie gras was incredible.

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        peter j RE: sundropforever Jun 11, 2012 01:50 PM

        I do like the parmesan chicken, the foie gras prep, tuna ribbons, and scallops with caramelized cauliflower. I'd be curious to know how you like the desserts. I haven't been to JG since Johnny Iuzzini left last year.

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          nextguy RE: peter j Jun 11, 2012 03:11 PM

          We had the citrus and herbs dessert which was very good although the anise macaron was hollow so that was a very surprising error from such a high end restaurant.

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            sundropforever RE: peter j Jun 12, 2012 06:02 PM

            If I go, I will be sure to report back.

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            foodwhisperer RE: sundropforever Jun 15, 2012 09:15 AM

            foie gras

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