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Old 01-13-2009, 03:25 PM   #1
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Essence of Lobster

Been super busy with work so I haven't posted a food pic in awhile. Finally got a new camera though. This dish was meant to capture the pure essence of lobster. The lobster was slow poached in butter, the sauce is a butter that was infused with lobster bodies and then clarified, and the foam was infused with both lobster and a little chorizo. The acid and fat from the chorizo helped to bring out the flavors of the lobster.

Butter Poached Big Island Keahole Lobster
Green Papaya and Hearts of Palm Salad, Lobster Butter, Chorizo-Lobster Emulsion



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Old 01-13-2009, 03:36 PM   #2
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Man... do we need taste-o-vision... or virtual tasting... yum oh yum!
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Old 01-13-2009, 03:43 PM   #3
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Man does that sound amazing. You had better have a talk with your staff there though because I think someone spit on your lobster
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Old 01-13-2009, 03:45 PM   #4
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The description sounds awesome, the presentation is awesome.... until I get to the foam... sorry man I am just too squeamish and for some reason foam does make me that way... I don't know why.
But that isn't to say I wouldn't give it a taste... I would just close my eyes first so I don't see the foam!
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Old 01-13-2009, 03:49 PM   #5
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Looks good IC! Good to see ya posting!

I used to do something like this with Crawfish!










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Old 01-13-2009, 03:55 PM   #6
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it does sound great, and i'm sure it tastes good, but i have to agree with gb; a smoker hocked a loogey on your lobster.

lol, you could call it the loogey lobster special.

outside of that, it's good to see you again, ic.
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That is georgeous and I just want to eat it.
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Old 01-13-2009, 07:42 PM   #8
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Man does that sound amazing. You had better have a talk with your staff there though because I think someone spit on your lobster
No that was me. I was chewing tobacco at the time I took the pic. Thought I missed the plate.
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Please pardon my "red-neckness" but what's the purpose of foam? I've never understood that
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Please pardon my "red-neckness" but what's the purpose of foam? I've never understood that
It adds $15 to the plate
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