The latest after-hours tasting menu at Dominique Ansel's West Village bakery has a uniquely patriotic theme. While many chefs pay homage to the US by using homegrown ingredients, this menu takes a more literal approach to celebrating the powerful nation.
The latest after-hours tasting menu at U.P. focuses on American dreams by highlighting seven landmark occasions in the country's history. The first celebrates the California Gold Rush with golden soughdoughbread pudding and salted Acacia-honey ice cream, while a later course references the 1950s with pickled persimmon and sake-marinated jicama. There is even a dish called '#GoingViral' that celebrates the age of Instagram with edible filters.
The creative menu coincides with the demand for experiential dining and interactive food events.
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