Vice’s Tori Telfer recently reported on a five-course meal at Chicago’s Ruxbin. The catch? Each course of the $125-per-plate dinner was inspired by of Salvador Dali’s infamous 1973 cookbook, Les Diners de Gala.
See the results for yourself:
Beet rose, black sesame dirt, foie gras torchon, brioche, winter lettuce, aerated persimmon, hazelnut, feta, endive. Inspired by “Rose Meditative.”
Egg a la coque sabayon, squid ink noodles, sea urchin, walnut miso, radish, and venison tataki. Inspired by “The Accommodations of Desire.”
Pan-seared red snapper and frog leg, taro root, coconut milk curry, oyster, pomegranate, and tiger sauce. Inspired by “Dream caused by the Flight of a Bee around a Pomegranate a Second before Awakening.”
Sunflower butter truffle cake, concord grape, celery, fennel, honey, and crickets. Inspired by “The Persistence of Memory.”