NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - In the kitchen at Commander's Palace, the commander-in-chief, sorry the commander-in-chef, is Chef Tory McPhail.
Tory's got his hands on and in every bit.
WGNO News with a Twist features storyteller Wild Bill Wood finds out Tory's even making his own potato chips.
The chips are not down. They're homemade and on the menu at Commander's Palace.
It's one of the greatest restaurants in the world and Commander's is making history with what's happening there this summer.
It's the Chef's Playground White Table Cloth BBQ and here's Chef Tory's menu:
Red & White Shrimp Cocktail
A chilled Latin style cocktail with grilled Louisiana white shrimp and
pickled Argentinian red shrimp, avocado, Creole & heirloom tomatoes, chili,
lime and garlic ~served with red wine vinegar-barbecue sea salt potato chips and lunchbox chilies
Sierra Nevada “Nooner” • German Style Pilsner • California
2012 Commander's Palace Cuvée Brut Blanc de Noirs, Green Valley of Russian River Valley
Sweet Corn Fritters & Caviar
Jumbo lump blue crab meat and smoky grilled corn fritters with
Atchafalaya River Basin and cantaloupe caviar, okra tartar sauce,
smoked Parmesan and pickled watermelon
Tiny Bomb • Czech Style Pilsner • Tennessee
2013 Melville Estate “Verna's Vineyard” Chardonnay, Sta. Rita Hills, Santa Barbara, California
~le Coup de Milieu~
Appleton white rum, crushed lime, Louisiana sugarcane and mint
Crispy Duroc Pork Cheeks
Tasso brined and cracklin’ crusted cheeks with bacony barbecued white beans,
cheese curds, pickled mustard seeds and sweet & sour figs
Bells Amber Ale • Red Ale Style • Michigan
Bayou Blaze Irish Red • Irish Red Ale • Mandeville, Louisiana
2012 Sartori Family Pinot Noir, IGT Delle Venezie, Veneto, Italy
Black Angus Short Ribs
Smoky braised Creekstone short ribs with pink peppercorn jus, sticky parsnips,
cayenne ketchup, cowboy onion rings and grilled whiskey drunk peaches
Korova Milk Porter • Baltic Porter Style • Hammond, Louisiana
Irish Channel Stout • American Stout Style • New Orleans, Louisiana
2014 St-Cosme Cotes-du-Rhone, Rhône Valley, France
Summer Berry & Cornbread Trifle
Rum soaked buttermilk cornbread layered with lemon curd, basil Chantilly cream, sugarcane soaked summer berries ~finished with candied orange & grated coconut
Abita Blueberry Harvest • New American Wheat • Abita Springs, Louisiana
2014 Govone “Terre Sabaude” Moscato d'Asti DOCG, Piedmont, Italy
Optional Wine Pairing Per Person 31.25
Optional Beer Pairing Per Person 20.00