4 Ways to Eat Your Way Through Truffle Season
By Carissa Chesanek
October 31, 2013
Db Bistro Moderne hosts its annual white truffle dinner on Friday, November 15, starting with a cocktail reception at 6:30 PM. Executive chef Jason Pringle will offer a six-course menu featuring truffle egg custard, Florida spiny lobster carpaccio, roasted turbot and duo of veal alongside Domenico Clerico wine selections. Tickets cost $425 per person, plus tax and gratuity and can be purchased here (305-421-8800).
The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne presents its fourth annual six-course white truffle dinner on Wednesday, November 13, inside its Italian venue Cioppino. Dish highlights feature beef tartare, risotto al tartufo, slow-braised veal shank and noisette butter-sautéed asian pear with alba white truffle and caramel. The cost is $220 per person and seating is limited. Call for reservations (305-365-4286).
Scarpetta in the Fontainebleau Miami Beach celebrates truffle season with a month long six-course tasting menu throughout November. The dinner menu offers smoked lobster tartare, polenta truffled mushroom fricassee, tagliolini and agnolotti del plin and 21-day aged sirloin of beef served with truffle emulsion. The menu is offered at $225 per person or can be purchased a la carte (305-674-4660).
Quattro Gastronomia Italiana launches its new truffle menu offered now until December 2013. Customers can expect items such as fontina cheese fondue with poached egg yolk, Langhe tagliolini in Italian butter sauce and veal scaloppini with truffle butter sauce and truffle fries. All items are served a la carte and diners can add extra truffle shavings to their meals for a fixed rate of $25 per gram (305-531-4833).