Amuse Bouche


“I’ve read that Bras begins his day foraging for edible flowers and wild herbs,” Verlac said.

“This is what I call high dining. Who needs Beluga caviar?”

Somewhere after the sixth course, a bright-white monkfish covered in what the menu called “black olive oil,” Michel Bras appeared in the dining room. Happy applause broke out among the diners….

“I heard that he’s going to let his son run the kitchen soon,” Paulik said, setting his fork down. “He almost looks like AndrĂ© Prodos, doesn’t he?”

from Death in the Vines by M.L. Longworth (2013). Recommended.