In Solidarity With California Chefs, Matyson Serves a Foie Gras Tasting Menu

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Opposition to California’s plans to ban foie gras has grown far beyond the Golden State’s borders. This week that fight hits close to home. Matyson’s chef Ben Puchowitz is taking the matter up and standing in solidarity with West Coast chefs with his weekly tasting menu. It’s focus this week is on foie gras. “We are offering this menu in protest of the upcoming Foie Gras Ban in California,” Puchowitz wrote in an email to Grub. “Foie Gras is one of the most incredible delicacies in the world and should be celebrated, not shunned.” Keep reading to see the tasting menu’s five, very foie dishes.


Foie Gras Mousse
Pumpernickel, fig jam, pastrami spice, pickled rhubarb

Duck & Foie Gras Ravioli
Cipollini onions, golden beets, foie gras sauce

Foie Gras Stuffed Morels
Scallop, fava beans, blueberries, tarragon puree

Veal Tenderloin Rossini
Seared foie gras, black truffle, savoy spinach, miso

Foie Gras Creme Brulee
Coffee, pistachio, shaved foie gras

In Solidarity With California Chefs, Matyson Serves a Foie Gras Tasting Menu