« Opposites Attract Ultimate Cat-Scratching Post | Home | Wall socket multiplier makes a perfect house gift »

July 21, 2012

Matthew Lightner plays with your food

Screen Shot 2012-07-19 at 6.00.23 PM

The chef at Atera,

Screen Shot 2012-07-19 at 6.01.10 PM

a new restaurant in New York City which garnered three stars in Pete Wells' review 

Screen Shot 2012-07-19 at 6.00.55 PM

in this past Wednesday's New York Times Dining section,


transforms his ingredients beyond recognition.


Pictured from the top down:


A baguette tinted with squid ink to resemble a razor clam; Sunflower toffee fashioned to look like a peach pit; Raw scallops cured in gin botanicals, then interwoven with shards of green tomato ice, with a scattering of black sesame seeds on top; A charred lump of beet; A white rose of frozen rosewater; Chocolate truffles on moss, evoking black walnuts.

July 21, 2012 at 10:01 AM | Permalink


TrackBack URL for this entry:

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Matthew Lightner plays with your food:


The comments to this entry are closed.