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Autumn’s Best

Posted on Oct 28, 2007 in Best Of, Fall Foods

Seeing as seasonal and Greenmarket ingredients are this year’s black, the latest menus are wearing autumn’s best and brightest edibles – pumpkins, chestnuts, root vegetables and countless varieties of squash.  We thought we’d highlight a few particularly pleasing offerings: The Orchard – John La Femina’s (Peasant) LES restaurant, diligently turns out global, seasonally-driven dishes.  This time of year he effortlessly sates with butternut squash agnoletti mingled with toasted hazelnuts. 162 Orchard Street, (212) 219-8570 Back Forty – Previously the chef at Savoy, chef Peter Hoffman has ventured off on his own at this newly minted East Village spot.  Heeding the seasons and Greenmarket at every turn of the menu, Hoffman highlights parsnips with a simple, salty tossing of white anchovy and an aleppio vinaigrette. 190 Avenue B, (212) 388-1990 Momofuku Noodle Bar – Brussel sprouts reach their peak of...

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