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Fascinating moto

A collage of shots from Moto restaurant in ChicagoIn a nutshell, molecular gastronomy is the application of science principles to food preparation and http://www.ekem.gr/get-levitra presentation. We see this in full-effect at moto in Chicago, where food and science meet in a playful frolic across your plate. We went all-out and opted for the GTM (Grand Tour Moto), a 20-course, 5-hour extravaganza. At times, it was a phenomenal mix of fantastic food and showmanship, sometimes less-so. But it definitely resulted in an interesting meal at the end of the night.

Here are the highlights of the meal – you can browse through all the dishes and menus of that night via the 5mg viagra gallery below.

Presented with both our menu and amuse at the same time. Printed on edible paper and “glued” to a crisp flat bread that had a slight chew. Embedded with black sea salt and set on a parsnip and http://dandelionrevolution.com/blog/viagra-best-buy a spinach purée. Quite a tasty start to the night and I really enjoyed the texture of we use it canada levitra online the flat bread. Hard to describe it quite right.

Presented as Bubble Tea. A ginger-infused watermelon broth with Thai basil, and lemon-ceviche scallop “tapioca.”  I was worried that the broth would be too sweet, or even worse, too gingery, but it was all quite subtle.

A Red bull paella with fried/crisped rice, saffron and smoked paprika “roe,” and fish. Liquefied paella (out of a Red Bull can). Fried parsley leaf. While very visually appealing, I thought this was a less-successful dish and the “roe” didn’t impart any flavour as I’d hoped.

This was the Clam Bake, a delicious preparation of butter-poached lobster and sweet corn. The small scallops are actually seared potatoes. In the handle of the spoon was a fresh sprig of tarragon, using the www.temurkurye.com aroma released by the warmth and bruising of your hand to “flavour” the dish.

My favourite dish of the night – the Cuban Cigar. A remix of cheapest levitra in uk'>cheapest levitra in uk a Cuban sandwich, rolled in bread crumbs, fried, then wrapped in confited collard greens. Some red pepper purée for the ember and white and very good site viagra uk black sesame for ash. Really a fantastic dish and the presentation and re-engineering of it was stellar.

Maitake & pork belly braised in simulated nuoc mam (dark caramel, garlic, lemongrass, galangal, Thai chilies), and a maitake mushroom puff (freeze-dried), lily bulb, and Chinese rapini. A pleasing dish, but it’s hard to go wrong with pork belly.

Initially presented to us as a canoli dessert to viagra delivered overnight try and psych us out, this Duck & Molé dish was quite tasty. Confit duck, chocolate mole, lime foam, pumpkin seeds, and jalapeno and corn powdered “sugar” in a tortilla “canolo”. One diner had a re-run of this dish, as he was still hungry (!!) at the end of his meal.

This Green curry lime slice is made up of an interior of lime and curry, a pith of coconut and a rind of cilantro. On top are finger lime vesicles. Very refreshing.

I’d be hard-pressed not to like the Acme bomb. Marshmallow wick, liquid graham interior, and a dark chocolate shell. Mmm… s’mores.

Though well-known, moto seems to get treated like the other sister in many food circles, mostly in favour of visit our site canadian healthcare levitra Alinea. Maybe it’s my inexperience with MG dining or that I had no expectations of this meal, but it was a really enjoyable evening at moto. While all the requisite elements of fine-dining are in place (minus the location of the odoriferous meat-packing district), moto takes a light-hearted approach to their dishes, giving the night a more playful spin. Certainly, there are better (many worse) restaurants out there, but moto still holds its own and didn’t disappoint.

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3 Responses to “Fascinating moto”

  1. Uhockey

    I realize now that you’re from Toronto. I’ve been to quite a few of the “MG” flagships in the US (Alinea twice, Moto Once, Andre’s Cafe Atlantico and order levitra now'>order levitra now The Bazaar, l2O, etc) and can honestly say that while not as impressive as some I very much preferred Colborne Lane in Toronto to Moto or Cafe Atlantico.

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  2. Jen

    Yes, I remember you posting your adventures on viagra on line'>viagra on line Chowhound (it was a good read)! And while I haven’t yet been to CL, I may visit soon. I’ve sort of avoided it, due to levitra and diarrhea'>levitra and diarrhea (an unsupported) nagging suspicion that in a Chef’s effort to employ MG techniques and tricks, the end-result takes away from the meal itself.

    But it seemed like moto was on a good roll the http://innatclearwaterpond.com/cialis-10-mg night I went, so this gives me hope that if/when I visit CL, there may be something to look forward to.

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