Lee Anne Wong

Lee Anne Wong gives her take on what went wrong with restaurant wars.

on Aug 20, 2007

 

I was thrilled to hear we got Daniel Boulud to judge this episode. If you haven't heard, besides being one of the greatest chefs in the world, Daniel was responsible for the super shammy gourmet burger, which started at $48 and could go as high as $200 (I think). I've eaten the DB burger many times. It's a juicy patty of premium ground sirloin, the center comprised of soft and tender braised short ribs and foie gras, studded with black truffles. It comes on a perfectly sized brioche bun, with fixings like tomato jam, lettuce, and onion. Salty herbed frites and aioli come on the side. While it has been less satisfying at various times, depending on who's cooking it in the kitchen, it's still one of those things you would never kick out of bed.