The chef does not recommend
We understand that most people once a week diners in the restaurant, already consider themselves noble gourmets and experts on the menu. However, even they are unlikely to know the backstage secrets of the restaurant kitchen. But the whole story well aware of the chef, the workers in these hottest kitchens. They have something to us today and told us that under no circumstances can not be ordered at the restaurant, and why.
Eggs Benedict with Hollandaise Sauce
Famous American chef Anthony Bourdain admitted that he does not know any colleagues who would be prepared hollandaise sauce after ordering. Usually it is made in advance and clean, as well as many other workpiece. The problem is that a very tasty sauce like bacteria and it must be stored under stringent conditions at a certain temperature. And these conditions are met, not all.
Typically, fish markets, which is famous for Asian countries, do not work on Saturdays. So everything that they sell on Sunday and Monday - a catch Thursday and Friday. One can imagine that it survives to the beginning of the week.
Many people choose chicken dishes because they are very difficult to spoil. Only here Visitors restaurants do not think about the amount of chemicals, hormones and antibiotics, which may be in the chicken. As of today, you can order food from other birds - such as quail or guinea fowl. But at home, you can cook a chicken farm, where you are sure.
It is often possible to see the visitors, for example, a Japanese restaurant and want to paste a burger. Since you came to a Japanese restaurant, order something on which he specializes. Why go to burgernuyu and take a modest salad or pasta? In such places, these dishes are written in the menu is only in order to please everyone. And you can guess that the non-core courses will be so-so.
So, if you want to paste, you go to a restaurant with proper kitchen.
Seafood in general is a dangerous thing and extremely cranky product. If you are not sure of the quality, origin and freshness, in any case, do not take them. For example, in the US a third of seafood sold with incorrect labeling.
Wagyu and Kobe
Wagyu - the common name of several breeds of cattle whose meat is highly valued and is very expensive. And Kobe - a premium quality beef, derived from the Japanese black bull breed. And the meat outside of Japan is not taken out, so that everything is sold outside the country, has little to do with this Kobe.
Many restaurants to give himself respectability and exclusivity, as well as earn more, include a la carte menu of meat Wagyu or Kobe. Needless to say, that is what you will be served, may be not Kobe. Better to take Angus ribeye from - not lose.
According to statistics, over the past five years cases of shellfish poisoning was recorded more than two decades. Perhaps this is due to the warming of the oceans - as you know, the bacteria multiply faster in warm environment. Or fashion for oysters peaked. In any case, the oysters should not take place only in checked at the seaside. If God forbid poison, remember this for a lifetime.
In fact much sense to take the delicacies at the restaurant there. Even in these very specialized store deli will cost you much cheaper, plus they have enough for a few meals. So think again before you book another masterpiece, topped with a teaspoon of caviar or truffle flakes.
The peculiar dish
Not all the traditional dishes of the past worth trying. Even if you do a lot of them had heard and seen them in a different menu. For example, the hash of corned beef - a dish that came up during the war, because beef issued normalized. In fact, you order for breakfast canned beef, while full of dishes made with fresh and tasty food on the menu.
Everything that you can cook at home
Since you've got "out" to dine in the restaurant, do not order a dish that you often eat at home, just because it's your favorite. Try something new that will make you wonder and blow up the taste buds. It does not have to be something fashionable with crazy combinations, it is enough that you have never tried.