How the Humble Taco Inspired a $750 Mexican Meal - mexican restaurant serving dishes
by：Two Eight 2019-10-28
The Danish chef Rene Redzepi behind Noma travels around Mexico to prepare for his upcoming pop
At their premium restaurant on the Yucatan Peninsula.
He tasted a lot of fresh fish, duck tongue grass, and even some delicious insects.
But does Redzepi know the most important ingredient he has to add? The taco—
Or at least corn.
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"This is just the most influential food in Central America," Redzepi said . ".
"We will do our best.
"Mexico's reserve team will open at 10 in the morning on Tuesday. m.
East Coast time, if there is any guide to a foreign trip before the restaurant, then 7-
The "residence" of the week will be sold out soon.
When Noma opened in Tokyo in 2015, 60,000 people were waiting for the list of these five people --week run.
In Sydney, there are 27,000 excellent units in a month-week residency.
Sold out in a few minutes.
Don't expect the menu to look like anything you 've seen in a Mexican restaurant.
In particular, $600 per person, including food and drinks.
If you include a local tax of 750 and a tip of 16%, the bill will climb to $ 9%.
First, there will be insects on the menu.
When redzepis savored dishes with live ants in pop music --
On 2012, diners in London were shocked.
He did not expect such a reaction in Mexico, where the delicacies he tasted included locusts, ant eggs and yellow bee larvae.
"If you eat an ant, no one here will blink," he said . ".
"It's like a pure white one.
Another staple foodplatanos —
Will be on the menu, but in an unusual way.
"The dish we have tested and will put on the menu sounds very strange, but it is delicious," Redzepi said . ".
"This is a sour orange pickled fish with large clams, very thin, mixed with thin sliced bananas.
Redzepi said the dish went against everything he learned when he grew up in Denmark and became an apprentice at a French restaurant, where he was told that sweet fruits and fish would not be eaten together.
"It will be laughed at," he said . "
"But some of the bananas here have the sour taste of apples.
We used a phone called manzano, which was great.
"There will be a lot of seafood here.
Redzepi said he found incredible sea urchins, clams, crabs, tuna and shrimp.
"The fish they shot with Spears is too fresh," he said . ".
The restaurant is in the jungle, so most of the cooking is done on fire.
No big stove
Hotel Noma Mexico offers dinner for 5 nights a week, with approximately 120 guests per week.
The project is a collaboration between Redzepi and his former chef at Noma, Rosio Sanchez and her taqueria de Sanchez in Copenhagen.
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Noma is working with American Express and Colibri Boutique Hotel.
Meanwhile, copenhagen's Noma will be temporarily closed at the end of February as it will move from the water's edge to a nearby location, which will be open at 2017 as part of the city farm.
Redzepi said he plans to have more residents in the future because they have become very important to him and his chefs. (
He will take about 65 employees to Mexico. )
"When I was young, my friends would travel, take drugs, have sex, and get to know the world," he said . ".
"But I was stuck in the kitchen.
Richard Vines is the chief food critic at Bloomberg.
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