As a renowned chef and Top Chef Duels judge, it's safe to assume that Curtis Stone has experienced some pretty impressive menus. But when tasked with sharing his pick for most memorable meal, there's one he recalls without question.
"It was lunch at the Chateau de la Chevre d'Or in Eze, France," he reveals to Good Food. "There was no way I could afford to go there then but I was driving through with my girlfriend at the time, saw the sign and decided we'd just pop in to read the menu."
Then fate intervened. "As we arrived this guy in a suit welcomed us in, offered us drinks and suddenly we were just in this experience, and we went with it!" he says.
So what did they dine on that made such a lasting impression? "We had langoustines as an appetizer, lamb a couple of different ways, silky pomme puree with lardons, spring peas, something chocolate for dessert," he says. "All simple but refined French food with the experience amplified by the possibility I might have to stay back and wash the dishes."
[Source: Good Food]