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Vegetables such as asparagus, griddled with a tiny bit of olive oil, can develop intense flavor and be quite healthy.
Nothing is seemingly off-limits for her designs, which have ranged from asparagus to a hedgehog to a crystalline homage to Hillary Clinton’s beloved cat Socks (which resides in Amsterdam’s Museum of Bags and Purses).
My favorite menu item was ham eggs Benedict on a biscuit ($11.25), served with roasted potatoes and asparagus.
Among the small-plate starters, don’t miss the insalata verde, a lettuce-less salad where each morsel is a sign of spring — ramps, peas, fava beans, asparagus — magnified by a vinaigrette made from whey, a by-product of the house ricotta.
The menu will also offer a litany of side dishes, including creamed spinach, lobster macaroni and cheese, garlicky sautéed mushrooms, truffle fries, poached asparagus with hollandaise and velvety potato puree with smoked Gouda and bacon.
Vespertine's shaved white asparagus with white chocolate.
Okay, there are white asparagus and truffle moments and a restaurant-y turn or two.
Chef Andrew Schneider and chef de cuisine Sarah O'Bear are turning out dishes like canard au bourgignon, wine-braised duck leg and tender seared duck breast with carrots, asparagus and fingerling potatoes.
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