My 17 eats of 2017

As 2017 winds down, it’s that time of the year again where I recount my top eats over the past 12 months. This year’s stand out dishes span from London to Lisbon… San Sebastian to Sarawak… Chicago to KL. There’s stellar seafood, pasta & tarts… Foo Chow Red Rice Wine noodles and Sarawak Laksa… and marvellous meats including the best steak I’ve ever had! Here’s my annual round up of those 17 unforgettable dishes of 2017 from around the world…

~ 2017 ~

17-Course Degustation Menu

—- Starters & Small Plates —-

Lobster & Spelt Risotto (@ Les 110 de Taillevent – London)

Orkney Scallop, Trealy Farm Tamworth Sobrasada, Isle of Wight Tomatoes & Fennel (@ Native – London)

Duck tartare, Gooseberries, Pickled Mushrooms, lavash & ‘cracklin’ (@ Girl & the Goat – Chicago)

‘Carabinero’ Red Scarlet Prawns (@ Cervejaria Ramiro – Lisbon)

Lobster, Foie Gras & Sea Sprout Rice (@ Ten’s – Barcelona)

Veal Carpaccio with coffee, mountain cumin & ginger (Villa Maiella – Abruzzo)

Steak Tartare (@ Mirador de Ulia – San Sebastian)

 

—- Mains —-

Westcombe Ricotta Agnolotti, Wellesley & Sage (@ Tim Spedding at P.Franco – London)

Hake with ‘Pil Pil’ citrus vinaigrette (@ Bodegon Alejandro – San Sebastian)

‘Ang Chew Mee Sua’ Red Rice Wine Noodles (@ Taste of Foo Chow – Kuala Lumpur)

Truffle Yellow Chicken with Foie, Guitarra Pasta, Albufera sauce (@ Les 110 de Taillevent – London)

Sarawak Laksa (@ Poh Lam at Chong Choon Cafe – Kuching)

Short Rib Green Curry (@ Singburi – London)

 Iberico Cabezada (@ Tata Eatery – London)

Txuleton (Galician Blonde Beef Rib Chop) (@ Asador Etxebarri – San Sebastian)

 

—- Desserts —-

Tarte Citron (@ Casse Croute – London)

Rhubarb Tart  (@ Brawn – London)

 

—- Wines & Service @ Gresca Bar – Barcelona —-

—- Setting @ Mirador de Ulia – San Sebastian —-

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