Given the current hubbub about the world coming to a screaming halt tomorrow (which I don’t believe…unless it happens, in which case I friggin’ told you so) I thought it would be appropriate to discuss what final feast ya’all would want to sit down to if you knew there wasn’t going to be breakfast service.
I mean, c’mon…do you really want to head into eternity knowing the last thing you had was a salad? Not me!
Here’s what some of the world famous foodies, past and present, ordered or have requested at their last meal:
Although the French gourmand’s favorite comfort food was red meat and gin, she was documented in her biography saying her ideal last meal would include:
-Caviar with Russian vodka and oysters with Pouilly-Fuisse wine.
-Pan-roasted duck, with onions and chanterelle mushrooms
-Pommes Anna (thinly-sliced potatoes baked in butter) and fresh asparagus
-French bread with Roquefort and Brie, with a Grands-Echezeauxs Burgundy
-Walnut cake; ripe pears and green tea; and crème brulee
No reservations, Bourdain’s last meal would be roast bone marrow with parsley and caper salad, with a few toasted slices of baguette and some good sea salt
Eight to ten courses of seafood, pasta, and vegetables feast, beginning with marinated anchovies, to a Neapolitan version of a grilled cheese sandwich, on down the line to end with icy Limoncello, would be this chef’s choice.
Entrees…no question… would be Chef Chris’s grilled tri-tip, served with my garlic mashed potatoes, and Chef Terry’s crusty baguette.
Next course would be series of tapas plates including hautemealz.com member Di Anderson’s green chili chicken enchiladas, a good sopresseta salumi with goat cheese, and slow roasted pork cheek with chicharrones.
Guinness to drink, of course, and a bowl of spumoni ice cream for dessert.
What would YOUR last meal be?
– Chef Perry