Sunday, November 21, 2010

Torrisi Italian Specialties for dinner

Dan recently left WD50 for a job at Torrisi Italian Specialties. Wooh and I had been there for lunch before, but I was interested to try the new dinner service: $50, prix fixe, period. Katie, Lena, Priya and I met there at 6:30 on Friday and there was already a TWO HOUR wait for two people! Thanks to Dan for getting us seated right away. And the meal was astounding.

Garlic bread:



Warm mozzarella, DaVero oil, Milk Thistle cream:



Cucumbers New Yorkese (tasted mustardy):


Blackened mackerl, pickled eggplant, and celery:


Sweetbreads nha trang (think General Tso's sweetbreads):


Potato gnocchi, Brussels sprouts, Gulden's mustard (tasted kinda like a delicious grilled cheese sandwich):


BBQ lamb shoulder, fresh beans, molasses:



Cornbread polenta:


Striped bass, pickled green tomatoes, house olives:


Prime rib (cost $30 extra, served two):


The very end of the prime rib:


Swiss fudge swirls, Hudson bourbon cream puff, pizzelle cannoli with Salvatore filling, rainbow cookies, Concord grape cheesecake tart:

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