Last night, while the rest of us were watching Modern Family and putting the finishing touches on our Transformers costume for Halloween, Christopher Gross, the James Beard Award-winning chef and owner of Christopher's and Crush Lounge in Central Phoenix, was busy with his own evening activity: making dinner for none other than the American business magnate, media personality, author, magazine publisher, and sometimes pole dancer Martha Stewart.
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So what was on the menu for Martha and friends? Chef Gross gave me the rundown:
- Gougeres and vanilla dusted scallops - Gazpacho tea made with the Japanese round ice cube maker and olive bread stick - Salade of fresh hearts of palm with tarragon - Sous-vide filet red wine and marrow sauce with portobello tuile - Hot and cold nitro macaroons with hot pears and strawberries
By the looks of the photo, Martha enjoyed the meal.