[Pink Pig Time Machine by Wilfrid: July 21, 2014]
These were days when I, and most enthusiastic diners I knew, had Bouley as their number one fine dining choice in the city. In 2002, it had re-established itself in the arched window, two dining room space which had been Bouley Bakery, and is now a Citibank,
And there was some serious talent passing through the kitchen in those years: César Ramirez (Brooklyn Fare), Shea Gallante (Cru, Giano), Dave Santos (Louro). What's more, some of us were going often enough that the kitchen knew us, and would devise lengthy, impromptu tasting menus.