Have you ever used that fancy little spoon they give you at fine dining establishments to clean your plate because the food was so good that you didn’t want to miss a morsel? At Veritas in midtown Manhattan, I unabashedly used mine to scrape away during every course. To my credit, I didn’t actually lick my plate, but I came close. From the exquisite lamb to the complex wine, our meal was fantastic. My one regret is that I was too full at the end of it to order seconds! Words often fail me in this podcast, and I’m strikingly inarticulate, but that’s because I can’t say enough good things about Veritas.
00:00 – 02:27 Known for its wine, a hip gem for New Yorkers
02:28 – 04:44 Three-course menu and the pouring and enjoying of wine
04:45 – 07:56 ‘Hail Mary’ starters and inarticulate ‘wows’
07:57 – 11:00 Main course speechlessness and almost perfect cod
11:01 – 12:48 Apple rhubarb tart, honey pannacotta, and ‘splitting’ dessert wine
12:48 – 14:45 Ratings and sign-off
Wine mentioned in this podcast: Bayo Oscurio 2004 Chilean Syrah
43 E 20th St.
New York, NY
Bridget rates Veritas 10/10
Tammy rates Veritas 9/10
Special thanks again to Random Pensees for the recommendation!