Will The Menu After Next: The Hunt Be Next: Vegetarian?

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An interesting postscript to today’s story on Next: The Hunt, the first of 2013’s Next menus, due in January. We mentioned that there might be some flak from the kinds of vocal vegetarians who respond to any meat-relishing published piece, and Nick Kokonas tweeted in response:

@GrubStreetCHI perhaps the menu *after* the Hunt will ameliorate the concerns about wild game.

A vegetarian Next menu? “Vegetarian menu” is not a phrase that typically gets our blood racing, but when it’s done with artistry (and an eye to breaking vegetarian-restaurant cliches), it can be impressive, and perhaps there’s something more to it than merely vegetarianism— an Asian spin? Next Jain? Who knows? It might make season ticket sales a bit harder to cover such opposite bases… oh, we forgot, it’s Next, tickets will still sell out in minutes. Watch for more as this story develops.

Will The Menu After Next: The Hunt Be Next: Vegetarian?