NEW YORK, NY – FEBRUARY 27: Blancpain honors three star Michelin Chef and Blancpain enthusiast … [+] Daniel Humm at Eleven Madison Park Restaurant on February 27, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Blancpain)
A few years ago Daniel Humm, chef-owner of the much-praised New York restaurant Eleven Madison Park had his waitstaff perform card tricks at the table, a frivolity that was soon abandoned after criticism that it was a bit twee, if not downright silly. Now, upon re-opening the restaurant, he Humm has announced that the menu will be 99.99% vegan—, the exception being honey and milk for tea and coffee. Bees, you see, make honey.
One thing that won’t change? The price. A prix fixe meal will still cost:$335 (including tip but without drinks or wine), which in the past, got you an 11-course meal that included dishes like dry-aged veal with bone marrow; a soft egg with farro, corn and frogs’ legs; suckling pig with blackberries; and a New England clambake dumped on a brown paper mat.
Now, thoughAlthough Humm has not released his the new vegan menu for Eleven MadisonPark, all those dishes will be banished…